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Engineering Project Manager

Date: Jul 28, 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: Engineering Project Manager
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an Engineering Project Manager for John Deere C&F Division located in Dubuque, Iowa, you will lead cross functional teams to execute and implement cost reduction projects which require engineering support.  Set expectations and hold team members accountable. In addition, you will...


  • Provide work direction and guidance to ETEC and contract engineering resources
  • Produce and/or evaluate possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on broad knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles. This will include involvement of product line engineering, leadership, other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
  • Provide technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations.


Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • One or more years of Mechanical Design and/or Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • One or more years of experience leading, prioritizing and implementing multiple projects simultaneously
  • One or more years of experience with engineering tools, systems and databases
  • One or more years of experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.
  • One or more years of technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/hydraulic systems.
  • One or more years of Product engineering experience.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Ability to communicate globally across disciplines.
  • Experience working with ETEC and/or contract resources delivering engineering results
  • Experience across multiple functional areas and/or products
  • Experience working with suppliers and/or supporting supply management initiatives
  • Knowledge of the following processes: Continuous Improvement (CI), Enterprise Product Delivery (EPDP), Integrated System Development (ISDP), Systems Engineering, and Agile SCRUM.
  • Experience with SAP, JDSN, MyProjects, EPDM, and other company specific information sources
  • Experience with Design for Manufacturing principles
  • Fundamental understanding of C&F machine forms, their use, and competitive machines.



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


  • Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)
  • Degree in a Science discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)
  • Degree in an Agricultural Sciences discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

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


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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.



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