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Welding EngineerKillarney | Job ID 65536

  • Job ID 65536
  • Division Maritime Cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time


The employee will be employed as a Welding Engineer within the Quality Assurance Department and shall report on a day-by-day basis to the Quality Manager.  The employee will be required to attain and maintain an appropriate standard of independent certification to become competent to carry out the role of Welding Engineer.  The current certification requirement is European Welding Engineer as defined by the requirements of ISO14731.  Further certification may be required if the requirements of the appropriate international standards for the welding engineering knowledge base dictate it or as may be required by the company when these are identified.

Key elements of the role
•    Any and / or all tasks and responsibilities / duties identified in ISO14731 Annex B in support of the company management systems and standards.
•    Undertake training as necessary for new and existing equipment, processes etc.
•    Coordinate welding management and related activities.
•    Prepare relevant reports in a timely and professional manner using appropriate company equipment e.g. computers, digital cameras, NDT equipment etc.
•    Make use of computer-based systems including CAD, BAAN, LIKV, LIDA systems available within LCC and other software packages e.g. E-mail, Word, Excel, etc.
•    Liaise and communicate with personnel and departments within LCC and any external companies as maybe necessary from time to time.
•    Investigate quality / production /welding issues in a professional and diligent manner.
•    Strive to drive continuous improvement in LCC.
•    Support and develop quality management systems and support the certifications held by LCC (ISO9001, ISO 3834-2, EN1090 etc.).
•    Support, cooperate and assist other engineers and inspectors in the course of their duties as necessary.
•    Keep records of work and control inspections carried out including new records which may be introduced as necessary to demonstrate product quality, quality control and             completion of inspections.
•    Cooperate in the management of welding activities throughout the company.
•    Carry out or assist in welder certification and testing.
•    Monitor the quality of welding on a continuous basis and report findings to both production and management personnel as necessary with relevant KPI’s.
•    Carry out weld testing using whatever means are necessary or required e.g. visual examination, leak testing using air pressure etc. and other duties may be necessary from       time to time as directed by MQ and management.
•    Produce, coordinate, and document Welding Procedure Qualification Reports / Testing, Welding Procedure Specification and other documentation as may be required to             control monitor and demonstrate good practices in welding management.
•    Assist other control inspectors or carry out other quality department functions.


Qualifications Requirements and Experience

•    A degree in Mechanical Engineering
•    Certification as a European Welding Engineer
•    Relevant experience in all aspects of steel fabrication
•    Experience in a quality development role
•    Good computer skills, with experience in CAD being a distinct advantage
•    Good organisational and time management skills
•    Willingness to travel


We offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, training and development opportunities, subsidised canteen, retailer discounts, travel opportunities, sports and social club, cycle to work scheme and if that isn’t enough, we have an early finish on a Friday!

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Emily O'Connor at: [email protected]

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  • Job ID 65536
  • Division Maritime Cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of ship to shore cranes, rail mounted gantry cranes and rubber tyre gantry cranes. From its base in Killarney, Ireland, the company designs, builds and exports container cranes worldwide. Founded in 1958 as the first Liebherr factory outside of Germany, today, container cranes manufactured by Liebherr in Ireland are renowned for their quality, longevity and productivity.


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