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Why John Deere
The John Deere Agricultural and Turf division touches every corner of the globe.  If it's green and growing, chances are John Deere has a hand in it.  Our products provide complete solutions, whether it's to nurture seeds into a bountiful crop, beautify our parks, carpet our golf courses or taking care of the lawns and gardens that surround our homes. Join John Deere--a proven business leader--and watch your potential grow. 
As a member of the John Deere quality engineering team, you will have the opportunity to engage in nearly every facet of our business. You’ll enjoy a diverse range of challenges, gain a wide range of experiences with highly visible projects and initiatives, and have excellent opportunities for professional growth.
What You'll Do
As a Quality Engineer for John Deere Harvester in East Moline, IL you will investigate Harvester manufacturing and supplier quality issues by analyzing assembly line, scrap and other quality information, and resolve or facilitate closed loop corrective action.  In addition, you will:
  • Support corrective action investigations on shop floor serialized production parts, units, and assemblies.
  • Execute the established quality control plans for work centers.
  • Facilitate and write quality procedures, support quality system audits, review results with audit team, and participate in management reviews.
  • Perform quality activities related to new and revised product part changes.

What It Takes

We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.  Ideally, you will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a Technology related discipline, or equivalent experience.  In addition, we require:
  • 1 or more years of experience in OFP quality and/or a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, GD&T.
  • Knowledge of standard quality tools such as FMEA, SPC, Root Cause Analysis and statistics.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventive maintenance and facilities.
  • Ability to work 3rd shift.


A strong candidate will also have:

  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, methods, reliability, design, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution, quality.
  • Experience in use of statistical tools and techniques for quality management.
  • Proficiency using STATISTICA or other statistical software.
  • One or more ASQ certifications.
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
Can you imagine the challenge of a lifetime and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?
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.