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John Deere Senior Facilities Engineer in East Moline, Illinois

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

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Senior Facilities Engineer - 99084

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Facilities Engineer for JD Harvester Works located in East Moline, IL , you will:

  • Plans, coordinates, manages, and performs facilities engineering work for a complete project.

  • Maintenance engineering for facility infrastructure, production equipment and processes of a large scope.

  • Provides troubleshooting and maintenance of the facility infrastructure and production equipment to support production.

  • Maintains budget cost control on projects for the unit.

  • Manage factory maintenance safety, risk and compliance processes in accordance with all National Standards and codes.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Background in Engineering (structural, civil, mechanical)

  • Demonstrated multi-discipline project management experience on projects of up to $10M in capital spend focusing on schedule, budget, and quality expectations with the ability to prioritize multiple active projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge of product, process, and facilities design

  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools

  • Working knowledge of building codes, OSHA Safety standards, quality and environmental laws, regulations, and goals

  • Knowledge of contract management

  • Ability to collaborate with factory leadership to deliver solutions that are aligned with factories’ strategies and goals

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Experience in project management and business planning or large strategic projects that are complex or involve sensitive topics

  • Knowledge of construction industry project delivery methods, controls, and construction contract management

  • Cross competency experience with Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Supervision, Supply Management, Environmental, or Maintenance Engineering

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to place a high priority on the internal or external customer’s perspective when making decisions and taking action; implementing service practices that meet the customers’ and own organization’s needs

  • 5 or more years’ experience with engineering tools, systems, and databases

  • Knowledge of Deere Supply Management Strategies


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Structural/Civil Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience

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 Benefit Pension)

  • 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.

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