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John Deere Part-Time Student-Davenport IA in Davenport, Iowa

There are over 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! 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 - Davenport

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Davenport IA - 72907

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

John Deere Davenport Works, in Davenport, Iowa, is looking for a motivated student with computer programing / development skills to apply AGILE solutions to real world problems. As a member of our Smart Connected Factory team at John Deere, you will be responsible for the design, implementation & maintenance of innovative manufacturing solutions to drive improvements in product quality, operator efficiency, manufacturing process accountability and machine learning technologies in a heavy manufacturing environment. As a member of the fabrication team, you will assist in our efforts to implement new technology and processes to streamline our operation, focused on improving manufacturability, reducing manufacturing costs and delivering quality end products to John Deere customers.

What It Takes

  • Ideally you will be pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science or an equivalent degree; others may apply

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

  • Graduation date of May 2022 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

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

  • 16-20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35-40 hours/week during the summer semester

  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in computer programming, data science, software programming and communication skills.

    What Makes You Stand Out

  • Basic understanding of manufacturing environment, processes and tools

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, willing to learn

  • Accountable in your actions and commitments

  • Capable of effective communication skills with both salary and production employees

    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.