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Aftertreatment Continuous Improvement Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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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 has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals.  We are seeking an Aftertreatment Continuous Improvement Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Waterloo, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year.

Within this role, you will:

  • Investigate and resolve aftertreatment related field issues to improve customer experience and make progress towards achieving Distinctive Product Quality goals for all John Deere engines across engine series
  • Lead structured root cause investigations on aftertreatment failures and high occurrence diagnostic trouble codes and drive corrective action implementation
  • Work within a team whose members are passionate about creating a supportive environment, excellence and exceeding customer expectation
  • Provide technical support to Customer Support, Manufacturing, Marketing, Quality and Supply Management organizations
  • Develop component specifications as required that improve reliability, cost and performance
  • Ensure lessons learned from field issues are integrated into the next generation product as well as knowledge management documentation

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Agricultural or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field
  • 2+ years of engineering experience with diesel engines or aftertreatment design and development, engine subsystems, or component development and qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to independently solve problems, think critically, and generate conclusions/ solutions from technical data
  • Ability and willingness to travel, up to 15%

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Aftertreatment design or development experience
  • Experience with service diagnostic tools, lab and field test equipment, data acquisition and analysis tools
  • Experience with engine calibration, engine performance testing and/or electronic engine control systems
  • Experience in Product Verification and Validation test planning and execution
  • Experience in roles that demonstrate a working knowledge of product development and release life cycle
  • Product/process non-conformance and corrective action (NCCA) experience
  • Understanding of reliability concepts
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Six Sigma, or system engineering experience

*** This position is located in Waterloo, IA.  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.