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Electrical Engineer - Product Verification & Validation (PV&V)

Date: Aug 2, 2021

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 52001

Company: John Deere

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Electrical Engineer - Product Verification & Validation (PV&V) - 73408 


Your Responsibilities


At John Deere's Construction & Forestry (C&F) division in Dubuque, IA our Electrical Engineer - Product Verification & Validation (PV&V) will lead, plan, and develop verification plans for electrical components, sub-systems, & systems. You will execute test or analysis plans for product verification and validation. In addition you will:


  • Support requirements development and design for electronic components and electrical systems.
  • Lead Electrical PV&V activities for construction machine platforms.
  • Provide problem solving of electrical issues on new product development and current production.
  • Work with electronic suppliers to ensure component interface and quality meet John Deere needs.
  • Participate in print reviews and design reviews for new products.
  • Participate on Product Delivery Process (PDP) and PV&V teams as the electrical representative, ensuring electrical activities and plans are formulated and followed.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

What Skills You Need


We need an excellent problem solver, who is a strong communicator and works well in a team environment. In addition, we require: 


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience leading small teams.
  • Strong organization and workload planning skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

What Makes You Stand Out


A strong candidate will also have:


  • Previous Electrical Engineering experience performing analysis, testing and/or design work.
  • Knowledge of electrical components such as batteries, starters, alternators, rocker switches, relays, solenoids, sensors, actuators, and connectors.
  • Experience in the automotive/heavy on-road/off-road industries.
  • Experience performing environmental verification testing and resolving issues.
  • Experience performing EMC testing and issue resolution.
  • Knowledge of electrical wire harness circuits and routing.
  • Experience writing functional, performance, and durability requirements.
  • Experience working with suppliers in the application of electrical components.
  • Familiarity with operating Construction, Forestry, or Ag off-road equipment.
  • Project leadership experience, demonstrating scheduling, task planning and resource management.



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


  • Bachelor's in Electrical 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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