Sr. Performance & Emissions Compliance Specialist

Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Tianjin, Tianjin, CN, 300457

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.

Primary Location: China (CN) - Tianjin  - Tianjin  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Sr. Performance & Emissions Compliance Specialist - 93211

Your Position:

Major Purpose

Plans, coordinates, performs product design, testing and/or analysis work for a complete project of broad scope or for a significant portion or a sub-system of a major and diverse project. Operates in a team environment and may act as lead person, providing technical leadership and design solutions. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to other engineers and support personnel. Provides technical consultation and a knowledge base. Recognized as an expert across a product line.

Major Duties

  • Engine performance and calibration development activities in China
  • Field performance issue trouble shooting and investigation for all engines in China marketing
  • Engine testing and performance data analysis
  • Serve as primary point of contact with Chinese government testing labs, and industry associations for current emission regulation topics and development of future emission regulations
  • Monitors and understands complex regulatory requirements and their ability to affect JD products, works with co-workers to assess risk and strategy for ensure compliance of our products
  • Supports emission information disclosure submission process for new or revised engine models
  • Supports post-SOP emissions compliance activities which include in-use PEMS testing, production engine emission auditing, and imported engine volume data disclosure


  • At least 5 years engineering experience in engine or automation industry
  • Self-motivation and strong communication skills both in Chinese and English
  • Good understanding of base engine and aftertreatment, also has experience with engine calibration related work
  • Ability to execute a certification test in test lab
  • Professional data analysis capability, strong analytical and problem solving skills are required  
  • Willing to travel – field issue onsite supporting and industry associations meeting


  • Regulatory working experience
  • Understanding of Chinese GB standards required for engine development
  • Experience working in VECC information disclosure system
  • Background working with industry associations or test labs

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

Technical skill and knowledge in a specialized area of engineering, e.g., design, analysis, test, evaluation, etc.
Skill in using company information systems and processes.
Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge.
Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the company product
Fundamental understanding of machine forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit. Knowledge/familiarity with machines manufactured by competitors.
Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Technology Development process (ETDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisition Process (ECAP).


Bachelor degree or above, major in mechanical or thermal energy and power engineering, automation technology, etc.

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.

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