Share this Job

Part-Time Student-Administrative Quality Engineering-Remote

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: East Moline IL or Des Moines I, Illinois, US

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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - East Moline IL or Des Moines IA  
Function: Quality Engineering
Title: Part-Time Student-Administrative Quality Engineering-Remote - 89617
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position

 This position is open to 100% remote work year-round with occasional onsite visits determined by Manager at either the John Deere facility in Des Moines, Iowa, or Moline, Illinois.


The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule YEAR-ROUND.

Your Responsibilities


  • Support efforts to develop new tool to better document, display, and use our process documents (i.e. a better way to write our work instructions).
  • Support efforts to remove waste and inefficiencies in our manufacturing processes.
  • Lead cross functional team discussions to understand current state, improvement opportunities, and document future state maps.
  • Input data into new tool.
  • Conduct user trials and feedback sessions to customize and improve the new tool.

What Skills You Need



  • Ideally you will be pursuing a degree in IT, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering; others may apply
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at an accredited university 
  • Graduation date of 2024 or later 
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Available to work 16-20 hours/weekly during the academic year
  • Available to work 40 hours/weekly during the summer semester   
  • Able to work on and complete assignments remotely during school year and summer year-round
  • Must be able to commute to the work location in Des Moines IA or Moline IL such as 4-6 times annually per Manager discretion

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Visual Basic, SQL
  • Experience with creating and managing databases
  • Mobile app development experience
  • Experience working in teams and leading group discussions
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with John Deere equipment or farming
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

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 extend 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 and 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.


Job Segment: Quality Engineer, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineer, Developer, Engineer, Engineering, Technology