Test Lab Technician in Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Moline, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Testing Technician—Must Be available to work Weekends

Volt has an opportunity with John Deere for you to become part of their prestigious team of professionals.  We are seeking an Test Lab Technician  to monitor and adjust for rig testing  in Milan, IL

This is a Third shift position that will require weekends, it is expected to typically have a minimum of 40 hours a week.

Required Tasks/Duties/Responsibilities:

Test Monitoring

  • Monitor operation of test rigs and setups to maximize test rig uptime
  • Monitor and adjust test controls and trends for each test setup as needed to keep test rig operating, maximizing test rig uptime
  • Perform specimen inspections as required by the defined test parameters
  • Document all incidents or activities related to each test with the Enterprise Event Tracking System (EETS) software
  • Contact Supervisor with any test setup or test specimen issues that prevent test uptime
  • Monitor new and existing incidences (failure modes) to insure there are no catastrophic failures of the test setup or test specimen
  • Perform an emergency shut off of a test and/or of the main hydraulic power supply to prevent either catastrophic failures and/or environmental issue.

Additional Responsibilities/ Metrics

  • Safety
    • Track Incidents
    • Track Near Misses
    • Use STOP safety principles
    • Co-Develop Safety programs
  • Participate in 5-S
  • Participate and offer LEAN improvement ideas
    • Improve Efficiency/ Cost Reduction initiatives
  • Retention
  • Weekend test monitoring coverage
  • Cleaning and general maintenance as required


   Candidates must be proven to be mechanically inclined

   Experience as an auto mechanic preferred

   Proficient in MS Office Suite

Submit your resume today!

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.