Manufacturing Engineer - Entry Level in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for an Manufacturing Engineer to work variable shifts on-site with our customer John Deere in East Moline, IL on contingent assignment forecasted for 1 yearAs an Manufacturing Engineer, you will to be responsible for the sheet metal operations to support various shifts. In addition, you will:

  • Create routings, order tools, modify reroutes and work in SAP environment.
  • Work with design engineering and Product Delivery Process (PDP) for solutions to make parts with consistent process capability, placing the correct tooling paired to the right machine tool.
  • Work closely with current product engineers, PDP manufacturing engineering, operations, quality services, and the wage work force.
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement (CI) Grow process which drives quality, ergonomic, and safety projects.
  • Participate in our QIT meetings and will work closely with wage quality coordinator.
  • Plan out machine modernization upgrades in order to keep our equipment up to industry safety standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related Engineering field (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial, etc.)
  • We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.
  • Understanding of SERA or safety measurement.
  • Knowledge of the Continuous Improvement process.
  • Strong understanding of NCCA (corrective action), and process capability studies.
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Working knowledge of forming, tooling, punch and laser operations.
  • Ability to work variable shifts.

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Working knowledge of Pro/E (for importing to Radan program and for measuring geometry), AutoCAD, FactoryCAD, VisMockup, Bend programming (Radan).
  • Understanding of press work processes, shearing, roll forming, weld fixture design and machining operations.

Additional Skill preferred:

  • Experience in specifying torque tooling.
  • Extensive knowledge of combine or front-end equipment.
  • Experience in JDAAT.
  • Experience in WPlanner and FactoryCAD.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

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 for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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