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4WDL Product Engineer

Date: Nov 7, 2021

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 52001

Company: John Deere


 At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: 4WDL Product Engineer - 77146 


Your Responsibilities


As a Product Engineer Four-Wheel Drive Loader (4WDL) for John Deere located in Dubuque, Iowa, you will:


  • Design structures and sheet metal for Utility Class 4WDL’s that are manufactured in Davenport, IA
  • Develop and evaluate design solutions for new Product Development Programs that meet machine performance, structural component goals, cost targets, and schedules
  • Lead Integrated Systems Development Process (ISDP) projects for 4WDL products that support future portfolio needs
  • Contribute to product design guidelines, design books, DTW’s, and engineering analysis procedures for 4WDL's


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need


  • 1 or more years engineering experience through either internships or practical work experience
  • Experience with the design and manufacturing of structural and sheet metal components.
  • Experience working with vendors, suppliers, and contract engineering firms
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills with ability to work with other functional areas such as manufacturing, quality, supply management, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to analyze technical data, consider multiple alternatives, and provide data driven decisions / recommendations
  • Demonstrated experience managing several projects simultaneously

What Makes You Stand Out



  • Experience with PDMLink, SAP, and 3D modeling tools, such as Creo
  • Experience using FEA
  • Cross-functional experience related to PV&V, FEA, and/or manufacturing teams
  • Experience with composite materials and processes
  • Master’s degree in an Engineering discipline



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering degree or equivalent years of related work experience.



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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