Assembly Manufacturing Engineer in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for an Assembly Manufacturing Engineer to work on-site with our customer John Deere in Moline, IL on contingent assignment forecasted for 1 year. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope.
  • Provides support and trouble-shooting for current operations.
  • Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions. Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope.
  • Applies electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling and simulations.
  • Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System of moderate scope.
  • Designs operations layouts. Improves material flow and material presentation.
  • Leads team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope.
  • Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.
  • Analyzes and makes modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans.


  • Highly prefer local candidates
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
  • Looking for candidates 1 to 3 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Exposure to Pro-E & Auto CAD.
  • Work experience in a union environment.
  • Knowledge of capital budgeting and capital equipment justification.
  • Knowledge of shop floor manufacturing, incentive pay systems, and work measurement.
  • Ability to function in a team environment.
  • Exposure to line design, material presentation, cycle balancing.

Skills to stand out:

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Previous customer experience.
  • Knowledge of tooling design.
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Understanding of ergonomic tools and concepts.

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.