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Part-Time Student-Product Engineering-Waterloo IA

Date: Jan 5, 2022

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: Product Engineering
Title: Part-Time Student-Product Engineering-Waterloo IA - 74127 


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


Your Responsibilities


At John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) an Engine Designer utilizes design modeling tools to create concept/production intent designs for engine performance and emissions systems. This includes: 


  • Utilizing design modeling tools to create prototype and production intent part designs and assemblies.
  • Working with project engineers to incorporate design needs into a unified product approach which balances manufacturing needs with performance requirements.
  • Supporting engine builds with assembly instructions and troubleshooting of components.
  • Making part orders.
  • Working with suppliers.
  • Supporting Product Verification and Validation (PV&V) through the component and system testing.


What Skills You Need


  • Ideally you will be pursuing an Associates or higher degree in Mechanical Design or a design certificate; others may apply
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local accredited university
  • Graduation date of 2024 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Available to work during the academic year
  • Available to work during the summer semester
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Available to work on and complete assignments remotely
  • CAD (preferably CREO) experience (may be course work, school projects, outside work or projects, etc)
  • Mechanical or product design experience (may be course work, school projects, outside work or projects, etc)


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with diesel engine design
  • Experience with Windchill
  • Experience with MS Office


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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