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Electrical Design Engineer - Entry Level

Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Dubuque, IA, Iowa, US

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque, IA  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Electrical Design Engineer - Entry Level - 69513 


Job Responsibilities


As an Electrical Design Engineer for the John Deere Construction & Forestry division, located in Dubuque, IA you will be responsible for the electrical design of compact construction equipment. You will focus on new product development. In addition, you will:


  • Lead the design and development of electrical components and harnesses
  • Lead and participate in the Product Delivery Process, ensuring all activities and plans are formulated and followed to launch new vehicle programs into production
  • Participate in competitor benchmarking, vehicle specification development, as well as creation and maintenance of product design guidelines for the product line
  • Provide problem solving support of electrical issues on prototype machines and current production units

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving ability and willingness to attack emerging issues, determine root cause, and drive corrective action 
  • Experience with electrical components/systems (through relevant course work, practical work experience or internships) 
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in self-directed manner 
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (domestically and internationally) 

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience working in a team environment 
  • Demonstrated effective project management skills 
  • Experience with 3D Modeling tools for harness routing (such as: ProE-ProCable and Mentor Graphics-Capitol Harness) 
  • Experience with electrical schematics and technical drawings through relevant course work, practical work experience or internships 
  • Experience troubleshooting vehicle electrical systems thru practical work experience or internships 

Education (or equivalent work experience)


Ideally you will have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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.


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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



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