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Part Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering Shaft Machining - 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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo 
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Part Time Student - Manufacturing Engineering Shaft Machining - Waterloo, IA - 33730

Your Responsibilities

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company's regular full-time staff, and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule. In this position you will:

  • Assist manufacturing engineers with tasks in John Deere's business software known as SAP.
  • Update part routings and write work orders for new tooling and gauges.
  • Analyze data in excel format for quality and other improvements.
  • Assist manufacturing engineers with audits including safety, ergonomics, and quality.
  • Assist manufacturing engineers with new machine/cell setup and installation.
  • Follow the required safety processes, develop new routings, and develop new part costs. 


Position Qualifications:

We need excellent communicators, who thrive on solving problems and working in a team environment.  Ideally, you will be pursuing a degree in Engineering; others may apply.  In addition, we require:

  •  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 2018 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
  •  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

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 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, IA 50703, US