Research Engineer in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 12/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Research Engineer (Python Coding) to work onsite at our client’s facility in Mossville, IL. This is a contingent position expected to last 1 year.

As part of the Analytics & Engineering Automation group, you will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to a cooperative team by creating, executing and maintaining computer processes which monitor engine health.

Responsibilities include:

The main function of a research engineer in the engine condition monitoring/product health team is to investigate, design, and maintain analytics models of mechanical products which output the mechanical products system or component health status. A typical research engineer has the ability to investigate failure modes and code those failure signatures into automated data analysis processes.

  • Coding engine health monitoring concepts into successful monitoring processes
  • Analyzing monitoring algorithms and scripted processes for improvement; working with team to execute improvements
  • Maintaining monitoring algorithms and scripted processes and replicating to new engine products
  • Analyze data in order to answer specific design and validation questions in the area of preventative maintenance and root cause analysis
  • Execute the creation of configuration files for data acquisition systems, defining what data is to be collected


  • Coding experience in Python
  • Ability to make common computations and read and interpret blueprints, technical drawing, schematics and computer-generated reports
  • Strong proficiency in statistical methods
  • Basic knowledge of diesel engine functions and some knowledge of engine subsystems and what they do
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 2-4 years of professional engineering experience

***This position is located in Mossville, Illinois. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.***

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.