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Advanced Engineering Manager, Electronic Materials

Date: Jan 23, 2022

Location: Fargo, North Dakota, US, 58102-2854

Company: John Deere

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Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota  - Fargo  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Advanced Engineering Manager, Electronic Materials - 78014 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As an Electronics Materials Advanced Engineering Manager with Electronics Analysis Lab & Packaging Technologies for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group Modules and Electrification Systems located in Fargo, ND, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the identification and execution of technology development projects for advanced materials, packaging, and assembly technologies used in electronics modules throughout John Deere’s technology stack.
  • Lead the Electronics Analysis Lab, ensuring lab capabilities meet current and future enterprise needs.
  • Provide technical leadership in performing the most complex analysis of electronics workmanship, design, quality, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with internal engineering teams and throughout the global supply chain to develop new electronics technology and quickly solve quality and reliability issues.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 10 or more years of experience in research, development, application, and/or failure analysis of electronics technologies.
  • 10 or more years of experience in applying knowledge of the chemical and physical interactions of materials to electronics devices, modules, and/or manufacturing processes to improve quality and reliability.
  • Expert understanding of principles, test equipment, and test methods used to diagnose complex failures.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing innovative new applications of electronics module devices, materials, packaging, and assembly technologies.
  • Expert understanding of electronics industry standards and their applicability to John Deere.
  • 5 or more years of experience in the effective management of technical professionals.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience in the application of ruggedized electronics in harsh environments with extended lifecycles.
  • Experience leading electronics module manufacturing, quality, and reliability improvements.



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

  • Masters or PhD in Physical Chemistry or related 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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