HOP-Welding Technician

Website Martinrea International

HOP-Welding Technician Job Highlights

Title HOP-Welding Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Hopkinsville, KY, United States
Company Martinrea International

Company Profile

Martinrea International is a diversified global automotive supplier, focused on accelerating innovation in metal forming, aluminum casting, fluid systems, and flexible assemblies to help automakers meet their lightweight requirements. At the same time, it improves a vehicle the overall strength, safety, and fuel efficiency.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a HOP-Welding Technician who will be responsible for ensuring Martinrea and Customer quality requirements are met by identifying and resolving welding concerns.

Educational Qualification

  • Possess a Post-secondary Education – Completion of Welding Technologist/Technician Course from a Community or recognized college consisting of two years or more

Work Experience

  • Possess manual GMAW experience
  • Working experience with industrial robots


  • Archiving and maintaining the Paxit system
  • Assist in the training of production personnel in all quality requirements when required
  • Assist with Robotic weld touchups
  • Attend and or Champion quality meetings when requested
  • Be dedicated to generating and or assisting in PPAP packages when required
  • Conducts weld inspection and analyzes weld data, generates reports
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost-reduction activities.
  • Cover for the other Technicians if he/she is absent
  • Establish, maintain, and implement welding parameters to support production and Quality Assurance
  • Keep the product cleaned up in quarantine
  • Maintain a sound understanding of customers’ product and engineering specifications
  • Participate in problem-solving activities
  • Participate in Product, System, and Process Audits as required
  • Perform all duties and promote them in a manner that reflects the Martinrea Expectations, through Martinrea Employee Charter.
  • Provide support to all Departments for weld-related issues
  • Support buy-offs when required
  • Support the WECs on new and existing programs


  • Ability to work well with fellow team members and promote the “Team” concept
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Basic knowledge and use of measuring equipment (micrometers, calipers, indicators, and height gauges)
  • Basic knowledge of ISO/TS 16949:2002 an asset
  • Basic understanding of CMM
  • Fundamental understanding of NDE techniques
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Must be willing to work shifts and be flexible (including overtime on short notice)
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound understanding of Gas Metal Arc Welding, Projection, and Resistance Welding
  • Sound understanding of Welding Metallurgy
  • Understanding of Core Skills and basic GD&T


  • Generating and upkeep of the Weld Set up Instructions, Weld Inspection Records, and Weld Length records
  • Ability to work well in a team environment or individually
  • Audit and approve Special Material Requests and rework material when required
  • Initiate and coordinate problem reports and containments
  • Buy off of the First-off/Mid-off processes, and set up verifications to ensure it is being done correctly
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency to achieve results
  • Take initiative to follow through on the completion of tasks/projects, PMRs, and CIPs

Working Conditions

  • 10% office,90% plant floor (PPE required)

Effort/Physical Demands

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required

Safety Instructions

  • Ensure that your department is clean, tidy, organized, and a safe workplace at all times.
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices, or certain clothing as required by the company
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies, and procedures

Employer’s Statement

Martinrea International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit martinrea.prevueaps.com.

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