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John Deere Manufacturing Engineer Leader- Ramos Arizpe in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico

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.

Title: Manufacturing Engineer Leader- Ramos Arizpe

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila JD Shared Svcs-Ramos Component

Function: Factory Engineering (CA)

Note: All candidates should have their tax situation certificate (Constancia de Siituación Fiscal) up to date with the salary regime to be eligible for the hiring process.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Directs day-to-day activities of a staff of engineers and technicians responsible for developing and maintaining the data and systems that drives efficient, consistent, cost-effective manufacture of current and future product while meeting all required safety and quality standards.

  • Coordinates the manufacturing and/or distribution functions for planning and installation of new products, processes and manufacturing projects.

  • Directs the activities of limited resources in support of specific functions (e.g. Manufacturing Engineering, Manager/Business Unit Manager) on budgets, scheduling, and tools and people resources.

  • Understands the core competencies and actively pursues improving the underlying science and maintaining the discipline of standardized improving processes. Applies known technology and processes that further improve overall manufacturing quality and consistency. Provides technical assistance and troubleshooting; reviews technical feasibility of proposed solutions to engineering problems.

  • Provides support, training, counsel and career development advice to employees to ensure their ongoing job satisfaction and professional development.

  • Performs administrative duties related to performance management, salary pay plan, succession planning, training and development of direct reports to maintain core competencies and build new capabilities in personnel.

  • Represents Operations or Manufacturing Engineering in cross-functional and inter-unit projects.

  • Provides daily supervision of administrative and technical issues involving a functional group of engineers and engineering support personnel. This supervisory position provides work direction concerning cost, quality, safety, environmental and schedule of engineering work or projects to a small to medium group of up to eight direct reports in either Assembly or welding Engineering.

  • Work at this level typically involves one or more competency or discipline across a small to large portion of a product or manufacturing process. Responsibilities may include working outside functional or contract group, leading small to medium sized cross-functional teams, and providing work direction to lower level Manufacturing Engineering supervisors.

What Skills You Need:

  • Executes high level applications to more complex problems.

  • Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for complex problems or projects of moderate scope.

  • Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

  • Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

  • Develops and/or executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.

  • Applies knowledge of company products, policies and practices to provide economies through standardization of parts and products.

  • Produces and/or evaluates possible

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • New line design implementations.

  • Skills in program Management.

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

  • Skill in using company information systems and processes.

  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge.

  • Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the company product.

  • Fundamental understanding of machine forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit. Knowledge/familiarity with machines manufactured by competitors.

  • Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Technology Development process (ETDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisition Process (ECAP).

Education:

  • Engineering experience. (4 - 7 years).

  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, quality. (4 - 7 years).

  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems. (1 - 3 years).

  • Experience in planning, organizing, and implementing engineering projects. (Less than 1 year).

  • Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases. (4 - 7 years).

This position will be posted for a minimum of 10 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.

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