Mechanical Engineer in Elk Grove, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Elk Grove, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $21.63 - $26.44/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has a great opportunity for entry level Mechanical Engineers (Multiple openings) for our client in Sacramento, CA.

Position Overview:  This is a non-supervisory position with responsibilities to oversee, monitor, organize and implement overall Production Operations.  This is a hands-on and active role, ME shall utilize his skills and knowledge to direct and coordinate the operations and activities of the physical plant maintenance for production line jigs/fixtures to assure that all are calibrated, safe and in good functional condition. Control jigs/fixtures condition, movement & transfer within facilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties Includes the following (other duties may be assigned or removed upon requirement):

  • Identify unsafe operations and practices and report the same to Manager immediately.
  • Provide engineering support for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production.
  • Perform engineering analysis to reduce downtime and outages.
  • Evaluate current production activities and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities.
  • Provides training and guidance to team members to accomplish production goals.
  • Stay current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes.
  • Develop best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability.
  • Maintain all ME related stations and tools regularly
  • Place new tools and jigs on production lines on time
  • Repair the bad tools or jigs from production lines and return ASAP
  • Report tools and jigs failure analysis and solution
  • Make up purchase plan about tools and jigs spare parts.
  • Always keep the work in safety condition and follow the safety rules.
  • Assess machinery compliance with UL safety standards and upgrade machineries as required
  • Comply with company and customer safety guidelines, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • This post for SWING SHIFT, but ME should be able to work all shifts flexibly when job demands.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information, respond to questions from groups or managers.
  • Ability to provide engineering support for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production.
  • Ability to attain and maintain state of the art knowledge of all Company technology product and industry trends.
  • Ability to investigate problems, analyze root causes and derive resolutions.
  • Strong listening, oral and written communication skills, ability to motivate.
  • Able to plan, direct and delegate work to others.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills as well as administrative management skills.
  • Ability to develop best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability.
  • Able to use hand and power tools, lift up to 30 lb
  • Working Knowledge in Manufacturing Processes Validations, Equipment Inspection, root cause analysis and statistical process control principles,
  • Designing fixtures/Jigs using professional designing software (Desirable)
  • Working Knowledge in DOE Design of Experiments and NPI New Product Introductions (Desirable)
  • Familiar with OSHA and ESD requirements (Desirable)


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering (or similar engineering discipline).

Volt is an equal opportunity employer