Manufacturing Engineer II


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.

Position: Manufacturing Engineer II

Location: Waterloo IA 50704

Duration : 12 months

Job Type: Contract

Work Type: onsite



Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project

or process.

Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise

product delivery process or the enterprise order fulfillment process.

At this level, projects are of moderate scope and responsibility or may be a

significant portion of a major and diverse project or process; decisions are

made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or


May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work for support

personnel, contractors and suppliers.


Description of the major duties performed in this job.

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 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.

Specific Position Requirements:

In addition, you will:

Drive continuous improvements working with a cross functional wage and salary team

Address quality issues utilizing data, root cause analysis, and mistake proofing methods

Establishing sequence of events, part routings, proper operating method sheets, labor standards,

layouts, tool concepts, part and equipment costs, and quality plans

Participate in team studies related to capacity, productivity, and efficiency

Support the launch of new product lines, model year changes & running changes

What Skills You Need

1 3 years Fanuc Robotics Programming Knowledge & Experience

1 3 years PLC Logic Understanding and Troubleshooting

1 3 years’ experience with welding of High Strength, low alloy steel

1 3 years’ experience with fabrication processes including laser cutting and bending

Ability to work 2nd or 3rd shift, weekly overtime, and periodic Saturdays

What Makes You Stand Out

Understanding of safety critical welded structures and critical asset management

Understanding of GD&T, Tool Design, & 3D Modeling Practical experience with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

Experience with shop floor manufacturing and incentive pay systems

Demonstrated experience effectively interacting and communicating with production employees, supervisors, managers, and other engineers

Experience using SAP and computer aided design and/or engineering tools (ie: Creo, AutoCAD, etc.)

Experience in project management and business planning; small strategic projects or large tactical projects

Knowledge of and experience with capital budgeting and equipment justification

Experience with line design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools such as simulations and 3D factory

Work experience in a union environment

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.


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