Hydraulics Design Engineer (Partial Remote)

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location: Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, MX, 66210

Company: John Deere

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.

Title: Hydraulics Design Engineer (Partial Remote) 
Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Nuevo León JD Shared Svcs-Monterrey 
Function: Engineering (CA)

Note: All candidates should have their tax situation certificate (Constancia de Siituación Fiscal) up to date with the salary regime to be eligible for the hiring process.

Main Responsibilities:

  • As a Hydraulics Design Engineer, you will be working at the Enterprise Technology & Engineering Center and will be responsible for designing and modeling hydraulic/hydrostatic/pneumatic systems, components and routings while considering given design constraints, quality initiatives, cost targets and specification requirements for different product lines. You will be responsible for project tracking, part ordering, issues resolution, support experimental prototype builds and. In addition, you will: 
  • Provide direction, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers. 
  • Work closely with suppliers, manufacturing and cross functional teams to integrate new/existing components into new product programs.
  • Contribute to a design from early concept, through a successful product production launch.
  • Create specifications for hydraulic components (valves, motors, pumps, cylinders, etc.)
  • Develop and promote part geometry and drawings.
  • Collaborate with the test group to develop and execute a test plan for related systems and components.
  • Support experimental builds and production ramp up activities.

What Skills You Need:

  • 3+ years of experience in Product Design Engineering (must)
  • Strong English skills (must, speaking and writing)
  • Hydraulic systems & fluid power knowledge (must)
  • Must be able to read hydraulic schematics.
  • Experience working with external suppliers to procure new technologies that meet product specifications.
  • Project management experience leading projects that consist of several team members
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to excel on a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to handle adverse situations with a positive attitude in order to find successful solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in high pace environment.
  • Experience analyzing data and making sound decisions.
  • Experience trouble shooting and solving issues with technical problem-solving skills.
  • Creativity and Innovation.
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience creating Hydraulic Schematics or Electrical Schematics.
  • Experience on control valves design.
  • Knowledge of DFMA, FMEA, DPAR, FGR & MaSA processes. 
  • Knowledge of fluid power calculations. 
  • Familiar with Automation Studio and IPS Cable Simulation software.
  • Familiar with iDesign software.
  • Experience with Creo (Pro-E), PDM Link and SAP.
  • Familiar with Creo Piping & Cabling.
  • Experience in sheet metal design.
  • GD&T knowledge.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Aeronautical, Mechanical, Automotive or Engineering discipline.

Inclusive Leadership Feeds the Worlds

The World is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructure in villages, towns, and megacities. We believe by strengthening the diversity of our workforce, we can give everyone their chance to leap forward. That´s why we celebrate diversity , champion equity, and promote inclusiveness so every employee can make the greatest impact as their true self.

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow. 

This position will be posted for a minimum of 10 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.

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