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Tool Designer in Ottumwa, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ottumwa, IA
  • 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 Ottumwa, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 2 years.  

Within this role, you will:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to design new tooling
  • Participate in multi-functional design review to understand the product design intention and manufacturing processes
  • Provide consultation and recommendations to less experienced designers and engineers
  • Participate in tooling construction problem solving efforts
  • Design and create 3 Dimensional (3D) models of tooling components and assemblies with the direction of the manufacturing engineer and tooling design supervisor
  • Support new product programs by providing input on design for manufacturability and providing budgetary estimates for tooling costs for Authority for Expenditures (AFEs)
  • Identify more efficient processes for parts manufacturing to reduce cost and lead times and implement cost reduction and quality improvement ideas through internal and/or external sources
  • Respond to critical production situations affecting manufacturing and/or distribution operations
  • Assist 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

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Creo Parametric
  • Tool design experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment

*** This position is located in Ottumwa, 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.


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