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Part-Time Student-Electrification-Champaign IL

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Champaign, Illinois, US, 61820

Company: John Deere

 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) - Illinois  - Champaign  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Part-Time Student-Electrification-Champaign IL - 77574 


This position is located at the JDTIC Research Park on the campus of the University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.

Your Responsibilities


As a Part-Time Student-Electrification for John Deere's Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), you will have an opportunity to learn about and get hands-on experience with rugged electric drives and hybrid electric applications. Data analysis of component and system tests, along with writing the associated test reports will also be required.


  • Assist with Design and Analysis of electrification based systems on vehicles
  • Review, modify, or build basic system models
  • Review component and system test data and write reports
  • Ability to author technical documentation such as software releases, new hardware features, test reports and others

What Skills You Need


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of vehicle electrification systems
  • Familiar with eMachines, Inverters, DC-DC Converters and other power electronics
  • Basic modeling skills and ability to use MatLab
  • Basic data processing skills using MatLab, Excel, PowerBI or other

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience and/or class work with hybrid vehicle design
  • Experience with high voltage inverters, eMachines, cables, and other related components
  • Experience with student vehicle teams such as Formula SAE, Formula Electric or similar
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory settings
  • Advanced ability to process complicated data sets


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


  • Must be able to present relevant experience or completed classwork related to electrification, hybrid systems or related components and systems
  • Junior status or higher; graduate studies also welcome



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.





Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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