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Welder/Robotic Weld Engineer Technician

Knoxville, TN
January 28, 2019

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Terry Arwood


Phone: 423-***-****

Professional Summary

• Metal fabrication and operations specialist over 20 years of manufacturing and leadership experience

• AWS D17.1 Certified

• Expertise in robotic and multi-faceted welding/metal fabrications

• Self-motivated, goal and detail-oriented

• Efficient in the management of time, materials, and resources Education

2013 – 2016 Bryan College Dayton, TN

Associate of Science (AS), Business Administration and Management - 3.9 GPA Skills

• Lean Manufacturing

• Process Quality Control

• JIT Inventory Control

• Kanban

• 5S

• MS-Word/Excel/PowerPoint




• CNC Robotic Weld Machines

(programming, pinpoint adjustment

and parameter setting, and


• Resistance (Spot) Welding

• Weld logic lathes

• Plasma Cutting

• Waterjet Cutter

• CNC Brake Press

• Numerous Pneumatic and Electric

Power Tools

• Fabricate from Blueprint



2016 - Present Collins Aerospace Wilson, NC

GTAW Welder/Weld Tech Specialist

• Produce tight tolerance TIG welding applications using manual welding and Weldlogic lathes machines

• Fabricating pressure vessels, including fire extinguishing bottles and fire detection components for commercial and military aircraft and ground vehicles 2005 – 2016 Advanced Catalyst Systems, LLC. Maryville, TN Manual/Robotic Weld Specialist and Metal Operations Leader

• Maintained the rough end, assembly, and welding operations before transitioning into a supervisory role upon the company's expansion

• Instrumental in the development of employer’s robotic weld startup

• Completed OTC-Diahen robotic training program at Capital Robotics

• Create robotic GMAW weld programs and parameter settings for products being transitioned from manual GMAW and GTAW weld applications and new product designs and seek continuous improvement

• Develop and modify robotic programming and parameters for weld applications on steel sheet material with thickness’ ranging from 16 gauge to 1 2 ” stainless plate

• Cut sheet metal on Waterjet cutter, Form parts with brake press, and TIG weld stainless sheet metal, and pressure pipe applications (using combined welding and metallurgy knowledge per engineering print specifications) to construct and assemble quality catalyst units for various power generation and engine applications

• Led and supervised welding, metal fabrication, and assembly departments

• Assist in maintaining inventory control, process scheduling, and meeting shipping deadlines

• Train new employees for multiple job processes

• Coat units with precious metal solution

• Package, weigh and load product onto trucks

• Operate forklift and various machinery

1992- 2004 National Seating (CVS, CVG) Vonore, TN

MIG-Robotic MIG Welder

• High volume production in commercial vehicle seat manufacturing

• Motoman Robotic MIG programming, adjustment, and operation for weld production of:

o Seat bases

o Seat back frames

o Arms

• Manual MIG welding of bus passenger, driver, recliner, and wheelchair lower and back frames and various sub-assemblies

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