Drivetrain Test Engineer - PV&V in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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 Drivetrain Product Verification and Validation 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:

  • Manage individual test bay utilization
  • Provide daily communication and work with multiple departments to obtain required resources to accomplish the test activity objectives
  • Communicate current test status
  • Shakedown and troubleshoot unit under test and test sequences
  • Verify test limits / shutdowns (perform pretest check list)
  • Run tests
  • Create test run work orders
  • Process data
  • Verify quality and accuracy of data
  • Analyze test data
  • Create and execute mid-test and post-test inspection work orders
  • Create unit under test removal work orders
  • Determine conclusions from test
  • Determine pass / fail – meets / does not meet acceptance criteria
  • Generate non-conformance corrective action requests for items not meeting acceptance criteria
  • Perform root cause analysis for problem solving / failure resolution with Drivetrain Design
  • Store and archive final data
  • Generate test reports
  • Deliver results to stakeholders
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to Drivetrain Design
  • Complete test activities in the test management system
  • Provide feedback to support teams (e.g. fixture part improvements, reclaims)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering is preferred; Biomedical, Electrical or Computer Engineering is also acceptable
  • Ability to read software programming, for example:  MATLAB, Python, and/or Visual Basic

*** 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.