John Deere Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Milan, IL in Milan, Illinois

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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) - Illinois (US-IL) - Milan

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Milan, IL - 52548

Your Responsibilities

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment John Deere's regular full time staff, and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule. Major duties include:

  • Process and Industrial Engineering support of warehouse receiving, storage, picking and shipping operations

  • Perform detailed and complex analyses of warehousing functions

  • Establishing new warehouse processes to improve performance in safety, quality and productivity

  • Designing warehouse layouts for optimal material flow and reduction of travel

  • Establishing labor standards including industrial time study

  • Providing support to CI200 wage teams

  • Software use: AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, SAS, SQL

What It Takes

  • Background in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, power systems, etc.)

  • Knowledge of process and industrial engineering practices, systems, and tools

  • Knowledge of engineering systems, tools and databases

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

  • Pursuing industrial, mechanical, or general engineering degree

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

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

  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

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

  • Experience in Project management and business planning

  • Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases

  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools

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.