Weld Manufacturing Engineer


John Deere


Posted Under: Dubuque, Iowa jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs
Posted On: 2017-08-11 00:00:00

Job Description:

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) - Dubuque Function: Manufacturing Engineering Title: Weld Manufacturing Engineer - 30358 Your Responsibilities As a Weld Manufacturing Engineer, at John Deere Dubuque Works, you will provide weld engineering and production support for fabrication. In addition, you will: * Establish routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation (OMS), quality plans and labor standards (WPlanner) for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs * Provide support and troubleshooting for welding operations. * Investigate quality issues, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions. * Identify cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas and follows thru to implementation. * Ability to program and instruct on the use of Miller & Lincoln welding equipment. * Lead and actively participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) - improving departmental Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Delivery through data driven proactive projects. * Analyze, specify, procure, and implement production tooling and fixtures for new and existing processes. * Define and implement layout changes necessary for new product introduction into fabrication. * Communicate changes to peers and welders, and conduct training as required. US Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position. What Skills You Need * 2 or more years of Weld Engineering experience. * Hands on skill in programming robotic welding systems and manual welding. * Mechanical aptitude in working with weld tooling. * Experience being an effective member of a multi-disciplined, cross functional team. * Project management skills and demonstrated execution skills (i.e. startup of a welding cell). * Analytical skills to determine welding related cycle times and costs. * Demonstrated understanding of quality planning and problem solving skills. * Excellent communication skills. * Must be a self-starter with the ability to execute a variety of tasks with little supervision. * Proficiency with SAP and Microsoft Office. What Makes You Stand Out Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include: * Fanuc robotic programming expertise. * Proficiency in WPlanner, VisView, Vis Mockup and Creo (Pro-E). * Knowledge of standard quality tools, such as: FMEA, Root Cause Analysis and Statistics. * Analytical skills in Statistical Process Control for dimensional integrity of weldments. * Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance and facilities. * Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance and visual management tools. * Experience with shop floor manufacturing, incentive pay systems and work measurement. Education (or equivalent work experience) * Bachelor's degree in Weld Engineering or Weld Engineering Technology. 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.