Laser Welding Engineer


Columbus, OH

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 172 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

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Welding Engineer - Laser


Operation of laser welding equipment/systems, supporting equipment, software, and hardware

Research new manufacturing technologies related to laser-processing, request quotations, select vendors, issue requisitions, schedule demonstrations, and approve tooling

Engage with customers to explore and understand their laser processing requirements

Develop strong working relationships with our clinet's customers to ensure satisfaction and develop new project opportunities

Lead research programs by collaborating with project managers, technicians, and engineers across other disciplines in the organization

Stay current with industry trends and technical advancements

Actively seek-out various educational and training opportunities to keep current and demonstrate continuous growth 

Identifies and analyzes problems, gathers and sorts relevant data, and processes logically to determine preferred solution; applies knowledge and experience to the pursuit and execution of results that solve problems for the client

Write clear, concise, and accurate technical reports or documents for customers and/or internal audience

Effectively delivers oral presentations meant to inform or persuade both internal (peer and manager) and external (client) audiences

Offer input on the focus of our client's IRD funding and may develop proposals that require approval

Follow-up and interact with customers on reactive sales transactions. Initiate the reactive sales process without guidance

Interact with customer via "inquiry" process to explore sales opportunities


Knowledge and expertise in laser welding using one micron solid-state lasers (e.g. IPG Laser)

Understanding of optical systems and proficiency in experimental analysis

Basic metallurgical knowledge of carbon steel, stainless steel, and nickel based alloys

Exercises initiative and creativity within assigned project work

Utilizes judgment in communication styles and behaviors; recognizes impact on other team members

Exhibits proficient written and verbal communication with customers both internal and external

Analyzes and understands impact of individual contribution to project financial performance

Proven adaptability and flexibility as a part of team

Ability to maintain excellent customer relationships both internal and external

Proven success in a team-oriented environment

Strong ability to plan and organize tasks

A demonstrated passion for laser welding in manufacturing

Willingness to travel periodically (10-15%) to customers and conferences


B.S. in Welding Engineering, Material Science Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering


Two (2) or more years' experience in laser processing of metals; laser welding of metals using one micron solid-state lasers

Metallurgical experience/background in carbon steel, stainless steel, and nickel based alloys preferred

$80K - $90K