Part-Time Student - Engineering - Waterloo, IA

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 - Engineering - Waterloo, IA - 39943

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist engineers with work instruction creation and updates for current parts and new model parts.
  • Assist with quality studies/investigations to include Gage R&R and capability studies.
  • Review and coordinate CI projects: initiate work orders, follow-up with skilled trades and ME's, share information with operators.
  • Prepare documentation (lock out/tag out labels, right to know labels) for newly installed machines.
  • Coordinate Below the Hook Lifting Device (BHLD) procurement and modification.
  • Place orders for tooling and ancillary equipment.
  • Write various kinds of work orders and follow up on the work.

What It Takes

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and get along well with others.
  • Use and knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems - class work can be considered for this.
  • Pursuing a major in a technical field with engineering in the title
  • 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

  • Use and knowledge of Microsoft Access.
  • Use of CAD software - preferably parametric.

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.


John Deere
Full time
Waterloo, Iowa 50703, US