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R&D Welder Technician (Welding/Manufacturing)

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Kyocera Corp Vancouver , WA 98660

Posted 4 months ago

(Tasks listed are intended to be descriptive and not restrictive. An employee in this position may perform any of the tasks listed; however, these examples do not include all the tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.)


  • 5+ years' experience TIG welding of a variety of materials, sizes and geometries.

  • Trained machinist with experience in design and fabrication of prototyping/customized parts using standard techniques (lathe, mill, etc.).

  • CNC machining experience desired but not required.

  • Experience with weld inspection using helium mass spectrometry leak testing.

  • Experience with automated orbital welding of diameters >2" is desirable.

  • Experience with layout and assembly of semiconductor-class valve and tubing assemblies, including automated orbital welding of 1/8" " tube fittings, is desirable.

  • Hands-on mechanical and analytical experience.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Excel.

  • Knowledge of CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)

  • Must pass background check and drug screen.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English.


  • Meets production schedule and quality control targets for assembly welding of process-critical parts and assemblies.

  • Performs inspections and documents results related to quality control of welded and machined assemblies.

  • Supports engineering R&D projects through fabrication and machining of custom and prototype parts in a quick-turnaround environment.

  • Supports plant maintenance and facilities work through repair and fabrication of parts and assemblies.

  • Contributes to design and fabrication work for continuous improvement of work site installations and processes.

  • Ensures compliance with company and governmental safety rules and regulations in connection with EH&S personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in a businesslike, professional manner.


Operates under the direction of the Engineering Manager.


Production tools and instruments will include a TIG welding equipment, other welding and brazing equipment (spot welder, braze torch, etc.), standard machine shop equipment (mill, lathe, bandsaw, shear, etc.) as well as a variety of rough and precision hand tools, calipers, micrometers, gauge pins, etc.


Work is performed mostly in a production floor, hands-on setting.

Work is generally preformed Monday through Friday.

Ability to safely operate standard welding and brazing equipment (torches, power supplies, gas supplies)

Ability to safely operate standard machine shop equipment

Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, periodically bending, lifting and twisting.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

May be required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Keyboarding may require repetitive use of wrists, hands, and fingers, and frequently applying force to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects.

Be physically mobile within lab/setting, assemble papers, keyboarding, staple, file, photocopy, apply sufficient force to open and close file drawers, operate machinery, measure items.

Must be able to communicate by oral speech, writing and hearing in person and/or by phone in a businesslike, professional manner.

Ability to travel up to 10%.

The physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.


This position is exposed to moving parts, precarious conditions, and airborne particles consistent with a machine and welding shop.

The noise level in the work environment is typical of a machine, welding and fabrication shop.

Additional Information

This position may require exposure to information subject to US Export Control regulations, i.e.: the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be US persons within the meaning of US regulations.

Kyocera International, Inc. values diversity in its workforce, and is proud to be an AAP/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran stat

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R&D Welder Technician (Welding/Manufacturing)

Expired Job

Kyocera Corp