Tool Designer in Waterloo, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Waterloo, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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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 has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals.  We are seeking a Tool Designer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Waterloo, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 2 years.  

Within this role, you will:

  • Plan, coordinate and perform designs for complex components and assemblies using the preferred 3-Dimensional (3D) Computer Aided Design (CAD) tool and protocols
  • Exhibit detailed knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) standards and can apply it to many varied situations
  • Perform as an expert user of 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems with considerable experience in Top Down design work for complex 3D engineering models and components
  • May provide document maintenance and have responsibility for placement and routing of electronic circuits
  • May create Printed Circuit Board (PCB) fabrication drawings, plan PCB projects and create electronic schematic diagrams
  • Provide modeling leadership and counsel to other employees

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in tool design, with experience in one or more of the following tooling areas: assembly, gage, machining, special machines
  • Excellent working knowledge of 3D Parametric CAD, preferably Creo
  • Ability to complete the design and detailing of a tool/fixture in Creo by following written and/or verbal descriptions and/or hand sketches
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes used in the manufacture of tools/fixtures and supporting components
  • Excellent knowledge of materials used in the manufacture of tools/fixtures and supporting components
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Ability to solve complex issues related to tooling
  • Ability to use of Microsoft Word/Excel for daily tasks
  • Ability to work overtime, as required

*** This position is located in Waterloo, IA.  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.