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John Deere Supplier Quality Engineer in East Moline, Illinois

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

Function: Quality Engineering

Title: Supplier Quality Engineer - 55592

Your Responsibilities

As a Supplier Quality Engineer for John Deere Harvester Works located in East Moline, IL, you will assist in identifying, communicating and resolving supplier quality problems. In addition, you will:

  • Investigate quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes

  • Gather and analyze data, help determine root cause, facilitate resolution and implement corrective action

  • Verify supplier processes (pFMEA, control plans, work instructions) and confirm process capability

  • Perform supplier quality audits to validate supplier process and adherence to JDS-G223 Supplier Quality manual

  • Provide quality planning, control, and improvement support for manufacturing engineering, supply management, and operations to assure John Deere products quality meets the customers' expectations

  • Develop and oversee internal Supplier Quality processes to further improve the supply base

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Experience with standard quality tools such as 8D corrective action, FMEA (Failure Modes Effect Analysis), SPC (Statistical Process Control), gage R&R, and Root Cause Analysis

  • Knowledge of International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements and JDS-G223 standard

  • Knowledge of advanced quality tools including data gathering/mining, statistical analysis techniques and CTQs

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of Combine and Header products

  • Experience in Supply Management

  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing

  • Experience in Supplier Audits: JDS-G223, Supplier Process Audits, Supplier Verification Audits

  • Experience with JDSN

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology OR equivalent years of industrial 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. 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.