TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural machinery, heavy equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.
Job Title: Fixture Design Engineer
Location: Waterloo, IA 50613
Duration: 24 Months
Job Type: Contract
Work Type: Onsite
Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project.
Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews.
Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation.
Applies existing applications to routine problems.
Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications.
This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects.
Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products.
Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.
Utilize input from PVV lab test planning and engineering design to develop test article fixture designs and hydraulic systems.
Update and maintain part number structure for fixture assemblies
Develop more efficient tools and processes
Support reclaims to fixture components by assisting with or completing reclaim prints and managing reclaim process
Maintain a part change log and BOM for each fixture assembly
Own mechanical and hydraulic test article and engine fixtures
Participate in fixture design reviews
Work with contracted modelers and drafters to provide assembly prints and information for fixture and hydraulic assemblies
Write work orders and provide instructions for fixture sub-assemblies as appropriate
Work with test engineers and lab test technicians to coordinate fixture sub-assembly work in the assembly bays
Provide technical expertise for fixture assemblies
Perform fixture design activities for auxiliary fixtures, including necessary support systems for these fixtures
3D Geometry modeling
Design related experience or projects (Creo)
Test related experience is a plus
4 year degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering is preferred. Electrical or Computer Engineering is also acceptable.
TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.