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John Deere Machining ME, Programming 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: Machining ME, Programming - 57013

Your Responsibilities

As a Machining Manufacturing Engineer for John Deere located in Waterloo, IA, you will support and implement process routings for new program parts including: quality planning activities including statistical process control, process monitoring, and product inspection; development of process routings; procurement of tooling ang gaging; and as needed justification and procurement of machine tools in support of part manufacturing. Additionally, you will:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve production process, machine, and quality issues

  • Recommend process flow and manufacturing cell design that support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System

  • Establish routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations Implement cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas

  • Assist in team studies related to capacity, productivity and efficiency

  • Specify, design, and manage the procurement of cast iron manufacturing equipment, tools and gages

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete multiple, concurrent projects

  • Experience using Creo/NC, Mori TMS, Zoller presetters, FANUC Controls, and Kotem, TMAC

  • Experience applying cast iron manufacturing tools and technology

  • Knowledge of CMM report structure

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience in shop floor process adjustments necessary to correct geometry and quality problems

  • Knowledge and use of SAP business software

  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Software

  • Experienced with SQL and Oracle databases, scripting and data analysis software

  • Knowledge of CNC programming functions

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Agricultural or Mechanical Engineering discipline

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.