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John Deere Decision/Reliability Analyst in Torreon, 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: Decision/Reliability Analyst

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila Motores JD-Torreon

Function: Operations

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main responsibilities

Manages the Change Control Process (Decisions) at the factory related to all engineering changes dealing with new product programs. Runs change decisions. Conducts reliability/warranty analysis of the currently produced products to identify top customer problems and drive corrective action for these issues.

What skills you need

  • Coordinates all product changes that are introduced to the factory from engineering - both running changes as well as changes made due to Enterprise Product Delivery Programs (EPDP).

  • Defines the manufacturing specification structure to insure that the Complete Goods Order Management Reporting (COMAR) system order codes are linked to the appropriate manufacturing Bill of Materials (BOM) through the Product Configuration Identifier (PCI).

  • Resolves specification problems caused by the manual interface between the Material Requirements & Inventory Control System engineering specification and the SAP manufacturing Bill of Material (BOM).

  • Responsible for warranty and reliability engineering analysis utilizing standard techniques used by all Deere units.

  • Assists in developing reliability verification plans to help ensure engineering changes that are implemented into production have demonstrated adequate reliability growth and are introduced with minimal risk.

  • Collaborates with the Supply Management organization to analyze and identify potential warranty claims attributed to supplier quality issues which can be charged back to the supplier as part of our warranty recovery plan.

  • Identifies all Initial Stock Order (ISO) quantities for new service parts being introduced to the factory based on previous in-field failure rates, previous part sales and reliability demonstration of the new part on field test units.

  • Defines and maps all activities of the factory change control process relative to multiple departments, as well as other Deere units, that are involved in product changes. Includes acting as the process owner for the Change Control Process.

What makes you stand out

  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions.

  • Computer systems knowledge, ideally including the systems used at John Deere.

  • Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisitions Process (ECAP).

  • Understanding of bills of material.

  • Working knowledge of the appropiate operating and information systems.

  • Knowledge of Industry Product Verification & Validation processes and execution methodologies.

  • Knowledge on Internal combustion engines

  • GD&T

  • Use/understanding of 3D modeling tools

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

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