Job Details

: Manufacturing Engineer II
: Manufacturing Dashboard,Manufacturing Engineering,Manufacturing Process Planning
: Waterloo, IA

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer II

Location: Waterloo, Iowa


Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process.

Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fulfillment process.

At this level, projects are of moderate scope and responsibility or may be a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process; decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers.

May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel, contractors and suppliers.

Required education in order of preference:

1)  B.S. Weld Engineering/Weld Engineering Technology

2)    Manufacturing Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering with Weld Emphasis,

3)    B.S. Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Engineering with 3 yrs Automated Weld Experience


Required skillset/experience:

3 or more years of experience in the following areas:

*        Demonstrated Fanuc Robotics Programming Knowledge & Experience

*        Demonstrated PLC Logic Understanding and Troubleshooting

*        Demonstrated experience with welding of High Strength, low alloy steel

*        Demonstrated experience with fabrication processes including laser cutting and bending

*        Understanding of safety critical welded structures and critical asset management

*        Understanding of GD&T, Tool Design, & 3D Modeling

MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job.

* Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope.

 * Provides support and trouble shooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyze data and implement solutions.

* Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope.

* Applies electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling and simulations.

* Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System of moderate scope. Designs operations layouts. Improves material flow and material presentation.

* Leads team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope.

* Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.

* Analyzes and makes modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans.