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John Deere Part-Time Student-Administrative Quality Engineering-Ankeny IA or East Moline IL in East Moline, Iowa

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 - East Moline

Function: Quality Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Administrative Quality Engineering-Ankeny IA or East Moline IL - 71371

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.

This position is currently eligible for a telework and/or a compressed workweek arrangement. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes. This arrangement is subject to change.

This position can be located in either our Ankeny IA or East Moline IL location.

Your Responsibilities

Want to learn about John Deere’s process management system? How we document, sustain, and improve our manufacturing processes at John Deere factories? In this role you will learn about ISO9001, the John Deere Quality and Production System (JD-QPS), and our auditing techniques, while you help us design and implement a new database and app to help update our approach in these areas.

  • Lead efforts to develop new tool to better document, display, and use our process documents (ie a better way to write our work instructions).

  • Support efforts to remove waste and inefficiencies in our manufacturing processes.

  • Lead cross functional team discussions to understand current state, improvement opportunities, and document future state maps.

  • Input data into new tool.

  • Conduct user trials and feedback sessions to customize and improve the new tool.

What Skills You Need

  • Pursuing a degree in IT, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering; others may apply

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local accredited university

  • Graduation date of December 2021 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a occasional basis

  • 16-20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35-40 hours/week during the summer semester

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Visual Basic, SQL or other

  • Understanding of database structures and tools (design and usage)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working in teams and leading group discussions

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Mobile app development experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Power Platform

  • Experience with ignition software development

  • Experience with creating and managing databases

  • Experience with agriculture equipment or farming

    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.