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John Deere Part-Time Student-Manufacturing Engineering-Davenport IA in Davenport, 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 - Davenport

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Manufacturing Engineering-Davenport IA - 71042

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

John Deere Davenport Works in Davenport, Iowa, is looking for a motivated student with problem solving/engineering skills to apply agile solutions to real world problems.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for engaging in the continuous improvement process in the wheel loader business unit

  • Communicate assembly team needs to the design engineering team for completion

  • Track the associated improvement in critical business metrics and reporting out metric performance to the leadership team

This position will have the opportunity to evaluate and execute vehicle design changes to improve the manufacturing process.

What Skills You Need

  • Ideally you will be pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree in Agricultural, Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent Engineering Technology.

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

  • Graduation date of December 2021 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

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

  • 16-20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35-40 hours/week during the summer semester

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Ability to work and contribute as part of a diverse team

  • Organizational and project management skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)

  • Prior experience with of solid modeling software; preference given to experience with Creo Parametric 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 (https://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) 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.

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