John Deere Machining ME in Davenport, Iowa

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

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Machining ME - 40722

Your Responsibilities

As a Manufacturing Engineer, for the John Deere Davenport Works located in Davenport, IA, you will support the machining operations for 4WD Loaders, Motor Graders, Articulated Dump Trucks and Forestry Equipment. In addition, you will:

  • Provide daily support and trouble shooting for machining/ CNC equipment operations

  • Establish methods, quality plans, and labor standards for new and current parts

  • Establish and maintain material flow plans for the area of responsibility

  • Implement new tooling and fixturing

  • Use data to implement Safety, Quality and Productivity improvements

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

This position will cover variable shifts.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience in a fabrication environment

  • Experience with automated processes and equipment

  • Experience with CNC machine operations and programming

  • Experience with engineering tools (PRO/E, AutoCAD etc)

  • Experience in developing/documenting work standards and methods

  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, etc)

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as business need requires

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Large Component Machining Experience

  • Fixture design/build experience

  • Profile cutting experience (plasma, laser, oxy-fuel)

  • Forming experience (press brakes, rolls)

  • Experience in a union facility

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering/Technology 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.