Engineer Quality II 33946

Cerebral Staffing, LLC
 East Moline, IL

Join Cerebral Staffing, LLC on site at our client John Deere in East Moline, IL as an Engineer Quality!

Location: East Moline, IL

Duration of Role: One Year Plus

Pay: $51.90 - $54.24/hour

Hours: First shift hours are typically 7am-3:30pm but can be flexible as long as 9am-2pm are covered


  • Participates on PDP (Product Delivery Process) teams as the Quality representative, ensuring quality activities and plans are formulated and followed.
  • Engages in applying/leading Quality tools in Product Delivery Process (PDP) teams.
  • Encourages early interaction of both customer and supplier input to team activities.
  • Participates in Design Process and Assembly Reviews (DPARs), print reviews, and design reviews of new products.
  • Monitors and facilitates quality activities for part approval, verifies manufacturing processes (control plans, assembly instructions) and confirms process capability.
  • Uses quality tools and practices to establish approval criteria to ensure the identification of quality failure concerns for both internal and external manufactured parts and assemblies. An example is Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Investigates unit quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes, gathers and analyzes data, resolves/facilitates resolution and implements corrective action.
  • Engages in applying/leading Quality tools on Customer Support Process (CSP), Continuous Improvement (CI),and/or Value Improvement (VI) teams. Executes John Deere Quality Control Plan where implemented.
  • Investigates product quality problems, determines root cause for quality problems, gathers and analyzes data and implements corrective action to reduce or eliminate non-value waste resulting from non-conformances, scrap or reclaim.
  • Assists in identifying, communicating and resolving supplier quality problems.
  • Engages in supplier quality plan formulation as necessary. Conducts audits of new and existing suppliers to determine manufacturing capability and adherence to accepted quality practices.
  • Drives prevention actions.
  • Facilitates and writes quality procedures for the purpose of maintaining/updating the factory quality system and supports quality system audits, reviews results with audit team, and participates in management review meetings.
  • Provides training and/or supervision to co-workers, inspectors, technicians and auditors on quality procedures and tools to monitor critical processes to assure consistent control and/or to implement cost-saving ideas to improve our products to meet customer expectations.


  • Position will primarily be working in an office setting with occasional work needed on the shop floor. Sorting of parts may be included in work scope as well.
  • Position will work through SAP transactions to monitor supplier quality documentation.
  • Understanding and adherence to the safety PPE policy at Harvester will be required as well.
  • What Skills You Need
    1-3 years of experience in supporting shop floor/manufacturing operations
    Working knowledge of basic assembly tooling and equipment
    Direct experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, and GD&T
    Knowledge of standard quality tools such as FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, 3 Legged 5 Why
    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    Strong written and verbal English communication skills with the ability to communicate cross functionally with both salary and wage workforce
    What Makes You Stand Out
    Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:
    Direct experience with the John Deere SAP environments to include quality plan processing
    1+ years of experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, reliability, design, manufacturing, quality
    1+ years of experience in use of statistical tools and techniques for quality management
    1+ years of experience working with SAP
    Knowledge of product, customer, markets and competitors
    Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:
    Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience