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Part-Time Student-Strategic Quality-Intelligent Solutions Group-Fargo ND

Date: Sep 16, 2021

Location: Fargo, North Dakota, US, 58102-2854

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota  - Fargo  
Function: Supply Management / Logistics
Title: Part-Time Student-Strategic Quality-Intelligent Solutions Group-Fargo ND - 72181 


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.


Your Responsibilities


  • Creation and maintenance of strategic quality dashboards to create insights for strategic quality improvements. These include supplier performance and development projects.
  • Data analysis for non-conformances, issue, corrective actions, problem resolution cycle time (PRCT) in Non-Conforming Corrective Action (NCCA) and Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.
  • Process improvement support including gather process data, create process map, identify improvement opportunities based on data.
  • Initial communication of component issues with the supply base including follow-up and escalation within Intelligent Solutions (ISG) Fargo.
  • Complete issue data entry for monthly Quality Point Per Million (QPPM) worksheets for Fargo and Torreon business units.


 What Skills You Need


  • Ideally you will be majoring in Industrial or Quality Engineering; others may apply
  •   Must be registered as a full-time student at a university or college local to the Fargo/Moorhead area (NDSU, MUSM, Concordia)
  • If currently attending a community college, must be planning to pursue a 4-year degree
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 12 months
  • Graduation date of May 2023 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester
  • Must be able to commute to the work location as needed
  • Available to work on and complete assignments remotely
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to learn new computer systems
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to gather and interpret data and self-direct accordingly


What Makes You Stand Out


  • An interest in working with processes and process data
  • Willingness to learn and ask questions
  • Experience with quality tools (Pareto chart, fishbone, cause & effect diagram, 3 legged 5 why)
  • Knowledge of lean/six sigma principles


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.


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



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