OFP Quality Engineer at John Deere in East Moline, Illinois

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois - East Moline
Function: Quality Engineering
Title: OFP Quality Engineer- 73107

This position will primarily be on1st shift and you may need to work an occasional 3rd shift depending on the business needs.

Your Responsibilities

As a OFP Quality Engineer at JD Harvester works East Moline, Il you will support daily combine production build activities within the manufacturing process and Leverage previous schooling/expertise to Lead in the containment and resolution of any identified manufacturing or quality issues. Specifically you will:

  • Investigates Harvester manufacturing and supplier quality issues analyzing assembly line, scrap and other quality information resolving or facilitating closed loop corrective action.
  • Executes the established quality control plans for work centers
  • Conducts audits of new and existing processes determine manufacturing capability and adherence to accepted quality practices. Drives prevention actions.
  • Facilitates and writes quality procedures, supports quality system audits, reviews results with audit team and participates in management reviews.
  • Provides training/and/or supervision to co-workers, wage employees, inspectors and auditors on quality procedures and tools to ensure consistent control and/or implementation of cost savings projects and/or mistake proofing ideas to improve our products to meet customer expectations.
  • Leads and facilitates new and changed product and utilizes quality toolsets -FMEA/CTQ/CP/SPC etc. to aide in identification and resolution
  • Support and facilitate new product implementations on the shop floor

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 to 3 years' experience in OFP quality and/or shop floor manufacturing operations
  • Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, GD&T and a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge
  • Knowledge of standard quality tools such as FMEA, SPC, Root Cause Analysis, Statistics
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventive maintenance and facilities

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 1 to 3 years' experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, quality
  • 1 to 3 years' demonstrated team leadership and mentoring experience
  • 1 to 3 years' experience with engineering tools, systems and databases
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in use of statistical tools and techniques for quality management
  • 1 to 3 years' computer programming experiences utilizing Python/R or other languages


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

  • Degree in an Engineering/Technology, Math, Science, or Business/Management discipline or equivalent 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. 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 hereto 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.

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