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Powertrain Engineer

Date: Jun 14, 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: Powertrain Engineer - 86344 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


This position is eligible for partial remote work at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities


As a Powertrain Engineer for John Deere’s Construction and Forestry (C&F) Division in Dubuque, IA, you will….


  • Have responsibility for design, while supporting verification, and modeling of engine, engine auxiliary, cooling, and/or exhaust components for excavator machine forms.
  • Support production launches and experimental builds at our world-wide factories.
  • Support warranty reduction and resolution of field issues.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  


What Skills You Need


  • Strong technical communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • One or more years of engineering experience through internships, co-ops or project experiences.
  • Experience with 3D modeling packages and modeling tools.
  • Experience with data acquisition and data post processing.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Product design, test, or analysis experience in the areas of engine or cooling system design.
  • Experience working in/with John Deere Power Systems.
  • Excavator design experience.
  • Experience with Product Verification and Validation processes.
  • Masters in engineering.



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering 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. 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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