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John Deere Test Engineer OFP 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 were all about at John Deere. And its why were investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the worlds brightest minds are tackling the worlds biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, well put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Title: Test Engineer OFP

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)- Coahuila ISG Mexico

Function: Engineering (CA)

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

Main responsibilities

Plans, coordinates, and performs tester engineering work for a project or process. This work includes change management and equipment maintenance administration. Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fulfillment process. At this level, projects are of moderate scope and responsibility or may be a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process; decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel, contractors and suppliers. Includes active participation in continuous improvement program as member of a business improvement team (BIT).

What skills you need

  • Analyzes and makes modifications to existing test equipment inventory and tester vector strategy.

  • Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation and quality plans for revisions to current tester operations for existent and/or new parts or programs.

  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting for current tester operations according to escalation path. Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions.

  • Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing. Designs operations layouts. Improves material flow and material presentation. Writes operation instructions.

  • Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas.

  • Leads team studies related to yield, downtime, capacity and energy.

  • Leads analysis, development and implementation of new test manufacturing processes and technology.

  • Maintenance and special projects budget administration (fixed assets and expenses).

  • Comprehensive electrical/schematics diagrams.

  • Applies statistical tools across a broad range of data applications to identify improvement performance paths.

What makes you stand out

  • Background in Engineering (mechatronics or electronics).

  • Strong skill in using LabView software as a platform to develop user interface applications.

  • Understands the Order Fulfillment Process (OFP).

  • Knowledge of manufacturing test equipment, total preventative maintenance and facilities.

  • Working knowledge of database management tools and process management systems.

  • Experience as technician supervisor

  • Familiar to cross functional work relationship (collaborate and get support from other engineering areas).

  • Knowledge of capital budgeting and capital equipment justification process.


Degree in Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering

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

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