Facility Engineer-ElectricalJohn Deere Dubuque Works, Dubuque, IA
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The John Deere Dubuque Works is one of the key facilities in Deere & Company's Construction and Forestry (C&F) Division. The Dubuque Works manufactures backhoe loaders, crawler dozers, and skid steer loaders for the construction industry and knuckleboom loaders and tracked feller bunchers for the forestry industry. The Dubuque Works also serves as the Center of Excellence for the C&F Division in the areas of Product Engineering, Product Verification and Validation, Supply Management, and Product Support which includes the Dealer Technical Assistance Center. From a manufacturing perspective, the core competencies of the factory include plate and sheet cutting, machining, welding, paint, and assembly.
The John Deere Dubuque Works is one of the most innovative and productive facilities of its kind. From an Engineering perspective, techniques such as virtual reality and rapid concepting are used to assist in the design process. Our manufacturing facilities use state of the art techniques and equipment to produce products including CNC machining centers and a Manufacturing Execution System (MES). We are proud of how fast we can get new technology into the hands of our customers, and of the quality we can attain through a very structured and effective Product Development Process. Our Product Support teams use the latest techniques and satellite communication systems to keep the machines we make on the job, dayin and dayout. Additionally, outside of the factory our products are supported by an efficient parts delivery system, and a network of John Deere dealers and company field representatives, strategically located throughout the world to support the products we produce
We are dedicated to keeping our customers ahead of their competitors by supplying the most efficient, dependable machines possible. Through teamwork, a commitment to continuous improvement, and a major investment in aggressive, ongoing research, the Dubuque Works has helped John Deere become a leader in the Construction and Forestry equipment industry.
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Wisconsin (US-WI) - Horicon
Function: Manufacturing Engineering
Title: Facility Engineer-Electrical - 42927
As a Facility Engineer, Electrical Engineering, for John Deere, you will provide project management services and Electrical Engineering technical support related to implementation of facilities infrastructure projects primarily at John Deere manufacturing facilities in Horicon, WI. In addition you will:
- Provide project management using project management processes for small to medium scope facility infrastructure projects typically up to $10M in capital spend. Project management responsibilities include cost, schedule, risk mitigation and quality control
- Provide technical guidance and coordinate with the work of internal resources, external design professionals, and construction contractors from concept through implementation for your own projects or in support of other project managers
- Perform engineering analysis of facility electrical systems, make design decisions, and provide proposals for solutions to facility engineering issues at multiple factories
- Communicate and ensure a collaborative environment with high performance teamwork with leadership, Manufacturing Engineering, environmental staff, supply management, maintenance, facilities staff, consultants, and contractors
- Provide life, safety and building code analysis on facilities projects and support and implement programs within the organization to prevent injuries and illnesses. Assist in the identification and resolution of potential environmental, safety, ergonomic and health hazards
- Coordinate with internal Supply Management to develop project sourcing strategies and research market for qualified suppliers of materials and services. Prepare purchase requisitions for management approval
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
May be some ocassional support of off-shifts, weekends, and holidays as required by project work
What Skills You Need
- 5+ years of experience with Electrical Engineering systems and design including experience interpreting code and regulations (NFPA 70 - NEC Code Book)
- Capable of implementing life, safety and building code analysis and supports and implementing programs within the organization to prevent injuries and illnesses. Assist in the identification and resolution of potential environmental, safety, ergonomic and health hazards
- Ability to understand and apply electrical principles, know electrical components, basic factory power distribution systems (13.8 kV, 480 V, 110V), be able to troubleshoot these systems, be able to design and calculate and install power distribution equipment within the factory (switch gear, interrupters, breakers, Etc.) and have knowledge to apply proper capacitance and grounding systems
- Demonstrated multi-discipline project management experience on projects of up to $10M in capital spend focusing on schedule, budget and quality expectations with the ability to prioritize multiple active projects simultaneously
- Demonstrated experience in procuring and coordinating multiple skilled trades, contractors, and outside consultants to achieve project objectives
- Experience with applying engineering systems design principles in or to support a manufacturing environment
- Experience with computer aided design and SKM Power Tools for Windows
- Ability to collaborate with factory leadership to deliver solutions that are aligned with factories' strategies and goals
What Makes You Stand Out
- Experience providing troubleshooting of the facility infrastructure and production to support, manufacturing, distribution and maintenance operations. Capable of responding to critical electrical distribution down situations
- Knowledge of construction industry project delivery methods, controls, and construction contract management
- Cross competency experience with Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Supervision, Supply Management, Environmental, or Maintenance Engineering
- Working knowledge of Safety standards, quality and environmental laws, regulations and goals
- Registration as a licensed professional engineer or equivalent
- Formal project management training and PMP Certificate (Project Management Professional)
Education (or equivalent work experience)
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical 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.