Volt Workforce Solutions Manufacturing Engineer II in Ankeny, Iowa

Manufacturing Engineer II in Ankeny, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Ankeny, IA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: 100 weeks

  • Date Posted: 12/7/2018

  • Job ID: 152374

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 563/723-3700

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to work on-site with our customer John Deere in Ankeny, IA on contingent assignment forecasted for 2 years. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope.

  • Provides support and trouble-shooting for current operations.

  • Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions.

  • Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope.

  • Applies electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling and simulations.

  • Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System of moderate scope.

  • Designs operations layouts. Improves material flow and material presentation.

  • Leads team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope.

  • Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.

  • Analyzes and makes modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering field.

  • Basic understanding of assembly and line balance.

  • Basic understanding of industrial electronics (PLC’s, Ethernet I/O).

  • Basic understanding of assembly tooling and application

  • Safety shoes with internal metatarsal protection required on first day.

  • PREFERRED: AutoCAD, Pro/E, Creo experience.

  • Recent grads will be considered

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

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.