Design Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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 John Deere’s facility in Waterloo, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for at least one year.  

Within this role, you will:

  • Perform basic product design, testing and/or analysis work
  • Operate in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews
  • Develop recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation
  • Apply existing applications to routine problems
  • Produce and/or evaluate possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications; this may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel
  • Analyze assignments and determine engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects
  • Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel
  • Learn and apply company engineering policies and practices; learn company products
  • Execute test or analysis plans for product verification and validation
  • Review field returned parts to determine root cause and aide in the redesign effort to correct or improve

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with Creo
  • Willing to function as part of a team, but also at times alone, in redesigning current products to improve their reliability, decrease warranty, increase manufacturability, performing claim coding.
  • Experience with fuel systems or at minimum engine component design

*** 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.