Weld Engineer
at our site in Dallas

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a development partner to the automotive industry. We are active worldwide as a full-service supplier for complex metal and hybrid structures in body-inwhite, crash management systems, chassis applications and cross car beams. With 9,000 employees we are active all over the globe.

Your Tasks


  • Facilitate the design, quotation, build and installation of all welding necessary to manufacture new products working closely with vendors and KIRCHHOFF Automotive Dallas personnel.
  • Act as champion of assigned programs’ APQP activities.
  • Produces welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles.
  • Outlines plans and conducts research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes and procedures
  • Improve existing or develop new welding equipment
  • Develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures,
  • Prepares technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
  • Creates welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre- and post-heating requirements that involve use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints, and complex post- heating requirements.
  • Evaluates new developments in welding field for possible application to current welding problems or production processes.
  • Directs and coordinates technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers' compliance with established welding procedures, restrictions, and standards; in testing welds for conformance with national code requirements; or testing welding personnel for certification.
  • Contacts personnel of other agencies, engineering personnel, or clients to exchange ideas, information, or offer technical advice concerning welding matters.
  • May perform experimental welding to evaluate new equipment, techniques, and materials.
  • Complete annual CQI weld assessment.
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.
  • Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.
  • Ensures he/she is in full compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, while representing KIRCHOFF Automotive or during the use of any KIRCHHOFF Automotive provided equipment.

Your Profile


Work Experience (provide details and minimum # of years required)


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive industry with welding technology experience preferred in controls and robotics


Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks and changing priorities
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and exercises sound judgement

·         Novice computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Project,


  • Engineering Degree or Welding Engineering/Technology certificate and Associate’s degree preferred


Your Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k plan with a company match

Your contact

Melissa Tarsha
KIRCHHOFF Automotive Troy
3901 West Miller Road, Suite 200, Garland, TX

My job

Living and working in the region