Welding Engineer


Location: Middlesbrough

Job Type: Full time


Welding Engineer

Arc Processes and Welding Engineering Section/Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Group

Location: Cambridge /Middlesbrough

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Competitive rate

Are you looking for a new and challenging role providing welding engineer support to a range of different industries and companies? If so, TWI is currently seeking highly motivated applicants to support its industrial members meet their ever-changing challenges. The work will include office based consultancy support and welding reviews, short notice requests for site support, process development and validation activities through to opportunities to work on research topics related to materials performance and robotic welding, including additive manufacturing.

As a result of planned business growth, we are seeking speculative applications for the role of welding engineer. You will have a EWF/IIW Welding Diploma at Engineer level coupled with an appropriate qualification at degree level or significant demonstrable experience in welding engineering coupled with vocational qualifications, making you a Certified Welding Engineer.

Description of role:

The AWE Section delivers a broad range of projects to an international customer base, often with demanding requirements, including welding engineer support and welding/additive manufacture process development, and is seeking to profitably grow its business in the energy, defence and electrification sectors as well as developing oil & gas and construction engineering opportunities.

As a Welding Engineer in our team, you will propose, manage and deliver projects for our customers, as well as supporting day-to-day customer enquiries. To be successful, you will need to show:

  • An ability to understand and assess technical problems, enabling you to generate solutions through application of process knowledge, experimental trials and process development.
  • The ability to identify and develop leads during technical conversations and to generate ideas for internal/external/collaborative development projects.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills applicable to scoping, launch and delivery of projects to time, cost and quality targets.
  • Close collaboration with engineering and technical support colleagues to meet customer expectations.
  • Effective communication through various media (written, verbal & IT) to support business development, customer enquiries and project delivery in a direct customer-facing role.

Knowledge and experience in the following areas is essential:

  • Arc welding process deployment.
  • Arc welding implementation in industry (including support of new processes and users).
  • Codes and Standards (eg ASME, EN ISO, API etc.),
  • Weld inspection and testing.
  • Welding procedure specification, qualification and coordination.


This position will require travel both in the UK and abroad.

Security clearance:

British nationals with the ability to attain security clearance will be able to engage with some of our customers in greater application-specific detail, allowing greater impact in the role; this is a desirable attribute.

About us:

TWI Ltd is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.

Diversity statement:

TWI Ltd is committed to treating all employees fairly and to being an inclusive employer. Our aim is to create a work environment where our employees can reach their full potential. We put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our people practices to attract, develop and retain the best talent.

Closing Date: 31/3/23

Reference number: 203/22

This position has been produced as part of an initiative known as Centre for Materials Integrity which is part funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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