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Electrical Design Engineer - Entry Level

Date: Apr 12, 2021

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, United States, 52001

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Electrical Design Engineer - Entry Level - 71520 


Your Responsibilities


As an Electrical Design Engineer for the John Deere Construction & Forestry division, located in Dubuque, IA, you will be responsible for harnesses, electrical components and system design for Crawler product development. In addition you will:


  • Own & maintain the electrical system design for all current production crawler dozers, crawler loaders, and pipelayers.
  • Work with suppliers, supporting the development of new or improved electrical components.
  • Work with international supporting resources and contract resources. 
  • Assist the assembly line in troubleshooting electrical issues.
  • Lead projects to improve cost, reliability, and quality of harnesses and electrical components. 
  • Implement & document design changes in PDM system.
  • Perform warranty and root cause analysis.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Engineering experience relating to electrical design.
  • Ability to read an electrical schematics and use a multimeter.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Experience with 3D modeling tools (such as: Pro/E, Solidworks, AutoCAD).
  • Experience working in team environment.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Working knowledge of electrical systems for mobile equipment applications. 
  • Experience with 3D Modeling tools for harness routing like ProE-ProCable or MentorGraphics-Capitol Harness. 
  • Experience working with electrical suppliers.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering degree.


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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