Moline, Illinois

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Moline, Illinois

Function: Environment / Health / Safety

Title: Environmental Professional - 77448

Your Responsibilities

As an Environmental Professional for John Deere located in Quad Cities (Davenport, IA, Bettendorf, IA, Moline, IL, Rock Island, IL), you will complete three 8-month rotational assignments (no relocation needed in between) to gain experience as an environmental professional in a manufacturing setting while continuing to develop technical skills and abilities. Each rotation will be located at a different John Deere manufacturing facility located within the Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities. Upon Completion of the rotational experience, you must be willing to relocate to another John Deere facility within the US. Within each rotational assignment you will:

+ Compile data, documentation, and correspondence to comply with environmental regulations and Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements.

+ Coordinate and conduct environmental audits to verify conformance with EMS standards and applicable environmental laws and regulations.

+ Conduct analysis of operational data and communicate to appropriate work group for awareness and any required remedial action.

+ Identify and manage projects related to environmental risk reduction and operational sustainability.

+ Develop and deliver relevant and effective training to employees.

+ The ability to respond to emergency situations that could occur inside or outside of standard working hours.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

+ Work experience or internship as an environmental professional in an industrial setting

+ Knowledge of environmental engineering topics and environmental regulations as they apply to manufacturing

+ Strong communication and demonstrated team collaboration skills

+ Project management experience

+ Must be willing to relocate to another John Deere facility within the US upon completion of the rotational experience

+ Ability to travel up to 25%

What Makes You Stand Out

+ Experience working in the environmental compliance field at a manufacturing facility

+ Experience with ISO14001:2015 Management System

+ Knowledge of data analysis techniques and tools


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

+ Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline

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.

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.

Moline, Illinois

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

How to apply:

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