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Part-Time Student-Mechanical Engineering-Waterloo IA

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Waterloo, Iowa, United States, 50704

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: United States (US) - Iowa  - Waterloo  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Part-Time Student-Mechanical Engineering-Waterloo IA - 71148 


The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.


Your Responsibilities


  • Reviewing and analyzing engineering change documents to establish effective dates that are economically based on production and inventory status
  • Analyzing information and data input, communicating with other departments and factories as necessary, in order to set effective dates
  • Analyzing and determining obsolete parts resulting from product evolution; monitoring running changes and adjusting effective dates in order to minimize scrap, salvage and/or rework
  • Working with engineering, schedulers, material coordinators and specification analysts to resolve issues or discrepancies that occur
  • Maintaining daily and weekly Engineer Change Management reports


What It Takes


  • Ideally you will be pursuing a degree in MIS; others may apply
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university (Hawkeye, UNI, Wartburg, etc)
  • Graduation date of 2023 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • 16-20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35-40 hours/week during the summer semester
  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office 


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Knowledge of product delivery process programs
  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools
  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge
  • Understanding of bills of material
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy



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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