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John Deere Part time Student-Maintenance - 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-Maintenance - Waterloo, IA - 56218

Your Responsibilities

  • Support the TCAO Maintenance organization through completion of supervised and independent work assignments supporting the Maintenance Engineers, Maintenance Supervisors, and Maintenance Manager.

  • Support the Maintenance Engineers in the execution of the Structured Onboarding of Assets (SOAP) process by executing routine data input, analysis, and review

  • Compile, analyze, and improve standard maintenance reports and metric scorecards.

  • Support the Maintenance Supervisors in the execution and tracking of required employee training.

  • Assist in the execution of the maintenance continuous improvement process (CI) to increase equipment and facility availability and reduce total life cycle maintenance costs.

  • Assist in the development of multi-media presentations for EIM's, QBR's, and maintenance staff meetings

What It Takes

  • Prior work/school experience demonstrating a high-level of work accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Self-starter, able to multitask, and work autonomously

  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office tools

  • Pursuing a degree in a technical engineering, technology, or skills trades discipline or equivalent

  • Must be a full-time student at a local university or college (Hawkeye, UNI, Wartburg, etc.)

  • If currently attending a community college, must be planning to pursue a 4-year degree

  • Must be available to work a minimum of 12 months

  • 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 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 should also have

  • Basic understand of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems

  • Prior work/school experience demonstrating a mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrated time management / work prioritization skills

  • Ability to extract, manipulate and analyze large data sets in Excel

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.