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Senior Engineer - Operator Station

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: East Moline, Iowa, US, 61244

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  - East Moline  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Engineer - Operator Station - 77473 


Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Engineer - Operator Station, you will design, develop, and deliver visibility solutions across Production and Precision Ag and Small Ag and Turf.  In addition, you will:

•    Provide technical leadership across a range of visualization systems focused on the electrical and software architecture 
•    Understand and interpret customer and business needs to optimize tradeoffs while meeting regulatory and compliance requirements 
•    Produce design concepts and alternatives that balance performance, cost, and quality targets 
•    Document design information and knowledge for production of parts and systems along with key knowledge for future utilization (reports, specifications, guidelines) 
•    Contribute to modular architecture for visibility systems including the prevailing strategies 
•    Collaborate with other functional areas, including marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, and quality to meet programs needs and work with suppliers where appropriate 

What Skills You Need


•    6 or more years of demonstrated experience in design and development of systems or modules 
•    2 or more years’ experience with design and delivery tools (potentially Creo, PDM Link, SAP, Pre-Vision, Rally, and related design tools) 
•    Skills, knowledge, and 4 years’ experience with design and delivery tools in the electro-mechanical space (specifically system design and SW and HW workflow) 
•    3 years’ demonstrating quantitative and analytical skills in the electro-mechanical system space (specifically in the interpretation of requirements and specification authoring) 
•    3 years’ experience directing and collaborating with suppliers or partners 

What Makes You Stand Out


•    Software development - QT/QML 
•    Electrical component / systems background including design 
•    Cab / operator station design experience 
•    Ergonomics and/or user experience 
•    Customer and/or dealer facing experience 
•    Automotive or off-road product development experience 
•    Demonstrated ability to work effectively across multiple, including global, units (for example: Waterloo, Harvester, Mannheim, Pune and IJD) 
•    Second language skills 



Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following: 
•    Level of education and/or type of degree and/or years of related experience
•    Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Agricultural, Electrical 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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