Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 52001

Company: John Deere

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  - Dubuque  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Assembly Manufacturing Engineer - 97093
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an Assembly Manufacturing Engineer for Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will:


  • Provide support and basic trouble shooting for current operations. Investigate, gather, and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks
  • Establish 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
  • Identify and implement cost reduction, quality, safety, and ergonomic improvement ideas of limited scope
  • Work with electronic tools to perform engineering functions
  • Develop and implement plans of limited scope to support lean manufacturing
  • Design operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation
  • Participate in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity, and efficiency
  • Implement new manufacturing processes and technology
  • Modify existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans


VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Background in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.)  
  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tool
  • Understand New Product introductions and/or production support  
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance, and facilities 
  • Working knowledge of database management tools, the various loan accounting systems, and process management systems

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with engineering tools, systems, and databases through internships, relevant coursework, or practical experience.
  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, quality through internships, relevant coursework, or practical experience
  • Experience in Project management (Medium-size Projects) and business planning
  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools through internships, relevant coursework, or practical experience



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


  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or related field.


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.



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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.


Nearest Major Market: Dubuque

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