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John Deere Hazardous Materials Specialist (50176392) in Waterloo, Iowa

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) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Hazardous Materials Specialist (50176392) - 77799


Your Responsibilities

As a Hazardous Materials Specialist for John Deere located in Waterloo, Iowa, you will assure compliance with US and international regulations for hazardous materials movement and phytosanitary requirements to avoid incidents that could result in significant fines, place the public at risk, adversely affect manufacturing capability or damage the reputation of the company. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Training activities and processes

  • Conducting high level process audits

  • Developing standard procedures for packing, marking, and documenting hazardous materials

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years working with Occupational Safety & Health Guidelines, methods, and processes, ideally including the guidelines and processes that are followed at John Deere

  • 1 or more years working with and handling hazardous material which includes waste disposal, shipping, etc.

  • Working knowledge of logistics processes and applicable governmental regulations

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 1 or more years of experience in the Environmental profession in a manufacturing environment

  • 1 or more years in dealing with regulatory agencies on issues pertaining to health and safety and/or environment

  • 1 or more years of experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc.

  • Logistics work experience in such areas as warehousing, materials management, transportation, broker, forwarder, etc.

  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing operation, manufacturing engineering, or industrial engineering environment

  • Experience working with Department of Transportation regulations


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

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in one or more of these disciplines: Supply Management/Logistics, Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene, Health/Medicine, Physical Science, or Engineering/Technology

    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.