John Deere Part-Time Student - Chemistry - Fargo, ND in Fargo, North Dakota

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Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota (US-ND) - Fargo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student - Chemistry - Fargo, ND - 38547

Your Responsibilities

  • Support projects that optimize the operation of the Material Science & Analysis Laboratory analytical instrumentation including, but not limited to, ion chromatographs, FTIR spectrometer, x-ray fluorescence spectrometer, and thermal analysis equipment.

  • Reviews necessary support documentation for analytical method development and generates internal support documents as directed.

  • Support the maintenance of testing documentation for each project in a neat and organized fashion for approval by supervisor and other engineering personnel.

  • Works closely with supervisor or other Advanced Tech personnel, establishes test parameters and executes testing per the test plan.

What It Takes

  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter, team oriented and work with little or no supervision.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word software.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.

  • Pursuing a degree in a Chemistry program

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

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

  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • Familiarity with general theory, use, and calibration of analytical instrumentation

  • Ability to accurately prepare calibration standards and test solutions

  • Strong technical writing skills

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.