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Advanced Welding Process Specialist in Troy, OH at ITW

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

Hobart Brothers LLC, an Illinois Tool Works Company within the Welding Group, is a recognized leader in the manufacturing and distribution of welding consumables worldwide. 

 Basic Description:

The Advanced Welding Process Specialist will play a key role in emerging welding technology from the Industrial Platform for hard and flexible automation customers.  This position will work closely with our Key Account Managers to identify welding applications where we are able to clearly demonstrate the value of ITW Welding system solutions.  As opportunities are identified and pursued, this person will serve as a technical resource to our end users and sales team throughout the selling process and initial installation of the solution.  This position will also provide follow-up system support and troubleshooting to ensure our end users realize the full value of the system solution.  Additionally, this person will play a key role in developing subsequent applications of this technology.

The ideal candidate for this position would have a strong technical background along with a desire to work directly with end users and support our sales team.

The skills obtained from this position will provide a strong foundation for future technical and sales focused roles within the ITW Welding organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide system-level technical process support, and troubleshooting.

  • Work closely with divisional leadership to demonstrate customer value through part trials and system instillations, working with others as needed from product management, sales, engineering, R & D, process development, training, service, field support, and operations from Hobart, MWA, Tregaskiss, and Industrial Equipment to ensure successful results at target customer accounts.

  • Work closely with Corporate Account Managers and Process Improvement Specialists in the application of the technologies a key segment accounts.

  • Provide after-sale technical field support for target customers as required.

  • Provide customer training on new technology as required.

  • Participate in further development and testing of advanced welding solutions.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineer, Welding, or related technical field and relevant work experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of welding processes commonly used in flexible and hard automation.

  • Previous experience integrating robotic welding systems is preferred.

  • Strong understanding of metal core wire benefits and performance.

  • High personal confidence and ability to be assertive when necessary.  Can be direct as well as diplomatic, handle conflict effectively and be able to tactfully say “no”.

  • Technical aptitude and mechanically inclined.

  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude, high motivation, and solid decision-making abilities.

  • Well organized, aggressive self-starter with the willingness to learn and grow.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to build or leverage existing relationships among employees, distributors, and key end-users.

  • Comfortable presenting and facilitating before groups.

  • Ability to succeed in a fast-moving environment that values an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Expected travel is up to 60%

  • Position is located in Troy, OH, Appleton, WI or Carol stream, IL

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life, short and long term disability insurance, Holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

For more information on Hobart Brothers, please visit our web site at

If this is a description of your background and expertise, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

Apply to:            Amy Lucas – Human Resources Manager


101 Trade Square East

Troy, OH  45373

FAX:                     937-332-5302


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Hobart Brothers LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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