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 - 50439

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with the Manufacturing Engineering and Operations teams to support the successful execution of the F9 New Products Builds.

  • This entails process planning and preparation for production: virtual manufacturing, work planning/industrial engineering, tooling procurement, plant layout, and capitalization.

What It Takes

  • Demonstrated problem resolution and analytical skills.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and proficient in computer skills.

  • Great communication skills both written and verbal.

  • An interest in or educational path related to technology or manufacturing.

  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Manufacturing or industrial engineering, manufacturing or industrial technology. Also applicable is education in science, mathematics, technical studies preferred, or previous work experience in manufacturing.

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

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

  • Graduation date of May 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

  • Experience working in a production environment.

  • Experience with continuous improvement processes.

  • Experience with tractors or other commercial vehicles.

  • Leadership experience.

  • Mechanical or electrical work experience.

  • Experience w/ Microsoft Excel (or ability to learn database tools), Microsoft Outlook, and CAD programs (AutoCAD or ProEngineer).

  • Prior experience using SAP would be beneficial.

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.