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OFP Weld Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Ottumwa, Iowa, United States, 52501

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: Estados Unidos (US) - Iowa  - Ottumwa  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: OFP Weld Manufacturing Engineer - 74252 


Your Responsibilities


As a OFP Weld Manufacturing Engineer for John Deere Ottumwa Works located in Ottumwa, IA, you will:


  • Provides support and troubleshooting for current operations.
  • Maintain welding robots.
  • Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions.
  • Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope.
  • Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.
  • Support capacity planning and productivity improvement activities in weld department.

What Skills You Need


  • Ability to work flexible hours 
  • 1 or more years of experience programming welding robot cells
  • 1 or more years of experience using Creo or similar software 
  • 1 or more years of experience with designing and improving weld tooling and fixturing
  • 1 or more years of experience working in a team environment 

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with robotic weld integrators 
  • Strong experience in Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with weld process tracking systems 
  • PLC experience 
  • Experience with SAP 



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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Weld Engineering/Technology


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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