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Design Engineer in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Design Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Mossville, IL.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 12 months.  Within this role, you will assist with worldwide design control of the audible alarm and electro-mechanical switch product families. The alarm family includes back-up alarms, forward warning horns, and audible warning devices; the switch family includes rocker, toggle, limit, and pushbutton switches. These components are purchased finished from industry suppliers and utilize electromagnetic and piezoelectric technology.

In addition, you will:

  • Manage suppliers in the development of new products utilizing established processes for specification, sourcing, design and process verification, and production launch
  • Be responsible for projects focused on usage of existing components in new system applications, quality improvement, and cost reduction
  • Focus on product safety and regulatory compliance
  • Collaborate with a global supply base, purchasing, product support, system and sub-system engineers, and process partners in China

Required Skills/Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Agricultural or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong communication, teamwork, project management, and technical skills which will be used to collaborate with customers, suppliers, product support, systems engineering, and purchasing
  • Experience with the design or support of construction/mining, industrial, and/or heavy equipment
  • Knowledge of engineering, procurement, and manufacturing systems
  • Experience with the maintenance, continuous improvement, and development of new electrical/electronic components in collaboration with suppliers
  • Basic understanding of the principles of sound and acoustics and electro-mechanical switch operation
  • Familiarity with SAE and ISO standards governing the use of alarms on off-road and self-propelled machines
  • Knowledge of APQP, Pro/E, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, Six Sigma, reliability, circuit design, and EMC/EMI

*** This position is located in Mossville, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.