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Drivetrain Controls Engineer

Date: Apr 25, 2019

Location: Coffeyville, KS, US, 67337-0588

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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Kansas (US-KS) - Coffeyville 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Drivetrain Controls Engineer - 54233 

Your Responsibilities

As a Drivetrain Controls Engineer for John Deere Power Systems located in Coffeyville, KS, you will plan, design, implement and verify embedded application software.  In addition, you will:

  • Gather customer requirements and define specifications for complex control projects
  • Perform dynamic system and sub-system simulations
  • Develop, troubleshoot, and validate embedded solutions virtually, on vehicles, and Hardware-in-the-Loop systems
  • Provide mentoring to other new group members
  • Provide tech support to marketing, manufacturing, quality, and supply management
  • Gather customer requirements, formulate a concept, model the concept, simulate the system and optimize it, generate embedded code, program embedded hardware, develop and optimize on HiL systems, develop and optimize on vehicles, and finally validate performance through testing

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of industry experience in electronic controls applications for engines, drivetrains, hydraulics, or heavy-duty vehicle systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the C programming language, software development tools, and Model-Based Software Design (MBSD) utilizing the MATLAB toolchain
  • Experience with the John Deere Operating System (JDOS), AUTOSAR, or similar embedded controller operating systems
  • Experience interpreting and contributing to electrical and electronic hardware designs and schematics
  • Knowledge of SAE J1939 communications

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Proficient with system modeling tools such as AMESim, MATLAB/Simulink, EASY5, LabVIEW, or similar
  • A strong electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic system acumen
  • Proficient in linear controls theory
  • Knowledge of Agile software design processes and the John Deere Embedded Software Delivery Process (ESDP)
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) certification
  • Master’s Degree in Computer, Control Systems, Electrical, Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Computer, Control Systems, Electrical, Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering.



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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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