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John Deere OFP Industrial Engineer in Ottumwa, Iowa

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) - Iowa (US-IA) - Ottumwa

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: OFP Industrial Engineer - 55325

Your Responsibilities

As an OFP Industrial Engineer, you will establish routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope. Additionally, you will:

  • Identify and implement cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope

  • Work with electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling and simulations

  • Develop and implement plans to support lean manufacturing through the John Deere Quality and Production System

  • Participate in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope

  • Participate in analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology

  • Make modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including Ergonomics, Quality tools such as Mistake Proofing and PFMEA, Lean Manufacturing tools such as Value Stream Mapping and IPKs, Sequence of Events, Waste Elimination Methods such as Gemba and NVA Analysis, Tooling

  • Experience with data analytics to drive process improvements

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft tool set with an emphasis in Excel and Visual Basic software

  • Experience using computer aided design and/or engineering tools- Specifically Creo and PDM

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience working in manufacturing environment

  • Industrial or Mechanical Engineering background

  • Experience in using Excel or other spreadsheet for analysis of data

  • Knowledge of any Discrete Simulation Tool (Flexsim, FactoryFlow, etc.)

  • Experience with SAP

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline

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.