Manufacturing Engineering Technician I in Ankeny, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ankeny, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Materials Engineer to work on site with our client, John Deere, in Ankeny Iowa.


**Prefer recent graduates with a degree in Material Science or Chemical Engineering.


  • This position will retrieve, move and section parts for metallurgical exams.
  • This may include hardness testing, case depth evaluation and microstructure evaluation.
  • This is a first shift (day) position, nominally 7 AM to 330 PM, with variances up to an hour each way as demands require.
  • The metallurgical lab is located on the shop floor, thus, full personal protective equipment is required (metatarsal steel toe shoes, eye and hearing protection, bump cap, and at times, gloves).
  • You may have to lift parts up to 20 pounds by hand to place on the sectioning equipment.
  • You will take work direction (location of sections needed, testing to be performed) from John Deere Materials Engineering staff.
  • You may be asked to present your method and findings to local groups of quality engineers or operations staff.

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.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.