Weld Manufacturing Engineer


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: Weld Manufacturing Engineer

Location: East Moline, IL, 61244

Duration: 12 Months

Job Type: Contract

Work Type: Onsite

Job Description:


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 fullment process.

At this level, projects are of limited scope and responsibility; work plans and decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers.

May assign coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel and contractors.


Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks.

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

Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope.

Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions.

Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System. Designs operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation.

Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency.

Implements new manufacturing processes and technology.

Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans.

As a Weld Manufacturing Engineer for Client, you will provide Weld and Assembly ME support and basic troubleshooting for current operations in X9 Manufacturing.

The role would require more ability to react to issues and troubleshooting machines in an already established process rather than developing/selecting how parts would be welded

Support Fanuc welding and material handling robots and robotic systems.

Additionally, you will:

Troubleshooting issues when they are down, working collaboratively with cross functional resources to get the machines up and running

Diagnose and root cause GMAW defects. Prevent issues from re-occurring or touch up Fanuc robots to prevent repair

Establish routings, SOE, layouts, tooling, assembly costs, OMS, and control plans for revisions to current operations

Identify and implement safety, quality, cost reduction and ergonomic improvement ideas for department

Work with SAP, WPlanner/MPPlanner and OMS to perform engineering functionsDesign cell layouts to improve material flow and presentation in department

What Skills You Need

Hands on experience with robotic systems and robotics programming

Experience in one of more related engineering areas: industrial, production, Mechanical, Welding, manufacturing, quality

Understanding of manufacturing processes, automation, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventive maintenance and facilities

Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases

Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools

Ability to work off shifts and weekends

What Makes You Stand Out

Hands on experience with torque tools and torque controllers

Experience with AutoCAD and Creo View software

Experience with WPlanner/MPPlanner and OMS development

Experience with MES systems and tooling

Experience working in a production environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline

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


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