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Engineer, Operator Station

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 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.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Engineer, Operator Station
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an Operator Station Engineer for John Deere’s Construction & Forestry Division located in Dubuque, IA, you will be responsible for the operator station design on earthmoving products.  In addition, you will….


  • Participate on Product Delivery Process (PDP) teams as a Cab Design Engineer, ensuring design activities and plans are formulated and followed
  • Participate on internal teams to drive methodology, processes, and tools to design Cab Structures and Interior Components
  • Perform investigation, determine root cause, and recommend solutions for field issues
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to deliver innovative, high-quality solutions


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • 1 or more years of experience performing design, analysis, and/or testing for a defined portion of a project
  • 1 or more years of experience with the design or manufacturing of off-highway equipment
  • 1 or more years of experience with Creo (Pro-E) or equivalent modeling tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to be self-directed and motivated
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Prior operator station design experience
  • Good understanding of ergonomic principles
  • Prior experience utilizing Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Prior experience developing composite components
  • Good understanding of Construction, Forestry, or Agricultural Equipment Applications



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


  • Bachelor's degree in an 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 while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extend authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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