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Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Waterloo, IA

Date: Aug 13, 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 - 54057 

Your Responsibilities

The majority of duties the candidate will encounter are:

  • assist manufacturing engineers with tasks in John Deere's business software known as SAP
  • analyze data in excel format for quality and other improvements
  • create job aids using various Microsoft office software to aid the production floor in its operations
  • assist manufacturing engineers with audits including safety, ergonomic, and quality

What It Takes

  • Demonstrate ability to:
    • use a computer for analysis and communication
    • organize various information into logical categories
    • work with a diverse workforce
  • Currently seeking an Associate or Bachelor degree preferably in a Engineering, Technical field, Computer Science or Business Analytics
  • Must be a full-time student at a local university or college (Hawkeye, UNI, Wartburg, etc.)
  • If currently attend a community college, must be planning to pursue a 4-year degree
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 12 months
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Graduation date of December 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

  • Ability to:
    • use various Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
    • use Tableau, QlikView or advanced Excel (PowerPivot, PowerQuery)
    • experience in machine shop or manufacturing environment
    • use CAD/CAM software (Creo, AutoCAD, FeatureCAM, etc.)  

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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