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John Deere Part-Time Student-Continuous Improvement-Waterloo IA in Waterloo, Iowa

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Quality Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Continuous Improvement-Waterloo IA - 78648

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.

Your Responsibilities

  • Maintain and evolve existing tools and processes

  • Assists team in identifying issues and proposing resolutions

  • Gather, review, and analyze information

  • Supports multiple departments in their daily functions

  • Produces a variety of correspondence and reports in support of department processes, including monthly reports/dashboards in Excel, Business Objects, Tableau and/or Power BI

  • Provides training as needed

  • Supports SCF (Smart Connected Factory) initiatives

  • Assists with administration of Corrective Action System

  • Administers and maintains Quality SharePoint and associated websites

  • As needed, supports scheduling and planning for ISO 9001 audits and internal audits

  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products

What Skills You Need

  • Ideally the candidate will be pursuing a degree in Management of Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science, Manufacturing Engineering or related field; others encouraged to apply

  • Graduation date of December 2022 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local accredited university

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis or as needed

  • Must also have the ability to work remote

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Self-starter

  • Familiar with project management processes of establishing project scope, identifying resource needs, setting milestone dates and tracking progress

    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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.