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Supplier Quality Welding Engineer

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Franklin, Massachusetts, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

Job Description: Weld Engineer, Design and Supplier Quality Support


  • Design review & approval of welded components/assemblies (mostly for naval application)
  • Review & approval of design changes related to welded components/assemblies
  • Support of welding suppliers with procedure and process controls, documentation, weld maps
  • Become SME regarding customer quality flow down requirements related to welding
  • Support new program requests for quote on products expected to require welding
  • Work closely with Production Floor and Purchasing groups to support RMA process and general supplier improvement/development
  • Assist in review of Approved Supplier List to determine and implement tactical supply chain improvements
  • Supplier visits  to review/eliminate welding and quality related issues
  • Supplier surveillance audits


Required Experience:


  • 10 years relevant experience related to welding
  • Weld Engineer Degree or equivalent area (materials) with welding experience
  • Strong background in AWS welding specifications
    • Design review for requirements and manufacturability
    • Weld procedure qualification
    • Welder performance requirements (training, qualification, and maintenance)
    • Most often related specifications include but not limited to
      • AWS: D1.1, D1.2, D1.3,D1.6, D1.9
      • ASME Section IX
      • NAVSEA technical publications for welding
  • Design or Process Improvement history related to welded components/assemblies


Preferable Experience/Certifications:


  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI or SCWI)
  • AWS Certified Welding Engineer (CWEng)
  • ASNT/ACCP NDT Level II or III (or equivalent)
  • Supply Chain Management/Development
  • Support of Defense Market programs
  • Previous experience in ISO 9000 or AS 9100 Quality Management System certified company



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If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.