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John Deere Fargo Skilled: Process Technician in Fargo, North Dakota

You have chosen to complete an application at John Deere Electronic Solutions (Fargo, ND) for a Process Technician position.

JOB PURPOSE: Assist and support production through methods improvement, training, problem solving, equipment repair, regular maintenance, equipment programming, process/work instruction development for products and equipment.


  1. Intermediate understanding of the printed circuit board and manufacturing assembly processes with the ability to respond to any common failures in the process with a corrective action.

  2. Provide intermediate technical support to assigned production teams to assist/lead in the resolution of problems during manufacturing.

  3. Develop and maintain intermediate programs, processes, and assembly procedures for the manufacture of products with limited guidance of engineers.

  4. Assist/lead in the repair, setup, qualification and maintenance of intermediate mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic functions for a number of production equipment.

  5. Correspond with technical support via telephone, e-mail, verbal or other means to resolve technical issues appropriately.

  6. Assist/lead in training operators on production equipment and processes.

  7. Assist process engineers on “Essentials Job Functions” as required.

  8. Assist/lead in the design and fabrication of intermediate production fixtures, jigs, and simple machines.

  9. Ability to work overtime, cover activities on other shifts and attend off-site training.

  10. Willingness to work independently and also within a team based environment as required.

  11. Research, gather and summarize intermediate data for use in determining errors and root cause. Provide recommendations for problem resolution or process improvement.May follow through with implementation.

  12. Perform other associated tasks as required from their supervisor or manager.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: A.S. in Electronics or a two-year technical diploma, equivalent military certification or equivalent experience

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year of related experience in electronics, manufacturing, or engineering is required; three or more years of related experience is preferred


  1. Possess effective written and verbal communication skills, enabling correspondence with internal departments, vendors, and customers

  2. Working knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheets, and word processing

  3. Understanding of manufacturing processes and electronic components

  4. Possess a thorough understanding of diagnostic tools and methods e.g., multimeters, etc.

  5. Hands-on experience troubleshooting to identify root cause

  6. Ability to read intermediate engineering documents, e.g., schematics or diagrams

  7. Maintain necessary product records and documentation

  8. Ability to comprehend and use product/process component datasheets

  9. Ability to assemble and disassemble products

  10. Ability to perform basic mechanical work

  11. Ability to train a Process Technician I

  12. Ability to work with minimal supervision

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.