Test Engineer

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Coffeyville, Kansas, US, 67337-0588

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) - Kansas  - Coffeyville  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Test Engineer - 98655
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities



As a Test Engineer for John Deere Coffeyville Works located in Coffeyville, KS, you will support testing and validation activities for innovative drivetrain solutions developed for John Deere vehicles.  Responsibilities may include:


  • Collaborate with engineers on test cell technology, data acquisition, and test automation controls
  • Develop and implement custom data acquisition and data processing systems that support efficient, automated test methods
  • Develop custom control systems that integrate engine, transmission, dynamometer, and test cell controllers to provide system level test capability
  • Collaborate with design engineers, test technicians and other stake holders to develop and execute test plans
  • Support test bay operations involved with test execution from a data acquisition and controls perspective


VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills to analyze and solve technical problems, including troubleshooting software, electrical and/or mechanical issues
  • Basic knowledge, understanding, or awareness of drivetrain components/systems
  • Basic experience programming in LabView application

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with electrical hardware, software, and their interaction with mechanical systems
  • Experience with programming in LabView in real-time and/or Windows environments
  • Experience with programming in LabView for analog, digital, and CAN communication inputs and outputs
  • Experience with lab measurement devices and/or data acquisition systems
  • Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to drivetrain components
  • Software and/or coding experience through extra-curricular project team, hobby, previous work, or other
  • Experience with Creo, SolidWorks or other 3D modeling software



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


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Agricultural Engineering disciplines or related discipline(s).


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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