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Structural Analysis Engineer

Date: Jan 7, 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: Structural Analysis Engineer - 77955 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Structural Analysis Engineer located in Dubuque, IA, you will…


  • Analyze steel structures using Abaqus/Optistruct to perform modal, linear, non-linear static, dynamic analysis to support the development and refinement of designs from components to assembly level
  • Collaboration with test and design as required to develop efficient analysis plans
  • Conduct correlation studies of analysis to physical test results
  • Support of product program timelines by efficient execution of analysis projects


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Experience with FEA (Abaqus/Ansys/OptiStruct) software.
  • Strong computational and mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or academic projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 1+ years experience academically and/or professionally using FEA software
  • 1+ years experience with fatigue analysis software such as nCode
  • 1+ years design experience using CAD software (Creo)
  • Master’s degree in engineering or science



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


  • B.S. degree in mechanical or agricultural engineering



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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