VIVA USA Inc Manufacturing Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNI231E-90 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 24.0 months



Manufacturing Engineer 8R DTA:

Plans, coordinates and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process of limited scope. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel, including contractors. Work plans and decisions are typically made within the established guidelines and reviewed by others.


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 labor 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 client 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.

Specific Position Requirements :

A good candidate should have a background in engineering or related field. Strong interpersonal skills, good problem solving skills, ability to learn a variety of software systems including those developed internally at the client , and ability to work with a variety of salaried and wage employees both in the office and on the shop floor. 3rd shift position but there may be some first-shift coverage needed at times. Business casual dress code, will need metatarsals for first day. Manager is open to recent grad candidates.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.