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Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer- Weld

Date: Dec 31, 2022

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: Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer- Weld - 93036
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.



Your Responsibilities



As a Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer- WELD for John Deere located in Dubuque, IA, you will


  • Plan, coordinate, and perform manufacturing engineering work to support the enterprise product delivery process. Projects will be of moderate scope and responsibility or may be a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process. 
  • Innovating and implementing cost reduction, quality, safety, and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope through EPDP processes. This includes applying electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling, and simulations.
  • Coordinating work based upon new model program needs such as facility changes, plan for every part, tooling requirement, design for manufacturing, supporting physical builds and start of production
  • Establishing routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for new programs of moderate scope.


Visa sponsorship is available for this position



What Skills You Need


  • Engineering background (e.g., mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.)
  • 1 or more years of experience or knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance, and facilities
  • 1 or more years of experience of database management tools and assembly process management systems
  • 1 or more years of integration of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP)
  • 1 or more years of experience using computer aided design and/or engineering tools
  • 1 or more years of experience with capital budgeting and capital equipment justification process


What Makes You Stand Out


  • 2 or more years of experience with shop floor manufacturing, incentive pay systems such as CIPP (Continuous Improvement Pay Plan) and work measurement (medium)
  • 2 or more years of experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools
  • 2 or more years of experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, quality
  • 2 or more years of experience with engineering tools, systems, and databases




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

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline (e.g., WELD, Mechanical, etc.)




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.


Nearest Major Market: Dubuque

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