Manufacturing Engineer (Industrial Engineer)

Date: Dec 7, 2023

Location: Saltillo, Coahuila, MX

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Title: Manufacturing Engineer (Industrial Engineer) 
Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila IJD Saltillo 
Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Note: All candidates should have their tax situation certificate (Constancia de Siituación Fiscal) up to date with the salary regime to be eligible for the hiring process.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Establishes routings, standard times, work elements definition, line balance, resource calculation and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs.
  • Lead team studies related to capacity, productivity and efficiency.
  • Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks.
  • Analyzes current manufacturing processes capacity and identifies gaps for factory future state.
  • Plan, develop and implement line balance process for each assembly line at Factory (Modules and Vehicle Assembly).
  • Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans.
  • Management of VSM strategy of the factory to identify and implement CI projects to optimize MCT and value added activities.
  • Labor Standard definition for new products.
  • Dc Forecast Monthly Analysis to define factory master plan for Operations.
  • Follow up at productivity metric of the factory.

What Skills You Need:

  • 2+ years of experience in similar position
  • Upper Intermediate English in speaking and writing.
  • Create, manage and improve databases
  • Analyze rigorously.
  • Effective communication, problem-solving skills, and experience working on a team.
  • Acting Strategically, establish action plans for self and others based upon factory priorities.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience using Manufacturing systems, SAP, database management tools and programming languages.
  • Skill in using software for simulations of Manufacturing Processes.
  • Understands the Enterprise Product Delivery Process.
  • Experience in one or more related manufacturing areas: industrial, paint system, metal fab operations, shipping, warehousing activities, quality inspection, feeders, modules and vehicle assembly.
  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools through internships, relevant coursework, or practical experience.
  • Industrial engineering Expert certification.


  • Industrial Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

Inclusive Leadership feeds the World

The World is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructure in villages, towns, and megacities. We believe by strengthening the diversity of our workforce, we can give everyone their chance to leap forward. That´s why we celebrate diversity , champion equity, and promote inclusiveness so every employee can make the greatest impact as their true self.

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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.


This position will be posted for a minimum of 14 days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.

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