John Deere Quality Engineer in Thibodaux, Louisiana
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Louisiana - Thibodaux
Function: Quality Engineering
Title: Quality Engineer - 103809
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position
As a Quality Engineer for John Deere Thibodaux located in Thibodaux , LA , you will...
Provides 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.
Investigates product quality problems, determines root cause for quality problems, gathers and analyzes data and implements corrective action to reduce or eliminate non-value waste resulting from non-conformances, scrap or reclaim.
Provides training and/or supervision to inspectors, technicians and auditors on quality procedures and tools to monitor critical processes to assure consistent control and/or to implement cost-saving ideas to improve our products to meet customer expectations.
Monitors and facilitates quality activities for part approval, verifies manufacturing processes (control plans, assembly instructions) and confirms process capability.
Investigates unit quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes, gathers and analyzes data, resolves/facilitates resolution and implements corrective action. Executes John Deere Quality Control Plan where implemented.
Assists in identifying, communicating, and resolving supplier quality problems. Drives prevention actions.
Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
Effective writing skills, including grammatical usage, persuasive copy and style
Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities
Ability and willingness to travel up to 10%
What Makes You Stand Out
Experience supervising and leading the development and execution of departmental plans to achieve objectives in safety, schedule, efficiency, and continuous improvement
Experience investigating, analyzing, and resolving issue using root cause analysis
Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
- Bachelor's degree in a Business Management, Engineering/Technology, Science or Math 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 while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:
Flexible work arrangements
Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
Employee Assistance Programs
Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
Charitable contribution match
Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use
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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.
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