Tool Designer II in Ottumwa, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ottumwa, IA
  • Duration:
    72 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for an Tool Designer to work on-site with our customer John Deere located in Ottumwa, IA in a contingent position forecasted for 18 months.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supports new product programs by providing input on design for manufacturability and providing budgetary estimates for tooling costs for Authority for Expenditures (AFEs).
  • Identifies more efficient processes for parts manufacturing in order to reduce cost and lead times and implements cost reduction and quality improvement ideas through internal and/or external sources.
  • Provides leadership in manufacturing support and troubleshooting of production equipment to support production, manufacturing and maintenance operations.
  • Responds to critical production situations affecting manufacturing and/or distribution operations.
  • Assists internal and external sources in the development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology for the less complex tools and fixtures for a new product program.


  • Background in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.)
  • Creo Parametric’s experience.
  • Tool design experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • 1st Shift, 40 hours per week, no OT expected

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

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

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.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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