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Product Engineer

John Deere Dubuque Works, Dubuque, IA

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There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Davenport 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Product Engineer - 57872 

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Engineer in the Loader Module for John Deere Construction & Forestry, located in Davenport, IA you will primarily drive the Four Wheel Drive Loader Structure/Sheet Metal distinctive product quality and cost reduction goals. You will provide engineering support for the loader assembly lines and for our customer's vehicles in the field. In addition, you will:

  • Continuously improve the Structure and Sheet Metal design of the Four Wheel Drive Loader to improve quality and reduce cost to enhance the value of the loader to John Deere and our customers
  • Prepare, process and implement engineering design changes including managing the bill of materials, the models and the drawings
  • Work closely with the appropriate customers, suppliers and John Deere cross functional teams, including: designers, other engineering groups, supply management, quality, marketing and product support
  • Support vehicle assembly and component fabrication by troubleshooting a wide variety of Structure and Sheet Metal issues
  • Provide engineering support to DTAC (Dealer Technical Assistance Center) to quickly resolve field cases which may require traveling to machines in the field
  • Effectively communicate to functional teams and management, both in writing and verbally, the status of projects on a regular basis
  • Work with the product development engineering team in order to smoothly implement new product programs which also requires participation in prototype, physical and limited production builds for these programs

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Engineering experience obtained through projects, internships or practical work experience
  • Experience applying basic root cause analysis techniques
  • Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting capabilities
  • Experience with 3D modeling software
  • Ability to identify and implement creative and efficient solutions to technical problems
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to machine design
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills while participating in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage several project simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (both verbal & written)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 1 or more years of professional work experience in Product Engineering
  • Experience in Structure/Sheet Metal design
  • Experience with John Deere business processes (i.e. JDLink, PDMLink, SAP, etc.)
  • Experience working with customers and end users
  • Experience working with the cross functional teams
  • Experience with Construction or Off Highway equipment including 4WD loaders
  • Experience with Engineering Analysis tools
  • Experience in product and component qualification testing

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering


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.



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Dubuque, IA
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