20 Sep 2022

Full-Time John Deere – OFP Manufacturing Engineer

John Deere – Posted by LizAnywhere

Job Description

John Deere is seeking an OFP Manufacturing Engineer located in Ottumwa, IA with experience in Creo, SOLIDWORKS, or AutoCAD. At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design, and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith’s shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


  • Provide support and basic troubleshooting for current operations
  • Work with electronic tools to perform engineering functions
  • Identify and implement cost reduction, quality, safety, and ergonomic improvement ideas


  • Investigate, gather, and analyze data for specifically assigned, recurring tasks
  • Establish routines, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans, and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs
  • Develop and implement plans to support lean manufacturing through the Deere Production System
  • Design operations layouts to improve material flow and material presentation
  • Participate in team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity, and efficiency
  • Implement new manufacturing processes and technology
  • Modify existing performance pay plans; assist in the development of baseline data for new wage performance pay plans
  • Skill in using computer-aided design and/or engineering tools (i.e., Creo, SOLIDWORKS, or AutoCAD)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance, and facilities

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Working knowledge of WPlanner, SAP, and cProjects
  • Experience with project management and business planning
  • Experience with line and process design, material presentation, cycles of imbalance, and visual management tools
  • Line balancing


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline

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.

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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Job Categories: Creo, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: OFP Manufacturing Engineer. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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