John Deere

John Deere

  • Waterloo, IA

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

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 – Waterloo

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Machining- Product Delivery Process (PDP) – 102266

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Machining- Product Delivery Process (PDP) for Waterloo Works you will:

  • Collaborate with Design and Components Manufacturing teams to ensure successful introduction of manufactured parts for PDP programs and Model Year Updates.
  • Assist manufacturing engineering with design and cost of tools to implement manufacturing processes for new parts introduced to the business.
  • Establish new product manufacturing schedules to meet builds for Feasibility, Durability and Limited Production Builds for PDP programs.
  • Provide leadership and develop others in regard to machining practices, process development and quality control techniques for new product introductions.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years experience working in a manufacturing engineering role related to machining processes such as turning, milling, drilling.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with developing others in a manufacturing engineering role.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office(Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a shop floor environment.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Detailed knowledge of tooling and complex tooling systems for machining complex castings.
  • Experience with blueprint reading and GD&T and the relationship this has with designing for manufacturability.
  • Knowledge and use of SAP business software.
  • Experience with interpreting Coordinate Measurement Machine results and resolving issues within a program or within a machining process.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Technology or Manufacturing, Mechanical, Agricultural or Industrial Engineering

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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