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Environmental Engineer

Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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  - Moline  
Function: Environment / Health / Safety
Title: Environmental Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities

As an Environmental Engineer for John Deere in Moline, IL, you will implement effective environmental programs and assure environmental compliance in all facilities associated with the Deere & Company Headquarters.

In addition, you will:

  • Develop recommendations for environmental processes/programs to meet the ISO14001 Environmental Management System Standard.
  • Compile necessary data, documentation, and correspondence to comply with environmental regulations and Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements.
  • Coordinate and conduct environmental audits to identify non-compliance with the Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Oversee implementation of assigned programs by unit personnel. May provide work direction to specific unit employees.
  • Utilize acquired knowledge to respond to questions or requests for information relevant to environmental issues from work groups inside and/or outside the company.
  • Develop and deliver relevant and effective training to employees
  • Respond to emergency situations that could occur inside or outside of standard working hours
  • Determine and manage projects to reduce Environmental Risk.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of work experience as an environmental professional
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations at the state and federal level
  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiations, and conflict resolution to allow successful implementation of environmental programs and ISO 14001 EMS requirements
  • Experience in developing and/or updating environmental plans, permits, and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Strong people skills and willing to work with employees in different functional areas
  • Strong project management experience
  • Experience with Office 365 tools


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Chemical Engineering or other related engineering field

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.


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