Volt Workforce Solutions Engine Performance Development Engineer in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Engine Performance Development Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Cedar Falls, IA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: 48 weeks

  • Date Posted: 9/12/2018

  • Job ID: 137592

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 563-723-3700

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 you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking an Engine Performance Development Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Waterloo, IA. This is a contingent position forecasted for 1 year.

Within this role, you will:

  • Develop diesel engine calibrations to meet existing and future emissions regulations and customer application requirements

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute test plans to thoroughly evaluate engine performance and emissions

  • Support and execute test cell activities for multiple shift operation

  • Perform engine analysis projects using GT Power

  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with test lab personnel and other engine functional groups including controls, base engine design and development, PV&V, and applications

  • Independently analyze test data, create and present summary and conclusion of results and bring recommended course of action

  • Document test results and conclusions in a timely manner

  • Prepare and release performance and emissions calibrations to support application software releases

  • Support documentation and factory implementation

  • Contribute to discussions of potential concepts to meet future emissions regulations

  • Support PV&V activities for aftertreatment performance, engine calibration and durability testing, vehicle functional mules, and other general troubleshooting activities

  • Mentor others in the team and assume training responsibilities when necessary

  • Demonstrate leadership in continuous refinement and improvement of calibration methods and procedures.

We need an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Agricultural, or Electrical Engineering.

A strong candidate will have:

  • Experience with engine and combustion principles and emissions control technologies

  • Knowledge of electronic engine control systems and calibration techniques

  • Exposure and proficiency with engine test lab equipment, data acquisition, and data analysis tools

  • Experience with diesel engines design and development, engine subsystems, or component development and qualification

  • Expert knowledge of DIAdem, MATLAB tools, or other data analysis software

  • Ability and willingness to work some off-shift hours to support a multiple shift operation

  • Working knowledge of GT-Power (and GT-Suite in general)

  • Design for Six Sigma, Six Sigma, or Systems Engineering experience

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering from an ABET accredited university

  • 2 or more years of engine test/development experience in the industry

This position will require the purchase of personal metatarsal support/steel toe safety shoes/boots. Other personal protective equipment will be provided by the company for use on the job.

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

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt. No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.