The John Deere Dubuque Works is one of the key facilities in Deere & Company's Construction and Forestry (C&F) Division. The Dubuque Works manufactures backhoe loaders, crawler dozers, and skid steer loaders for the construction industry and knuckleboom loaders and tracked feller bunchers for the forestry industry. The Dubuque Works also serves as the Center of Excellence for the C&F Division in the areas of Product Engineering, Product Verification and Validation, Supply Management, and Product Support which includes the Dealer Technical Assistance Center. From a manufacturing perspective, the core competencies of the factory include plate and sheet cutting, machining, welding, paint, and assembly.
The John Deere Dubuque Works is one of the most innovative and productive facilities of its kind. From an Engineering perspective, techniques such as virtual reality and rapid concepting are used to assist in the design process. Our manufacturing facilities use state of the art techniques and equipment to produce products including CNC machining centers and a Manufacturing Execution System (MES). We are proud of how fast we can get new technology into the hands of our customers, and of the quality we can attain through a very structured and effective Product Development Process. Our Product Support teams use the latest techniques and satellite communication systems to keep the machines we make on the job, dayin and dayout. Additionally, outside of the factory our products are supported by an efficient parts delivery system, and a network of John Deere dealers and company field representatives, strategically located throughout the world to support the products we produce
We are dedicated to keeping our customers ahead of their competitors by supplying the most efficient, dependable machines possible. Through teamwork, a commitment to continuous improvement, and a major investment in aggressive, ongoing research, the Dubuque Works has helped John Deere become a leader in the Construction and Forestry equipment industry.
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Metallurgical Engineer - 63958
As a Metallurgical Engineer for John Deere Construction and Forestry, located in Dubuque, IA you will be part of the Materials Engineering team for the Construction and Forestry Division. This position is responsible for completing metallurgical evaluations while becoming integrated into the Deere organization. In addition, you will:
- Perform metallurgical failure analysis
- Help to address metallurgical shop floor issues
- Optimize laboratory equipment operation
- Evaluate metallurgical quality of supplier parts
- Learn and apply NDE processes
- Become familiar with Deere standards while assisting in identifying need for revision, and assist in limited support for design engineering in development of new product.
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
- Excellent communicator looking to grow in the metallurgical field
- Strong mechanical aptitude (understanding of basic mechanical operations and exposure to hands-on use of hand and power tools)
- Experience using metallographic sample preparation skills
- Fluent with MS Office Suites
- Experience in metal manufacturing, analysis or processing
What Makes You Stand Out
- Knowledge of metal manufacturing methods coupled with practical manufacturing experience
- Knowledge of steel and cast-iron materials and their properties
- Technical knowledge to conduct destructive and non-destructive testing and evaluation of materials
- Working knowledge of heat treat processes such as carburizing, induction hardening, through hardening, normalizing and the properties produced
- Failure analysis and fractography knowledge
- Knowledge in various industry metal processing, and validation to governing specifications and standards
- Experience with Non Destructive Testing evaluation
Education (or equivalent work experience)
Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:
- Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical/Materials Engineering or Materials Science or equivalent experience.
What You'll Get
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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. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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