Principle Welding Engineer

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  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


Morson International are recruiting Welding Engineers to join our client, BAE Systems, in Barrow-In-Furness.

Job description:

Provide welding engineering guidance and support to structural and piping areas across the submarines business unit.
* Undertake Procedure Qualification Record development, testing and formal approval of welding procedure specifications to support process improvements within the production environment.
* Assist with preparation and transmittal of welding documentation to production areas.
* Monitor weld quality within structural and piping areas and report findings to line management.
* Conduct routine process audits within production areas to investigate defect trends and facilitate improvement.
* Investigate and review emerging process technology and consumables for applicability to submarine construction.
* Liaise with internal departments (production, QC/QA etc) to ensure welding process control is enforced and maintained.

The Individual:

Qualified to BSc/BEng level or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.
Chartership with The Welding Institute - Essential

Familiar with national and international codes and specifications relating to welding.

Ability to work as part of a team or independently as required.
Able to assimilate and process data from a range of sources.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the business.
Significant demonstrable working knowledge of the main welding processes typically used for structural and piping applications within a heavy engineering environment.

Shift patterns subject to programme demand

Successful candidates will need to achieve SC clearance before a start date can be arranged.

Medical and Drug and Alcohol test will be required.