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Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Paint

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Ankeny, Iowa, US, 50023

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Ankeny  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Paint - 86509 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Paint Manufacturing Engineer for John Deere Des Moines Works located in Ankeny, IA you will….


  • Initiate, lead, & implement team projects related to safety, quality, productivity, and cost
  • Initiate & lead resolution of operational technical issues, related to down time, quality, safety, or efficiency
  • Lead or manage projects to implement new manufacturing paint processes of moderate to large scope
  • Research, develop, & implement new manufacturing paint technologies or electronic tools



Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  



What Skills You Need


  • 4 or more years of background in Engineering (mechanical, chemical, materials, or electrical)
  • 4 or more years knowledge of Manufacturing and/or paint processes
  • 2 or more years experience with computer aided design, engineering tools, or systems and databases
  • 2 or more years experience with process design, material presentation, and visual management tools

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with large scale industrial paint systems
  • Experience with quality systems and processes
  • Knowledge of SAP, PhizX, and other factory management tools



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Materials, or Chemical 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. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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