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Forestry Engine Application Engineer

John Deere Dubuque Works, Dubuque, IA

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: Verenigde Staten (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Forestry Engine Application Engineer - 50813

Your Responsibilities

As a Forestry Engine Application Engineer for John Deere Construction & Forestry Division, located in Dubuque, IA, you will be responsible for PDP engine & engine auxiliary design and vehicle integration. In addition, you will:

  • Develop Track Feller Buncher/Harvester engines, fuel systems, air systems, and other engine auxiliaries for new product development programs
  • Develop engine and vehicle performance characteristics such as torque curves and work with John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) to develop calibrations for multiple regulatory emissions levels (Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4) that meet vehicle performance requirements
  • Provide ownership of the performance, component design, and system design responsibilities for Cooling Systems on the Tracked Feller Buncher and Tracked Harvester
  • Actively participate and lead teams, as needed, to support Critical Component Delivery (CCDP) and Product Delivery Process (PDP) activities
  • Diagnose engine issues during new product development and support PV&V engine / cooling test activities
  • Contribute to product design guidelines, design books, and engineering analysis procedures for Forestry Products
  • Work collaboratively with Pune KBL Design teams

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years off-highway design experience in engines, engine auxiliary systems, or cooling systems
  • Experience and ability to analyze technical data, consider multiple alternatives, and provide data driven decisions / recommendations
  • Experience with PDMLink, SAP, and 3D modeling tools, such as Creo (Pro-E)
  • Experience with product machine forms used in the forestry industry
  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Engine System and/or Cooling Design or Product Validation & Verification (PV&V) experience
  • Cross-functional experience related to engine/cooling system design, performance evaluation, software, and/or manufacturing teams
  • Experience with CAN communication and / or engine diagnostic tools
  • Experience with analytics software such as MatLab, Diadem, or nCode
  • Experience with telematics data
  • Drivetrain Design or PV&V experience
  • Master's degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Ag)

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent experience.

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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Job Details

Req Num 50813-en_US
ID 144095
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --

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