Design Engineer (Engine & Aftertreatment ) - Saltillo

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Saltillo, Coahuila, MX, 25000

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: Design Engineer (Engine & Aftertreatment ) - Saltillo 
Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila JD Shared Svcs-Saltillo 
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 Design Engineer you will with a global team in the design of Agriclultural machinery and execute some or all of the following:

  • Provide product and customer support or training for products, services, or initiatives and drives activities to improve reliability and serviceability of products. Resolves product problems using known information & personal knowledge. 
  • Identify advanced to moderately complex problems and may need to refer some of them to higher levels for resolution. 
  • Locate existing information from multiple sources within Deere to identify previously successful solutions to similar problems. 
  • Develop new solutions and provides product technical support to field teams, channel partners, customers on advanced problems; and coaches channel partners on the use of problem resolution tools. 
  • May participate in Product Improvement Program (PIP) development and on problem solving teams. 
  • May develop and deliver technical training. 
  • Travel as necessary to collect failure data to provide problem definition on advanced problems.


What Skills You Need

  • 1+ years of experience in similar position.
  • Proficient English.
  • Understanding of machinery.
  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.
  • Ability to concept and design new solutions.
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Analyze data to drive deeper understanding and optimize solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical individuals 
  • Understanding of and experience with engines and auxiliaries systems and its relevant components.
  • Understanding of and experience with stress/strain, fatigue and common mechanical design considerations.
  • Understanding of and experience with heat management, CFD interpretation.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • General knowledge of product development processes.
  • Experience using Root Cause Analysis Techniques.
  • Experience with engines and auxiliaries components.
  • Experience with Agricultural equipment or other off-highway vehicle development.
  • 1 or more years of vehicle system design, integration, and/or testing experience.
  • Proficiency in CREO, Vision, MASA, and NCCA.


  • B.S Mechanical/Mechatronics/Agricultural Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.

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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