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Motion Recruitment Partners Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Cedar Rapids, IA



Up to $100/hr

Assembly Engineer

Senior Assembly Process Engineer in Cedar Rapids, 100% onsite.

3 months to start and then a follow-up 6 month depending on performance/business needs. Contract only, Travel may be required to Mexico.


  • Individual is responsible to develop full and semi-automated assembly processes for new product introduction with a systematic approached to qualification and transfer to operations.

  • Participate with the Design function during the design phase of products to guide the Design for Assembly (DFA) relying on your experiences in production support. Be a driving force in the choice of assembly technologies by informing projects about limits and advantages of different technologies

  • Evaluate and validate product design alternatives to create optimum process designs by applying knowledge of product design, assembly, fixturing and materials. Ability to compare process scenarios for profitability and return on investment.

  • Create detailed capacity analysis studies using various assembly methods and techniques. Comparison of manual, semi-auto and fully automated solutions.

  • Define the material flow and handling used to supply the process.

  • Plan and establish the sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization of resources (machine and human).

  • Experience with line balancing techniques.

  • Write specification and qualification plans for the means, tools, equipment and production lines to produce the product.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics

  • 3-5+ years experience in manufacturing industry directly supporting assembly operations Methods, maintenance or factory production support specialized in high volume OR Realization and development of specialized machines

  • 3-5+ years experience industrialization of new products

Receiving new products into operations facility, OR

Realization of industrial process in operations facility with new product

Application on Lean and Six Sigma techniques - Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools (5S, Value Stream mapping, Kaizen events, Visual Workplace, etc.)

  • Examples of continuous improvement, both to existing processes and launch of new ones, positively impacting safety, quality, and overall labor efficiency metrics

Technical abilities: AutoCAD/Creo (ProE) or Solidworks/Simulation or production modeling tools (Lanner Witness, Rockwell Arena or equivalent)/MicrosoftVisio/SAP/Basic understanding of PLC programming/Basic understanding of MES / MIS systems/Familiar with vision systems (Cognex, Keyence)

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family

  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits

  • Vision Benefits

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options

  • Paid Sick Time Leave

  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans

  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: VMS Sourcing