Mechanical Engineer in Rockford, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Rockford, IL
  • Duration:
    0 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $30.0 - $39.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a great direct hire opportunity! Pipe & Wiring experienced required! 

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise direct reports in all aspects of manufacturing process planning including development, troubleshooting and maintenance allowing for stable and efficient manufacturing
  • Active shop floor support
  • Coordinate design and develop work holding systems using solid modeling software
  • Research and implement new equipment and technologies
  • Support all current and new product introductions
  • Assist in developing plant layout of facilities, equipment and operations for maximum utilization
  • Support as required Research and Development, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures
  • Research new manufacturing technologies/equipment to improve manufacturing cost, capability and quality
  • Conduct manufacturing vendor procurement and audit to ensure vendors/subcontractors are manufacturing products according to product specifications
  • Manages and trains in support of new equipment purchased
  • Develop new manufacturing techniques and conduct training with production
  • Recognize process weaknesses and present improvement plans


  • B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years progressive manufacturing experience of which at least 2 years were spent in a Team Leader or Supervisory role
  • Ability to conduct formal technical presentations
  • Ability to develop and manage complex projects
  • Experience with manufacturing CAM /CAD systems (Creo/EdgeCam preferred)
  • Experience with robotic systems and other automation (PLC’s)
  • Experience managing capital expenditure projects
  • Experience managing plant maintenance preferred
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment supporting all technical disciplines
  • Experience applying root cause analysis in the workplace

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work both independently as well as with others in a team environment. Candidates should be highly organized, possess a good work ethic, be safety conscious, and self-motivated with a proven capacity to multi-task. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, strong attention to detail and a professional demeanor, with the ability to keep a cool head in stressful situations.

All Candidates must be able to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the USA

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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