Manufacturing Engineer


Davenport, IA

Less than 5 years

Posted 225 days ago

  by    Cynet EngineeringTeam

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Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: Davenport, IA

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.?

Job Description:


  • Plans, coordinates and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process of moderate scope or for a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process. 
  • May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel, including contractors. 
  • Decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by others. 
  • Duties: 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. 

?Required Skill Set:

  • As a Contingent Assembly Manufacturing Engineer for John Deere Construction & Forestry in Davenport, IA, you will lead and actively participate in Continuous Improvement (CI). 

In addition, you will: 

  • Improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Delivery through data driven proactive projects. 
  • Improve departmental Raw in Process (RIP) and Point of Usage (POU) inventorylocations to facilitate part replenishment. 
  • Investigate quality issues, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions. 
  • Participate in PFMEA's and Control Plans. 
  • Apply mistake proofing methodology proactively to high risk processes and recurring quality nonconformance issues. ? Develop and modify Operator Method Sheets as required. 
  • Process Engineering Change Notifications using C-Projects. 
  • Support kitting through the use of SAP Cart. ? Develop and maintain Job Hazard Analyses to create awareness of safe and ergonomic work practices. 
  • Support Assembly & Manufacturing Execution System (AMES) and all manufacturing equipment in areas assigned. 
  • Implement 5-S into all areas of responsibility. 
  • Analyze, specify, procure, and implement production tooling and fixtures for new and existing processes. 
  • Support multi-functional Quality Improvement Teams tasked with improving overall assembly quality. What It Takes We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Technology, or equivalent experience. 

In addition, we require: 

  • 1-2 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience in a final assembly environment. 
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Safety, and Ergonomics in Manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Ability and willingness to work off-shift hours. Ability and willingness to work overtime upon request. 

A strong candidate will have: 

  • Proficiency in WPlanner, VisView, FactoryCAD, Pro-E, AutoCAD, ME SAP functions, and AMES (software programs). 
  • Small capital project management and implementation 
  • Tool and fixture design 
  • Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, and DMAIC 
  • Experience in Hydraulics and Mix Model Line Design, and Line Balancing 
  • Experience relationship building with UAW shop floor employees 
  • 3 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience.