John Deere Part-Time Student - Ergonomics - Cary, NC in Cary, North Carolina

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Primary Location: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - North Carolina (US-NC) - Cary

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student - Ergonomics - Cary, NC - 50080

Your Responsibilities

  • This position will be responsible for ergonomics analysis supporting turf and utility products.

  • The successful candidate will use a mix of ergonomics modeling, virtual reality, and physical ergonomics evaluation tools to analyze future designs for human use.

What It Takes

  • Student must have relevant course work in anatomy, physiology, and human performance psychology.

  • Student must have coursework or lab work in the areas of ergonomics analysis techniques

  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer engineering, computerscience, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, or general engineering

  • 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

  • Good communication skills with coworkers and manager when there are problems with data or metrics.

  • It is preferable that the student would have participated in at least one lab research project involving human performance (this could be ergonomics or cognitive performance).

  • It is preferable that the student would have some experience using python, c sharp, or matlab.

  • It is preferable that the student have experience with digital human modeling or virtual reality development.

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.