Volt Workforce Solutions Sprayer Test Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa

Sprayer Test Engineer in Ankeny, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Ankeny, IA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: 68 weeks

  • Date Posted: 9/11/2018

  • Job ID: 137266

  • Pay Rate $0.0 - $45.29/Hour

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 515/346-3152

Job Description

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.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe. Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Sprayer Test Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Ankeny, IA. This is a contingent position expected to last 1 year.

Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Help refine and improve V2Net test procedures for sprayer components or system design activities in conjunction with design engineers and performance engineers.

  • Design and develop test fixtures and procedures as needed working in collaboration with design engineers and test mechanics.

  • Execute these test activities and work proactively around obstacles which are preventing progress.

  • Keep management informed of test status and be transparent about major issues that surface.

  • Compile data into a form that can be easily interpreted and is meaningful.

  • Use Ncode ICE-Flow (Glyphworks), TCE, InField and Excel to accomplish data manipulation.

  • Document test conditions, machine configurations and instrumentation setup so that tests are repeatable and external factors can be considered during data reviews.

  • Reference related part numbers, NCCA and EETS issues in the test report.

  • Create standardized test procedures and edit them as necessary when new technology and improved methods are developed.

  • Schedule and lead test reviews to share results with product engineering and management.

  • Provide formal, thorough reports summarizing test results and conclusions.

  • During data review meetings, offer insight and recommendations to help solve identified problems.


  • VS in Mechanical, Agricultural or Electrical Engineering.

  • PV&V experience either through work experience or internships.

  • Good understanding of Excel and other software tools to analyze and manipulate data.

  • Must have strong technical writing/communication skills in order to effectively summarize information within reports and create/edit standardized testing procedures.

  • Travel up to 15%, primarily to Texas and California.

  • Familiarity with Creo is recommended in order independently design fixtures for lab testing purposes.

  • Experience with simple PLC programming, test automation and controllers like Rasberry Pi’s, Arduinos, Velocios, Impellors or Picocontrollers, etc.

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

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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.