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John Deere Product Development Process Assembly Manufacturing Engineer in Valley City, North Dakota

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) - North Dakota - Valley City

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Product Development Process Assembly Manufacturing Engineer - 102586

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Development Process Assembly Manufacturing Engineer in the Air Seeding product line located in Valley City, ND you will work with design engineers to ensure products are designed for manufacturability. You will use lean manufacturing principles to develop assembly processes, line design and factory layouts, and support the launch of new products into the factory. You will also...

  • Participate in Concurrent Design process to ensure parts that are more efficient and effective for manufacturing.

  • Concept and procure assembly tooling, specialized racks, paint tooling, and lifting devices.

  • Utilize E-Tools to determine the sequence of events, communicate issues and verify safety and ergonomic methods.

  • Support project capital estimates by developing accurate tooling, equipment, facilities, and container/rack cost estimates.

  • Support project labor estimates by developing accurate part routings and labor estimates.

  • Participate in quality activities such as Functional Geometry Reviews and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis activities.

  • Utilize design, tooling, and advanced technologies to integrate mistake-proofing into our parts and methods.

  • Lead Design for Manufacturing activities to resolve manufacturing, safety and ergonomic issues, and quality metrics.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience with problem solving and working in a team environment

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • 1 to 3 years manufacturing engineering experience in a factory environment

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems and graphical process planning tools (JDAAT, MPPlanner and DLBT)

  • Experience with line design, material presentation, cycle balancing

  • Experience with 3D modeling software, specifically Creo & Auto CAD

  • Experience with new product delivery process

  • Experience with tooling design

  • Knowledge of capital budgeting and capital equipment justification

  • Experience with shop floor manufacturing, incentive pay systems, and work measurement


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other Bachelor's degree with relevant 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 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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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.