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Precision Construction Machine Evaluation Engineer

Date: May 28, 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: Precision Construction Machine Evaluation Engineer - 85268 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


This position is eligible for telework work schedule arrangement at the present time. 

Your Responsibilities


As a Precision Construction Machine Evaluation Engineer for John Deere Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will….


  • Coordinate test requirements and lead test planning for technology implementation to our products developed in the Precision Construction team.
  • Lead the on-site performance and field customer testing of new technologies on our physical machines. Provide feedback to the development team from evaluations. Assist in defining customers to provide system feedback. Be a voice for the customer to assure the systems will exceed the customer expectations
  • Participate in competitive studies. Work with marketing to define and set up competitive benchmarking activities, define and identify customers to evaluate products for performance characteristics, and a methodology to gather customer feedback
  • Develop methods and procedures for evaluation and test of technology systems on multiple machine forms. Develop methods of validating customer acceptance and value of Precision Construction applications.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in factory and field environments
  • Initiative and passionate for working to integrate technology to construction equipment.
  • Self-initiative and energetic
  • Experience working with customers
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Development of new methods and evaluation procedures

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Knowledge of construction equipment customers and their applications.
  • Equipment operating experience, especially construction.
  • Aptitude and competence in diagnosing and troubleshooting machine systems.
  • Customer experience working with equipment.
  • Experience working with automated and sensor control systems.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish



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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field.



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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