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Industrial Engineering - Manufacturing Engineer

There are over 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! 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.
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.
Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Dubuque  
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Industrial Engineering - Manufacturing Engineer - 93327 
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities

As a Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineering, for John Deere Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, Iowa, you will:
  • Provide engineering support for Continuous Improvement (CI) projects.
  • Execute special project activities such as process and equipment design, make vs. buy, and cost/benefit analyses.
  • Perform time studies, calculate labor standards, address questions, and resolve issues raised from the production team.
  • Develop and maintain Operator Method Sheets (OMS) for the Current Method of Manufacture (CMM).
VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience implementing improvements in design, quality, efficiency, and/or productivity.
  • Understanding of and experience with gainsharing programs such as CIPP (Continuous Improvement Pay Plan)
  • 1 or more years of experience using engineering tools and processes.
  • Experience gathering, analyzing, and summarizing complex data to make sound decisions. 
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment.
  • Effective communicator with ability to engage others.
  • Proven ability to successfully learn and adopt new technologies, systems, processes, and tools.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with MP Planner, SAP, and similar software
  • Experience working with programming languages such as SQL, Python, R, Java, or similar.
  • Experience using corrective action tools such as root cause analysis (RCA) and mistake proofing techniques.
  • 2 or more years’ experience supporting engineering projects in a factory, warehouse, and/or industrial environment. 
  • 2 or more years’ experience with advanced Excel functions
  • Excellent communicator with experience in supporting factory and/or supplier relationships to solve business problems.


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Analytics, Supply Management, Business Management, or a similar mathematics-based 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 while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use
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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.
The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.
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