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Electrical Engineering Product Engineer

Date: Jun 25, 2022

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: Electrical Engineering Product Engineer - 78122 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As an entry- level Electrical Engineering Product Engineer for the John Deere Construction & Forestry division, located in Dubuque, IA, you will be responsible for various aspects of the development or testing of electrical and electronic systems and hardware for construction machines. In addition, you will:


  • Participate on Product Delivery Process (PDP) teams to deliver customer solutions
  • Provide problem solving of electrical issues on new product development and current production machines
  • Have development responsibility for electrical hardware design including electrical components, switches, sensors, wire harnesses, etc.
  • Engage in applying product verification and validation tools with PDP teams
  • Participate in competitor benchmarking, vehicle specification development, as well as creation and maintenance of product design guidelines


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • Experience performing analysis, testing and/or design work with electrical or electronic components/systems (through internships, relevant coursework or practical experience)
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving ability
  • Demonstrated ability to work in self- directed manner
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestic and international)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience in roles that required a working knowledge of electrical components such as batteries, starters, alternators, rocker switches, relays, solenoids, sensors, actuators and connectors
  • Experience with electrical wire harness circuits, routing, schematics and other electrical/electronic technical drawings
  • An understanding of the interaction between software and hardware components
  • Experience troubleshooting vehicle electrical systems
  • Experience working in a cross- functional team environment
  • Familiarity with Construction, Forestry or Ag off- road equipment
  • Experience with 3D modeling tools for harness routing, such as ProE- ProCable and Mentor Graphics- Capital Harness
  • Experience with systems engineering practices



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


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in an Electrical, Systems or Computer Engineering discipline



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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