OFP Weld Manufacturing Engineer in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking an OFP Weld Manufacturing Engineer to work onsite at our client, John Deere, located in East Moline, IL.  This is a contingent opportunity forecasted for one year.  Within this role, you will provide Weld ME support and basic troubleshooting for current welding operations on a multi - shift line. In addition, you will:

  • Investigate, gather and analyze data for identifying root cause for welding issues in the departments supported
  • Establish routings, pay standards, layouts, weld tooling, weldments costs, OMS, and control plans for revisions to current operations and/or running changes for current product
  • Identify and implement cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas for welding operations
  • Work with PDM, SAP, WPlanner/MPM, OMS, and Creo to perform engineering functions
  • Design cell layouts to improve material flow and material presentation
  • Participate in annual factory capacity planning and productivity activities for departments
  • Assist in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans

What Skills You Need

  • Work experience or formal education in Welding Engineering
  • Experience programming and troubleshooting Fanuc robotic welding applications
  • Knowledge of manufacturing weld processes, tooling and facilities
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with union employees, peer engineers and supervisors
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • General understanding of Creo, AutoCAD or other modeling software
  • Knowledge of engineering tools, systems and databases (SAP, JDAAT, etc.)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools
  • Experience with shop floor manufacturing and incentive pay systems such as Continuous Improvement Pay Plan (CIPP).
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing through the John Deere Quality Production System (JDQPS) or similar Quality Production System.
  • Work experience with the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP)
  • Experience with Lincoln & Miller MIG welding equipment and resistance welding 

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline with an emphasis on welding

*** This position is in East Moline, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.