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Manufacturing Engineer (Temp)

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: SALTILLO, Coahuila, MX

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: Manufacturing Engineer (Temp) 

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)  - Coahuila IJD Saltillo 

Function: Manufacturing Engineering 



John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.


This is a temporary position for 21 months

Main responsibilities

  • Manufacturing design for Tractors assembly process ( Serie 5000 & 6000)
  • 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.
  • Provides support and trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions.
  • Analyzes and makes modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans.
  • Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System of moderate scope. Designs operations layouts. Improves material flow and material presentation.
  • Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope.
  • Leads team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope.
  • Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.
  • Applies electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling and simulations.

What skills you need

  • Excellent comunications skills
  • Capacity to identify process opportunities and improve manufacturing procedures
  • Innovation, identify and develop new process methodologies
  • Experience implementing lean manufacturing strategies
  • Experience in develop and implement assembly processes

What makes you stand out

  • Background in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.).
  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.
  • Experience working with Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP).
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities.
  • Working knowledge of database management tools, the various loan accounting systems, and process management systems.
  • Knowledge of capital budgeting and capital equipment justification process.
  • 3+ years of work experience on manufacturing engineering or equivalent
  • Experience to work in operational technologies
  • Knowledge of Line Design process and Line Balance as a Process
  • Experience in project feasibility studies and implementation process (Equipment & machinery, new products, new technologies)


Bachelor or above degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar.  


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.


John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow. 


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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