Machining Engineer in Waterloo, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Machining Engineer to work on-site with our customer in Waterloo, IA in the manufacturing and agricultural industry. As a Machining Engineer, your responsibilities would include:

  • Develop machining processes for new and existing parts
  • Develop CNC machining programs using CAM Software
  • Support projects that introduce new CNC equipment into the factory from planning through beginning production
  • Support, plan and implement CNC processes for product development
  • Develop complex NC machining processes
  •  Work with maintenance production and engineering to communicate and resolve issues
  • Support order fulfillment in troubleshooting daily issues
  • Develop and implement new NC machining processes and perishable tooling improvements
  • Innovate and implement processes for cost reduction, quality and safety improvements
  • Develop and test new processes and technologies through creating a plan and executing
  • Understand principles of manufacturing tooling, tool design and quality.
  • Understanding of GD and T, product modeling and print interpretation.
  • Develop and maintain the NC groups archival and documentation resources


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Looking for candidates with 3+ years of working experience after school.
  • Proficient with 3D CAD and CAM software (TDM, FeatureCAM, Pro/NC and/or Vericut) or equivalent
  • Proficient with NC Programming
  • Proficient with Lathes and Machining Centers in the areas of steel or iron machining
  • In-depth understanding of tooling and tooling systems
  • Good computer and office software skills
  • Experience with in-process gauging
  • Experience with multi-axis machining
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Motivation and Initiative
  • Background in Robotic/Automation

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer