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John Deere Quality Engineer - Order Fulfillment Process in East Moline, Illinois

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - East Moline

Function: Factory Engineering (CA)

Title: Quality Engineer - Order Fulfillment Process - 105616

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Order Fulfillment Process Quality Engineer with Harvester Works located in East Moline, IL , you will directly support assembly manufacturing operations in a shop floor environment. In addition, you will:

  • Use production and customer warranty data to investigate, contain, and resolve quality non-conformances within the production process and supplied components.

  • Manage daily quality calls from multiple product lines, determine root causes, and implement both short-term and long-term corrective actions for defects found in a timely manner.

  • Provide clear and timely communication to management, operations, and cross-functional teams for active quality issues.

  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) process on the shop floor – improving and implementing departmental Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Delivery, Ergonomic and Cost reduction projects.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, suppliers, and product design to drive inherent quality into our processes and products.

VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Experience demonstrating technical aptitude in one of the following areas: hydraulics, powertrain, electrical, welding, assembly, manufacturing, or product validation.

  • A self-starter with the ability to execute multiple tasks in parallel with little supervision.

  • Experience with line manufacturing process design, quality control plans, product development and or MES controls.

  • Ability to work off shifts and weekends as needed.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with root cause analysis, corrective action, mistake proofing or digital process control tools.

  • Experience with engineering tools, systems, and databases such as SAP, Creo View, MES, Vision Systems.

  • Knowledge of drawings, hydraulic & electrical schematic interpretation, product models or GD&T.

  • Experience in quality, manufacturing, operations in a union/shop floor environment.


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Materials Engineering or related field.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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