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Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer - 3rd Shift

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

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  - Moline  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer - 3rd Shift - 93133
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As a Fabrication Manufacturing Engineer - 3rd Shift for John Deere Seeding located in Moline, IL, you will support daily operations by responding to tactical safety, quality, and efficiency issues while leading and supporting performance improvements for the business unit team. In addition, you will:


  • Support uptime of weld, laser, and bend-brake equipment, tools, and fixtures
  • Lead engineering projects to improve safety, quality, delivery and efficiency through continuous improvement projects, capital investment projects, MES systems development and deployment, and other innovations aligned with our Smart Connected Factory initiatives
  • Manage implementation of new or revised parts, including development of routings, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards in W-Planner/MP-Planner 
  • Support a multi-shift operation


VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment
  • 1 or more years of experience supporting production/manufacturing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate cross-functionally with both salary and wage workforce
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete multiple, concurrent projects
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including variable shifts

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Weld or Fabrication engineering experience
  • JDAAT Admin/authoring experience
  • MPPlanner/WPlanner knowledge and experience
  • Robotic programming experience
  • Experience with developing work methods and related standards
  • SAP experience
  • Knowledge and experience applying principles of performance-based pay plans (i.e., CIPP)
  • Experience learning and applying technology, systems, data mining, and analysis tools to drive business improvements
  • Previous experience specifying, implementing, and programming lasers and press brakes
  • Previous experience with CI engineering change or PDP processes and bringing new products into production



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


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 


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


Click Here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


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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