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Welding Quality Engineer

Tupelo, Mississippi
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Date posted 09/07/2023 Job ID 42292BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Welding Quality Engineer City Tupelo State Mississippi Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Salary Range $73,650 - $128,663

Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.


Develops, modifies, documents, and directs the implementation and evaluation of quality assurance programs and systems on one or more mid-size to large projects.
Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting quality standards and government regulations. Specialization in weld processes preferred.
Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing to ensure quality standards are in place.
Works on moderately complex and diverse problems where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.

  • Identifies and recommends design or manufacturing changes and enhancements.
  • Working with Welders and Weld Engineers to establish proper welding techniques and welding qualifications.
  • Utilizing AWS and other associated welding procedures. ASME and Tech Pub 278 preferred.
  • Determines technical objectives for quality assurance as well as approaches to completing projects.
  • Creates or recommends design, dimensional or manufacturing process changes to improve products and reduce costs.
  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
  • Participates in functional testing and/or inspection of equipment and systems.
  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction per AS9100.
  • Implements solutions to complex problems occurring internally and at vendor facilities.
  • May prepare statistical analysis reports, specifications, and other technical documents.
  • Interprets and adapts quality standards and government regulations.
  • Acts as company contact with suppliers, customers, and regulatory personnel to resolve quality issues.
  • Delivers technical presentations.
  • Provides project direction to other staff members.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related discipline and six or more years of related experience with a bachelor's degree or four or more years with a master's degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must be able to apply a detailed understanding of inspection methods and have strong knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of concepts, techniques, and methods in a particular field of specialization.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of welding procedures, qualifications, and technical requirements.
  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop creative solutions to complex quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal and external contacts.
  • Must be detail-oriented to accurately prepare statistical reports and technical documents in support of company objectives.
  • Must have strong leadership skills to direct staff members and ensure project costs and schedules are maintained while representing the organization on technical quality assurance issues.
  • Able to deliver effective technical presentations and work extended hours as required.

Salary:$73,650 - $128,663
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
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