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Product Design Engineer - Machine Structures in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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 a Product Design Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in East Moline, IL.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 1 year.  

Within this role, you will:

  • Determine engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for complex structural design problems
  • Produce possible design solutions to improve cost, quality, and reduce vehicle weight based upon knowledge of structural design engineering; this will include involvement of engineers from other functional areas, manufacturing, supply management, quality, and/or supplier personnel
  • Compile and create ECM documents, design guidelines, prepare design reviews, and other reports to document the design solution required for the building of prototypes and adoption of the design with involvement of a cross-functional team that may include other DEs, MEs, QEs, as well as SM and supplier personnel
  • Provide technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality, and supply management organizations
  • Support various builds/field/fit up activities whenever required
  • Design parts within cost and manufacturing constraints
  • Provide quick design solutions or new concepts to resolve unexpected problems that may arise during product verification
  • Resolve build issues quickly
  • Maintain effective communication with a diverse project group that will often include team members for global units

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or engineering field
  • A hands-on person, who has in-depth experience with design/modeling and drafting detail work in any or all the following areas:  sheet metal fabricated components, weldments, castings, structural components and bolted assemblies
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes like laser cutting, stamping, forming, and weld fixture
  • Experience with the application of GD&T for structural weldments and knowledge of the capability of the related processes
  • 3+ years of Pro/E experience (Creo)
  • Ability to travel (up to 10%) to support design development and prototype builds; as well as travel locally to diagnose and address production manufacturing issues

* Hours of work are typically 6 AM to 3 PM – with some flexibility.  Metatarsals are required.

*** This position is located 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.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.