CES is currently looking for a Lead Welding Engineer. This is a direct hire opportunity with a global automotive company. Please submit your resume to apply.


  • Post-secondary education in engineering discipline or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • 5 years related experience in an Automotive Welding Field.
  • Minimum 5 years Leadership in Automotive Field
  • Experience with IATF 16949, AIAG Core Tools and Customer Weld Requirements



  • Conduct safety talks and communicate safety bulletins.
  • Train Team Members on the specific job hazards.
  • Facilitate Accident and Incident Investigations.
  • Enforce safety rules and correct unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Provide / arrange coverage for absenteeism and overtime.
  • Support the Liaisons with weld quality concerns at the customer/supplier plants.
  • Travel to customer/supplier on any shift to support and assess concerns.
  • Support weld team participation in the investigation and resolution of all customer and
  • supplier concerns.
  • Understand time and resources required for support of APQP activities, and generating PPAP
  • Direct & monitor implementation of all documentation for new products to ensure timeline is
  • met for production readiness.
  • Lead the weld group and production support team to successful closure of weld issues and on
  • time exit from safe launch.
  • Responsible for the daily activities of the Weld group.
  • Support in the updates, revisions, implementation and archiving of weld records
  • Monitor the successful completion of daily batch & hold processes
  • Support the training of production personnel in all weld quality requirements.
  • Ensure support is provided for all departments with any quality/welding concern.
  • Develop meaningful KPIs that will drive Standard Work, Safety & Accountability.
  • Support and follow through on completion of tasks / projects, PMR’s and CIP’s.
  • Attend and / or champion meetings.
  • Team specific meetings complete to schedule – follow up on tasks.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency to achieve results.
  • Perform other duties as designated.

Please submit your resume to Lisa: lisa@canadianexecutivesearch.com



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