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14Jun

Product 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: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Product Engineer - 43077

Your Responsibilities

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As a Product Engineer, for the John Deere Construction & Forestry Division (Dubuque, IA) you will provide Design, Analysis or Test engineering support for the mechanical components and systems. These areas could include structures, engine, hydraulic, powertrain and/or cooling systems of various Construction and Forestry equipment. In addition, you will:

o Lead design, analysis and/or test work to improve the components/systems by following projects through the development

o Evaluate design constraints and specification requirements for components and systems

o Work closely with the appropriate customers, suppliers and John Deere cross-functional teams while driving toward solutions to new product development, continuous improvement, quality improvement, cost reduction and/or other special projects

o Lead and participate on PDP (Product Delivery Process) ensuring all activities and plans are formulated and followed

o Provide leadership to less experienced engineers by providing direction on planning, technical decisions, and priority for mechanical systems, sub-systems, and component design and testing

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience in Mechanical Systems in design, analysis or test (through internships, education or practical experience)
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects and tasks
  • Demonstrated effective communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving skills to analyze and solve technical problems
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience working with suppliers

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Relevant mechanical design and test experience of mechanical systems on off-highway equipment
  • Fundamental understanding of machines forms relevant to off-road equipment
  • Advanced Experience in 3D modeling (ie Creo, SolidWorks)
  • Experience with nCode and/or Matlab
  • Experience operating off-road equipment
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Experience defining component and machine-level life goals
  • Experience with vehicle communication (CAN) systems, embedded controllers, and vehicle control strategies
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestic and international)

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Aerospace Engineering or Chemical Engineer
  • Master's degree in Engineering is a plus

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 43077-en_US
ID 523159
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Architecture/Engineering/Drafting
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