Automation Engineer in Bettendorf, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    5/10/2020
  • Job ID:
    222569
  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563/723-3700

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 bdexter@volt.com.We look forward to hearing from you soon.