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John Deere Des Moines Skilled: Tool & Die Maker in Ankeny, Iowa

You have selected to complete a profile at Des Moines Works for the Skilled Trades– Toolmaker position. Toolmakers plan, lay out, construct, and/or inspect by intricate gauging, lay out a variety of highly specialized tools, fixtures, jigs, dies or gauges requiring highly skilled workmanship, holding to extremely close tolerances, or to tolerances which, due to the nature of the work, are difficult to attain. Makes decisions as to usability from a functional standpoint. In addition, they are expected to:

-Perform tasks necessary to support operations in a team environment

-Support preventative and predictive maintenance programs to maximize equipment uptime

-Work with minimal supervision

-Supply their own tools

-Work shifts (choice of shift based on seniority)

-Tool & Die Journeyman’s card and/or 8 years of experience

Why Work at John Deere? Why Work anywhere else?

If you strive to do great work, excel in creative environments, thrive in teams, and live for problem solving – this is the place for you.

At John Deere, your ideas, experiences and values matter.

Please see below for a summary of the value of your John Deere career and total rewards available to you to support you and your well-being.

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits

  • Well being – Physical and Mental Healthcare

  • Paid Holidays & Competitive Vacation Packages

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Rebate Program & numerous discount programs for personal use

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.