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Factory Automation ME

Date: May 13, 2021

Location: Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, Mexico, 66210

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: Factory Automation ME 
Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Nuevo León IJD Loaders 
Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Main responsibilities

  • Innovate and implement cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope
  • Design/update electrical systems and prints for machines or shop floor tooling and equipment including human-machine interfaces (HMI) and programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Support of shop floor device connectivity (torque tools, test and verification equipment, vision systems, etc.)
  • Support integration (installation and networking) of shop floor equipment and tooling into MES and PLCs
  • Provide daily support for urgent production issues, including root cause analysis and resolution
  • Project Management Experience 

What skills you need

  • Experience working with Ignition
  • Experience with IT and IT infrastructure
  • Background in Engineering (Electrical, Controls, Computer, etc.)
  • Skilled in PLC and computer programming, Structured Query Language (SQL) and the engineering tools associated, Phyton
  • Knowledge of electrical design and the codes, common practices, and engineering tools required
  • Knowledge of MES solutions (SAP-MES, AMES, JDAAT, etc.), mistake proofing of manufacturing processes, and shop floor device connectivity

What makes you stand out

  • 3 or more years of experience in one or more related engineering areas: electrical, controls, computer, etc.
  • 3 or more years of experience with engineering tools, systems and databases
  • 3 or more years of experience in electrical design and in the use of electrical drafting software
  • 3 or more years’ experience with hardware devices (such as vision or automation)
  • 3 or more years of experience in PLC and/or PC programming
  • Experience in project management - moderate to large scale complex projects


Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business 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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