Welding Specialist

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Welding Specialist


Located in Newark, DE.



 Job title


 Welding Specialist


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 United States





Company presentation


World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description


Air Liquide R&D centers, hosting a wide range of competencies, support the Group in achieving the highest level of excellence in the technologies it provides to its customers. The Delaware Innovation Campus (ICD) in Newark, DE provides innovation and technical support to Air Liquide's businesses and markets in the Americas and worldwide.

Our Delaware Innovation Campus, inaugurated in 2007, leads research and technology initiatives in 8 scientific and engineering disciplines. With researchers from 21 different countries, the Campus had the distinction of being named to the 2015 Philly Top Workplaces by the Philadelphia Inquirer and and cited in 2016 by the Delaware Business Times as one of "13 Cool Companies in Delaware." In 2017 we celebrated our 10th anniversary in Delaware and over 3,600 days without a recordable accident! In 2018 we celebrated 10 years of accident-free operations.

Job Responsibilities


The Materials, Design, and Manufacturing group supports growth of Air Liquide business through development of technologies applied to industrial and advanced manufacturing processes. Within this group, the R&D welding specialist leads process development of welding and cutting technologies from design to application.



Serves as a safety role model; promotes a high level of safety awareness and continuous improvement in safety practices.

Demonstrates an advanced knowledge and understanding of welding processes, welding applications, and automation including cutting systems, fixed automation, robotics, controllers and software.

Assures coordination of all welding tests, including planning and supervision of tasks.

Inspects and verifies welding work is completed in accordance with the regulations, codes, standards and specifications pertaining to the products manufactured.

Leads all destructive and non-destructive testing activities related to manufacturing.

Develops new processes from the design phase to industrial production, and optimizes existing processes in close contact with internal and external partners.

Helps to transpose innovations from the pilot scale to the industrial scale.

Solves problems and participates in workgroups to provide expertise and technical support to operations and business teams.

Participates in the design, assembly, operation, and maintenance of experimental test equipment to support the evaluation and characterization of processes for targeted applications.

Collects, analyzes, documents and communicates results of experimental tests.

Proposes innovative solutions and technical methods; supports development of intellectual property.

Builds competency and transfers know-how to others, serves as a mentor to worldwide welding specialist.

Qualifications & Competencies


Bachelor Degree in welding engineering / technology

2+ years experience

Must have a broad knowledge of the welding, cutting and fabrication processes common to the customer base,

Knowledge of manual, semi-automated and automated welding processes, shielding gas applications.

Knowledge of basic shop equipment used for punching, forming, bending, or rolling of both plate and structural components.

Ability to interpret blueprints of at least an intermediate level, including weld symbols.

Knowledge of basic takeoff and estimating techniques and rudimentary drafting skills.

Knowledge of welding and power equipment from many different suppliers.

Knowledge of bulk gas facilities and distribution through manifolds, mixers and piping systems.

Deep understanding of the materials and their behavior during welding and related techniques (preheating, heat treatments); fundamental knowledge of welding metallurgy, microstructure, and phenomenological processes occurring during welding and solidification.

Ability to design welded joints, including... For full info follow application link.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

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Job Posting: 856303

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Nov 05, 2021