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Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Waterloo, IA

Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Waterloo, IA, US, 50703

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo 
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Waterloo, IA - 51938

Your Responsibilities

  • This position will function as a Manufacturing Engineer in the WAS Drivetrain Assembly area to support projects and current production needs.
  • The position will assist with establishing and maintaining assembly processes and documentation.
  • This position will become familiar with current assembly processes and personnel as well as develop an understanding of the key business metrics related to safety, quality, delivery, and efficiency.
  • This position will learn and support the tools and processes used in the ME job function.
  • Those tools include: SAP, Process mapping, Work Planner (WPlanner - tool to document the assembly process), Routings, Build Paper, Product Tracking, Product Build, Tooling, Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM), and Continuous Improvement Processes.

What It Takes

  • Self-starter who is motivated and driven
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Has a technology background
  • Has the ability to analytically work through problems and implement a solution
  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Science, Industrial Technology or related field
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later  
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above 
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • ACAD, PRO-E, and time study  

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.


Nearest Major Market: Waterloo

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