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Mechanical Engineer in Aurora, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Aurora, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    152901
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563-723-3700

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 Mechanical Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Aurora, IL.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 12 months.

Within this role, you will:

  • Direct and participate in the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability for the Hard Rock Vehicle underground product team
  • Delegate portions of the project to other engineers and lead and coordinate the design, analysis, and computer simulation effort
  • Prepare development plans and meet scheduled dates; provide guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the product project to ensure development schedules are met
  • Act as the development team leader by interacting with plant locations and various engineering departments
  • Conduct technical evaluations on competitive products
  • Coordinate product tests
  • Evaluate, define, and resolve design and manufacturing problems
  • Travel to foreign and domestic plants, dealerships, and customer job sites to solve design problems or to field test locations to evaluate a product improvement
  • Keep abreast of latest technological advancements and prepare design concepts and develop unique product design features the company often patents to gain competitive advantage

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or above, in Mechanical Engineering or a related field of study
  • 2+ years of design experience using Creo and VisView software
  • Strong conceptualization, communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to perform independent and complex assignments while working with offshore resources
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to deliver high quality and velocity results
  • Ability to collaborate with suppliers and other process partners to develop designs which fulfill customer expectations and meet cost, manufacturing, and assembly goals
  • Analytical experience using FEA and other analytical tools
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment in using VPD for NPI and NTI initiatives
  • Experience with wheeled machine applications (i.e. wheel loaders and trucks)

*** This position is located in Aurora, 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!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.