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Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) Assembly Manufacturing Engineer- 3rd Shift

Date: Jan 31, 2023

Location: East Moline, Illinois, US, 61244

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) - Illinois  - East Moline  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) Assembly Manufacturing Engineer- 3rd Shift - 92189
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) Manufacturing Assembly Engineer for John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, IL, you will provide assembly manufacturing engineering support and troubleshooting for current operations in the Front- End Equipment business unit. In addition, you will:


  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects impacting safety, quality, efficiency, cost and ergonomic improvements for department
  • Create, modify and maintain SAP, MP Planner and JDAAT (MES) to perform engineering functions
  • Set up, troubleshoot and maintain assembly equipment including a variety of torque tools and controllers
  • Review Sequence of Events (SOE), line balances, layouts, tooling, Operator Method Sheets (OMS) and control plans for revisions to current operations


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • Ability to gather, analyze and summarize trend data to make sound decisions
  • Experience with advanced data gathering and analysis techniques, including statistical analysis
  • Experience with standard quality tools such as Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), root cause analysis and statistics
  • Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models or GD&T 
  • SAP experience and proficiency
  • Experience with manufacturing processes and quality systems

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with MP Planner for SOE and OMS development
  • Experience working with incentive pay systems, especially gainsharing programs such as Continuous Improvement Pay Plan (CIPP)
  • Experience working in a union environment
  • Experience with JDAAT MES systems
  • Experience with torque tooling systems
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Creo View software
  • Experience with line balancing (DLBT)



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


  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline


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: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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