New Flyer is North America’s heavy-duty transit bus leader with various locations in North America. Offering the most advanced product line under the Xcelsior® and Xcelsior CHARGE™ brands. It also offers infrastructure development through New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions™, a service dedicated to providing safe, sustainable, and reliable charging and mobility solutions.


As the Weld Development Specialist, you will provide welding training and support to the Production team with the design and development of practical welding training programs. You will identify, develop, and organize well resources with cell leadership for welders required to participate in the classroom and/or on-the-job training (OJT).


  • Analyzes measures of performance relevant to the area of specialization, root cause and determiners if relevant training interventions are necessary.
  • Assists in defining performance requirements and standards, assesses current performance and identifies training and development needs for employees in the weld shop.
  • Provides support to the Weld Cell Team during the observation, creation and improvement efforts of standardized work instructions and procedure qualification records.
  • Maintains the CWB certification program in Winnipeg by scheduling and administering recertifications as required.
  • Develops curriculum and administers and maintains internal certification programs for weld processes outside current CWB certification.
  • Supports the development and delivery of the practical portion of training for internal applicants to be welders.
  • Ensures processes established by the New Flyer institute on course delivery including sign in sheets, course evaluations and materials are ready and prepared for practical training delivery.
  • Ensures the weld department is compliant with CWB codes and Company certification requirements
  • Observes all applicable safety requirements and reports immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Welding Certification (Journeyman/CWB) or equivalent work experience.
  • CWB Supervisory Certification.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Welding role with a focus on OTJ training techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering weld drawings with an ability to interpret and apply in practical applications.
  • Knowledge of aluminum, stainless and carbon steel welding as well as manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of CWB weld certification/recertification requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate with all levels in the organization.
  • Experience as an OJT trainer considered an asset.


  • Competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • A continuous learning environment.
  • Ability to advance your career with a growing company.
  • NFI Group has been named a Manitoba Top Employer for 2020 and this is the tenth since the competition was established in 2007.
  • Employee social committee organizes numerous events throughout the year, including summer barbecues, holiday festivities, sporting events and tournaments, and much more.
  • Ongoing employee development through a variety of in-house training initiatives along with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions.


We exist to move people. Our mission is to design and deliver exceptional transportation solutions that are safe, accessible, e­fficient and reliable.

NFI Group is a leading independent global bus manufacturer providing a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions. News and information are available at www.nfigroup.com, www.newflyer.com, www.mcicoach.com, www.arbocsv.com, www.alexander-dennis.com, www.carfaircomposites.comand www.nfi.parts.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


Application question(s):

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?


  • Welding: 5 years (required)
  • Training & development: 1 year (preferred)