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 - 46962

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide OFP and limited PDP support to the 7R-8R Final Assembly Team as an ME Part Time Student.

  • This includes daily production support (line calls, issue resolution), continuous improvement engagement with the natural work groups through CI200 (take action on assigned CI tags for closure), write work orders, SRM's, PO's, and other administrative tasks.

  • Perform process audits of various types (work instructions, quality, safety, EHS, etc).

What It Takes

  • Demonstrated problem resolution and analysis skills.

  • Self-starter.

  • Ability to work with ambiguity.

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

  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Manufacturing or industrial engineering, manufacturing or industrial technology or Management Information Systems. Would consider other engineering or technology related fields such as in science, mathematics, or technical studies preferred.

  • 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 2019 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.

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.