Automation Engineer in Bettendorf, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/10/2020

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    Direct Hire
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Job Description

VOLT is looking for an Automation Engineering working in Bettendorf, IA for a Direct Hire opportunity with our client who is a leading manufacturer of plastic pallets and recycled plastics.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Design, maintain, and continuously improve all Assembly robotic equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Manage all phases of secondary equipment to ensure successful new program launches.
  • Continuously improve secondary equipment and assembly processes through increasing machine uptime and capability while decreasing machine cycle time.
  • Implement error proofing systems throughout the department.
  • Review and implement new technologies.
  • Assist with investigating equipment and part quality issues and implement effective action plans.
  • Provide training and guidance on robotic equipment to all department personnel.
  • Provide training for all Assembly Team members operation of Assembly machines and technology.
  • Ensure all robot programs are backed up and up to date.
  • Respond to downtime.
  • Design, install, and maintain assembly end of line testing systems.
  •  Assist in investigating customer and internal quality issues and implement corrective action plans to improve or products, processes, and equipment.
  • Implement error-proofing (poka-yoke) systems to eliminate the possibility for assembly errors.
  • Assist in launching new programs by assisting with secondary equipment builds.
  • Review secondary equipment with regards to machine operation.
  • Assist in creating effective PM’s for new equipment.
  • Implement continuous improvement projects to improve machine capabilities.
  • Support LEAN manufacturing including lean thinker and winning teams’ programs.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications to be considered;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • Candidates should have a strong mechanical engineering background, plant automation experience and continuing improvement process background
  • Previous experience in processing or plastics is required.
  • Must be available to work weekend as required.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For immediate consideration please email resume to look forward to hearing from you soon.