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John Deere Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Waterloo, IA in Waterloo, Iowa

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.

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

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering - Waterloo, IA - 56142

Your Responsibilities

  • Provides support for and/or assistance with engineering processes at the Foundry.

  • Part-Time Students at this level typically perform basic and routine tasks using existing tools and processes for improvements in Safety, Quality and Efficiency.

  • May provide routine analysis for manufacturing processes and methods, and may provide guidance on tasks being perform by operations personnel.

  • Support team with Process Documentation and Value Stream Mapping activities.

  • Support TPM meetings and data collection to Drive CI changes in daily business.

What It Takes

  • Knowledge of Fundamental Engineering Principles

  • Microsoft Office Tools - Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Basic Data Analysis including descriptive statistics i.e. Mean, Median, Std. Deviation

  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing setting around heavy equipment and understand safety policies.

  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Foundry Technology program of study, however any Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program will be able to meet the expectations of the position.

  • Must be a full-time student at a local university or college

  • Must be available to work a minimum of 12 months

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

  • Graduation date of December 2020 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • Data collection

  • Six sigma knowledge to interpret data

  • Power Point, Visio

  • PRO E, Cad, 3D modeling software

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.