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John Deere Manufacturing Engineer - 2nd Shift in Davenport, Iowa

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Davenport

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Manufacturing Engineer - 2nd Shift - 94913

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position


As a Manufacturing Engineer (Second Shift) at John Deere located in Davenport, Iowa you will,

  • Provide support and troubleshooting for current operations

  • Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas

  • Define and implement bundle MBOM structure, part level SOE, critical assemblies and packaging

  • Identify and execute CI changes

  • Support the development of bundle installation instructions as technical expert

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of manufacturing experience

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in creating MBOM structures

  • Working knowledge in core systems Windchill, Creo and SAP/PDM link, JDAAT

  • Factory experience including regular interfacing with and/or direct experience in design, manufacturing, operations, supply management

  • Work experience in a team environment

  • Skills in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • This is a 2nd Shift Position

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience defining and documenting SOEs, developing assembly instructions

  • Applied PDP and OFP experience

  • Experience across multiple product lines

  • Cross-functional work experience in Design or Quality Engineering, Operations, warehousing & distribution

  • Proven ability and desire to learn new technologies, analytical techniques, and business disciplines within a complex and changing environment

  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach

  • Experience analyzing information to make sound business decisions

  • Plans and prioritizes work effectively, adapting for changing conditions

  • Meets challenges with resourcefulness and positive attitude

Education Details

Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Degree in Engineering or other technical field or equivalent experience. – University Degree

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.