Client : John Deere
Job title: Manufacturing Engineer I
Duration : 12 months contract. Evaluation of contract extensions occur every month, and those that work to expectations are renewed consistently. / Might turn into FTE
Job location : 300 West Commercial Street Waterloo Iowa USA 50703
Shift : 1st shift (40-60 hours/week depending on production demand)
****Pay Rate :$30.40/hr on W2 for recent grad
These openings will mainly be 1st shift (7 am to 3:30 pm) but candidates must be open to both 3rd and 1st shift. Overtime is likely, weekend and before shift starts.
Manager is willing to see recent grad candidates with Technology/Engineering degrees. 1 or more year of production or manufacturing experience is preferred. Manager is looking for 2021 grads that are located in the Midwest. This is a shop floor position so candidates need to be comfortable in this environment. This position is approved for 1 year but may be extended beyond the current end date.
Will need metatarsals for first day, business casual dress code. No travel associated with this position. Person may drive a Deere owned Gator after successfully completing training. Visa sponsorship is not available, now or in the near future, for this position. Interviews will take place onsite or through MS Teams and the position will start onsite on the first day.
Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project
or process. Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise
product delivery process or the enterprise order fullment process. At this
level, projects are of limited scope and responsibility; work plans and
decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by
supervisors and/or managers. May assign coordinate and review portions of the
work for support personnel and contractors.
MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job.
* Provides support and basic trouble shooting for current operations.
Investigates, gathers and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring
* Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods
documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current
operations and/or new parts or programs of limited scope.
* Identifies and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic
improvement ideas of limited scope.
* Works with electronic tools to perform engineering functions.
* Develops and implements plans of limited scope to support lean
manufacturing through the Deere Production System. Designs operations
layouts to improve material flow and material presentation.
* Participates in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and
* Implements new manufacturing processes and technology.
* Modifies existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline
data for new wage performance pay plans.