Why John Deere
More power. Lower emissions. Record-setting fuel efficiency. Cleaner air. You make it happen as an employee of John Deere Power Systems. It takes groundbreaking powertrain technologies to satisfy the performance needs and environmental regulations of tomorrow. You'll meet these challenges as part of a global team working together to integrate engines, drivetrain components and electronics into machines that are worth more than the sum of their parts.
Transforming vision into reality is a complex process that requires skill, dedication and teamwork. At John Deere, our manufacturing engineering and operations team is not only up to the task, but are also masters at refining the process for superior quality, speed and efficiency.
What You'll Do
John Deere Power Systems in Coffeyville, KS is seeking an
to support the assembly operation with primary focus on new business initiatives including strategic planning, line design, staffing, work standards and capital equipment identification and acquisition. In addition, you will have the opportunity to:
Create work tasks and timing as well as prepare work instructions, standards, and operational method sheets.
Perform E-builds and simulations related to new product launches and line balancing.
Develop process improvement techniques and work with continuous improvement teams in support of the operation and production leadership.
Implement mistake proofing techniques and investigate and complete corrective actions to address production and quality deficiencies.
Meet new business strategic objectives while participating on a global cross functional team.
Communicate and present project updates to local and divisional leadership.
What It Takes
We need excellent communicators, who thrive on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a Bachelors degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree or equivalent experience. In addition, we require:
Previous industrial engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated experience with assembly line layout and design, line rebalancing, setting work methods and standards as well as preparation of work instructions.
Previous continuous improvement experience with emphasis on productivity gains, mistake proofing, and ergonomic enhancements.
A strong candidate will have an advanced degree as well as:
Experience in manufacturing engineering with strong emphasis in continuous improvements, line design and layouts and work standards.
Previous experience working with lean concepts and familiarity with Six Sigma methodology.
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
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Discover the power within at John Deere Power Systems. The Power within our products...the power within yourself.
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. An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.
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