Tool Designer in Waterloo, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Waterloo, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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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 an experienced Tool Designer to work onsite at our client, John Deere, located in Waterloo, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for three years.  Within this role, you will execute the tool design process for assigned projects and review assigned work orders (WO).  Designs are completed using Creo, Smart Assembly, PDM Link, UGS TeamCenter, AutoCAD, and/or Ansys.  In addition, you will:

  • Discuss WO with John Deere stakeholders to clarify any ambiguous details and confirm project scope
  • Design concept up to 20% of project scope
  • Review concept with John Deere stakeholders to verify direction/function until concept is approved
  • Complete design modeling
  • Review final design with John Deere stakeholders until design is approved (prior to detailing)
  • Complete design detailed drawings (including CAD geometry needed for manufacturing)
  • Notify John Deere Tool Design procurement when design is complete
  • Deliver build prints and review project with John Deere Tool Makers
  • Attend fit/function test with Tool Maker and ME present
  • Provide troubleshooting input as required

Required Skills:

  • 5 or more years of tool design experience
  • Working knowledge of Creo or other design tools
  • Ability to work overtime as needed; incumbent anticipated to work ~45 hours/week

*** This position is in Waterloo, IA.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.  ***

This position is subject to US Export Controls.  Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident.  Also must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.