Kelly Services Manufacturing Engineer in Moline, Illinois

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 12+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Manufacturing Engineer for a top fortune 500 company in Moline, IL.

Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Duration: 12+ months

Location: Moline IL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process of moderate scope or for a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process.

  • May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel, including contractors.

  • Decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by others.

  • 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 Deere 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.


  • Proficiency in Computer Aided Design (CAD) concepts and Computer Aided Process Planning concepts

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).

  • Demonstrated strong communication and problem solving skills, with experience developing innovative solutions and leadership skills.

  • Experience with non-mobile material handling systems (cranes, jibs, monorails, conveyors).

  • Experience with safety-related manufacturing processes, including ergonomics training and assessments, and machine installation processes.

  • Experience implementing engineering changes

  • Experience working in a production environment

  • Knowledge of Concept Tooling and Tooling Design

  • Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation

  • Hours - 7am-3.30pm.

  • Metatarsal safety shoes required.

  • CAD drafting skills and manufacturing experience.

Education / Experience:

  • 2 Year Degree with 3-5 years’ experience.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly?

  • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

  • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

  • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

  • Several employee discounts

  • And more!

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

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