Manufacturing Data Engineer in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kirkland, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $110000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an experienced manufacturing engineer for a client in Kirkland, WA. This is a direct hire position with our client. 



  • The Manufacturing Data Engineer position will be the subject matter expert on our manufacturing Execution System (MES), leading efforts to maintain the system, manage data quality, report/analyze production data and lead the effort to maximize proper use of the MES systems
  • Critical emphasis on integration and communication between different systems.
  • You will slice and dice data sets, move data between different locations and develop programs/scripts to automate the transactions of data to and from many different systems.
  • Once the data is in the proper place, you’ll develop quick, simple and easy user interfaces used by office staff, executives and factory floor personnel doing their daily jobs.
  • This role is highly customer-facing. 
  • Included, but not limited to, are the following responsibilities:


  • Become the subject matter expert on the configuration and data structures of our Manufacturing Execution System (MES), assisting engineers with knowledge on how the system is used to create NPIs, processes, reports and other tasks
  • Work with manufacturing/engineering teams to analyze production operations data, understand daily KPIs, document daily manufacturing reports
  • Understand and help develop manufacturing processes in order to create the proper data required
  • Develop and maintain end-user programs, web applications, and reports
  • Develop and maintain back-end server services to integrate data between different systems and databases; This includes SQL Server databases, XML formatted data, CSV, .NET interfaces, COM interfaces, web services and plain text formats
  • Data mining and harvesting; maintain database queries, data modules, bug fixes/JIRA
  • Develop and maintain Microsoft SQL Server code, including views, stored procedures, triggers, SSIS, DTS, replication, linked servers, indexing and maintenance plans
  • Re-factor existing legacy software programs and code when appropriate
  • Relational database design and optimization
  • Application security
  • Documentation from a technical and end-user perspective
  • While this position is very much a data engineering job, you must have an appreciation for other IT roles.  Our small technology group is an integrated team; Sys Admins sometimes write simple code and coders sometimes assist with Sys Admin tasks.  We believe in well-rounded professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Engineering or related discipline, or 10 years general software/data engineering experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing, industrial or ecommerce experience
  • Fourth Shift (MRP), Aegis FactoryLogix (MES) and Oracle Agile (PLM) experience highly preferred
  • Familiarity with Project Management principles, processes, tools and language preferred


  • Must possess ETL or data integration experience
  • Parametric data pass/fail
  • Excellent knowledge of ASP.NET C#, COM interfaces and T-SQL
  • Knowledge of web application frameworks, such as MVC, Webform or others
  • Knowledge of general scripting languages, such as Javascript, batch or PowerShell
  • Experience with reading and managing existing legacy code to find bugs and solve them expeditiously
  • Source control and code versioning (SVN, Git, or other) experience
  • Experience with advanced analytics platforms such as Tableau, Microsoft Bl or others preferred
  • Strong working knowledge in MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills  (including the ability to write reports, business correspondence, policies and procedure manuals – if applicable)
  • Strong teaming and collaboration skills
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Be flexible, adaptable, able and willing to modify activities and direction with an ever-changing business environment
  • Ability to function effectively in a rapidly changing and growing environment, including sifting through multiple and disparate requests from diverse sources to assess and execute core needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and work ethic
  • Possess a professional attitude and promote the same in others

    Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

    Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.