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John Deere Maintenance Engineer/Supervisor - Third Shift in Moline, Illinois

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

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

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Maintenance Engineer/Supervisor - Third Shift- 86335

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

This is a Third Shift position.

Your Responsibilities

As a Third shift Maintenance Engineer/Supervisor for John Deere Cylinder located in Moline, IL, you will provide maintenance engineering support for factory equipment used to manufacture hydraulic cylinders and supervise the maintenance employees.

Additionally, you will

  • Respond to production down situations affecting manufacturing and maintenance activities.

  • Provide technical support to skilled trades

  • Provide work direction to skilled trades

  • Identify improvement projects to improve equipment availability

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years experience with programing, maintaining or operating CNC (Computer Numerical Control) or automated equipment

  • 2 or more years experience with, or supporting, shop floor manufacturing and/or maintenance operations

  • 2 or more years experience communicating across functions (such as:supply management, engineering, operations, and human resources)

  • Ability and flexibility to work variable shifts including weekends based on production needs

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience maintaining the following CNC equipment Mori, Okuma, Doosan and/or EMAG

  • Experience with Fanuc and/or Siemens CNC control systems

  • Experience with Allen Bradly, Omron, and/or Siemens PLC programming and troubleshooting

  • Experience with John Deere specific manufacturing software JDAAT (John Deere Assembly Tool), Ignition, and PowerBI

  • SAP PM module experience


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

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technology or equivalent work 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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.