Electrical Engineer

Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 52001

Company: John Deere

There are over 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! 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.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Electrical Engineer - 97520
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an Electrical Engineer for Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will...


  • Support design for electronic components and electrical systems.
  • Lead electronic test activities for construction machine platforms. 
  • Provide problem solving of electrical issues on new product development and current production. 
  • Work with electronic suppliers to ensure component interface and quality meet John Deere needs. 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • One year experience in electronic hardware including internships, school projects or hobbies.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills. 
  • Strong communication and team work skills. 
  • Strong organization and workload planning skills. 

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Knowledge of electrical components such as batteries, starters, alternators, rocker switches, relays, solenoids, sensors, actuators, and connectors. 
  • Experience in the automotive/heavy on-road/off-road industries. 
  • Experience performing environmental verification testing and resolving issues. 
  • Experience performing EMC testing and issue resolution. 
  • Knowledge of electrical wire harness circuits and routing. 
  • Experience writing functional, performance, and durability requirements. 
  • Experience working with suppliers in the application of electrical components. 
  • Familiarity with operating Construction, Forestry, or Ag off-road equipment. 
  • Project leadership experience, demonstrating scheduling, task planning and resource management. 

Education Details


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree.


What You'll Get


At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:


  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



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