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Part-Time Student-Product Engineering-Waterloo IA

Date: Dec 27, 2021

Location: Waterloo, Iowa, US, 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: Customer & Product Support
Title: Part-Time Student-Product Engineering-Waterloo IA - 72393 


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.


Note: With COVID-19, the job can be done remotely for the present time subject to the manager’s direction and time frame. Longer term, the position will be located onsite at the facility.


Your Responsibilities


  • Assists team on returning failed components from dealer to responsible engineer
  • Gathers data and summarizes for reporting
  • Assists team in identifying product design issues and proposing resolutions
  • Actively manage PIP (Product Improvement Program) kit inventory and respond to incoming questions or concerns
  • Actively manage PIP completion process, closing out terminated programs and managing PIP kit inventory
  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products


 What Skills You Need


  • Ideally you will be pursuing a degree in STEM; others may apply
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local accredited university (Hawkeye, UNI, Wartburg, etc)
  • Graduation date of June 2022 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


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Computer basics with Microsoft products


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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