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Engineer Product II in Ankeny, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ankeny, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $47.38/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is hiring a Logistics Engineer to work on site with our client, John Deere, in Ankeny IA.

**Masters Degree candidates are overqualified for this position

This position is for a Performance/Logistics engineer to support the verification, validation, and shipping of experimental cotton harvesters.

-Recent Grads will be accepted for this position

-1st shift 40 hours a week. Possible OT when in the field. Up to 70 hours plus a week

Job Description-

•             Lead/Manage the shipping, fumigation/inspection, and tracking of experimental machines, test equipment, and parts to quickly and efficiently accomplish moves and updates, including office related tasks as required. Work with engineers, mechanics, farmers, logistics, and shipping companies as required.

•             Create and manage experimental user agreements.

•             Plan, coordinate, conduct, and oversee full vehicle evaluations and field test activities of cotton harvesters.

•             Provide field test support through test site coordination/leadership.

•             Become proficient in the safe operation and maintenance of cotton harvesters to aid in design reviews, tests, evaluations, and trouble shooting.

•             Participate in, contribute to, and document design reviews and EETS dispositioning.

Required Skills and Experience

•             Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with farmers, engineers, mechanics, and logistics to get work done.

•             Well organized, with attention to detail.

•             Outgoing and good communicator

•             Ability to work with others in a professional manner while unsupervised.

•             Ability to multi task.

•             Experience working in a team environment and soliciting cooperation when needed.

•             Strong technical report writing skills.

•             A working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and powertrain systems.

•             4-year B.S. degree in engineering, technology, or equivalent experience.

•             SOME TRAVEL IS REQUIRED. Up to 30% travel required. Flexibility and ability to adapt regarding hours/travel/priorities

Desired Skills and Experience

•             Farming experience

•             Experience with the design, development and/or test of mobile equipment, preferably agricultural harvesting equipment.

•             Experience with data acquisition tools and analysis.

•             Knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of agricultural equipment.

•             Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical/electronically controlled components and systems

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.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online or for immediate consideration email resumes to We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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