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John Deere Part-Time Student-Reliability Engineering-Ankeny IA in Ankeny, Iowa

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 - Ankeny

Function: Quality Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Reliability Engineering-Ankeny IA - 68443

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.

Your Responsibilities

Reliability Engineering is responsible to determine the likelihood that a product will perform its intended function over an extended duration under encountered use conditions​. We work hand in hand with product verification and validation teams as a member of product research and development teams.

  • Deliver the Crop Care Uptime strategy to the local and satellite design units encompassing global Application Equipment, Planting, Air Seeding and Tillage.

  • Learn tools for risk identification and mitigation processes within Architecture, Integrated Systems, Product Development, and Continuous Improvement.

  • Deliver comprehensive reliability plans within product development by utilizing customer application failure and use data.

  • Provide accelerated life test targets for comparative lab studies.

  • Perform reliability growth analysis calculations.

  • Review field test events for development program actions

  • Participates in training.

  • Participates in developmental assignments to gain experience.

  • Assists management in identifying issues and proposing resolutions.

  • Performs activities according to project plans and schedule.

What It Takes

  • Ideally you will be pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Systems Engineering; others may apply

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university

  • Graduation date of 2022 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis, when requested

  • 15-16 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35-40 hours/week outside of the academic year

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Familiarity with product lifecycles and agricultural machinery

  • Comfortability with statistical data analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to complete self-directed work

  • Desire to learn new concepts

  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

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.