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John Deere Quality Engineer in Strafford, United States

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Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Missouri - Strafford

Function: Quality Engineering

Title: Quality Engineer - 74185

Your Responsibilities

As a Quality Engineer for John Deere Reman in Springfield, MO, you will provide quality planning, control, and improvement support for product development teams, manufacturing engineering, supply management, and manufacturing and/or distribution organizations to assure John Deere product quality meets the customers' expectations. This includes the application of quality tools within the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process (EOFP) and Customer Support Process (CSP). In addition, you will:

  • Learns and uses quality planning tools and analysis to formulate/facilitate quality plans for new products within the product delivery, order fulfillment or customer support processes.

  • Responsible for testing and analyzing electronics components in the factory and warranty return cores.

  • Job duties may include understanding and applying theory of operations of electrical circuits, reporting issues, and diagnosing technical problems.

  • Communicate the findings from warranty core returns with internal/external cross functional teams.

  • Learns and uses quality tools consistent with quality processes to enable the focus on prevention by identifying and performing activities to minimize risk.

  • Investigates product and process quality related issues and recommends changes to control plans and/or prints.

  • Performs quality process verification audits for the factory.

  • Inputs and maintains information in factory databases and systems.

  • Creates Quality metrics and provides factory wide communication for FPY, low hour failures, QNote trends, etc. and helps develop resolution to repeat issues.

  • Assists in reviews and investigations of warranty claim information.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Understanding theory of operation of electronics product/circuits

  • Electronics troubleshooting capabilities

  • Work experience in an electronics manufacturing facility

  • Understanding of Quality Tools

  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Proven record of a strong teamwork/collaborative mindset.

  • Two or more years of experience in Quality Engineering

  • Two or more years of experience working in or with a remanufacturing business

  • Excellent communication

  • Able to manage tactical and strategical tasks

  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610 standards

  • Quality Management systems knowledge


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

  • Degree in an Engineering /Technology, Math, or a Business/Management discipline or equivalent 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.

    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.