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OFP Lifting Engineer

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Ottumwa, Iowa, US, 52501

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  - Ottumwa  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: OFP Lifting Engineer - 80742 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a OFP Lifting Engineer for John Deere Ottumwa Works located in Ottumwa, IA, you will be responsible for facilitating and supporting the design, testing, implementation, auditing, and repair of lifting devices for manufacturing at the unit. In addition, you will.


  • Supporting the design and/or modification of Production tooling at the unit
  • In addition, this position is also responsible for the sustainment of Total Productive Maintenance initiatives within the unit.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 2 or more years of experience in design and development of lifting devices
  • 1 or more years of experience in design and development of production tooling
  • 1 or more years of experience in a tool room environment
  • 1 or more years of experience in using 3D modeling software, including print creation

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience working with Excel, databases and data analysis
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Experience working in a labor union environment
  • Experience working in a role required strong communication / facilitation skills in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with Creo 3D Modeling Software.



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or an Associate’s degree with relevant work experience 



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.





Nearest Major Market: Ottumwa
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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