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Senior PCB Designer

Date: May 22, 2018

Location: Fargo, ND, US, 58102

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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) - North Dakota (US-ND) - Fargo 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior PCB Designer - 39592


Your Responsibilities


As a Senior PCB Designer with John Deere Electronics Solutions in Fargo, North Dakota, you will support engineering and manufacturing in the areas of new product development and current product maintenance. This position will be primarily responsible for designing and ensuring the excellence of our printed circuit boards. In addition you will:


  • Review and verify documentation for PCB (Printed Circuit Board) development generated by other engineering groups for PCB design
  • Generate and maintain PCB specifications
  • Work with engineering personnel to establish design parameters and ensure electronic designs comply with design validation and product specifications
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering and outside vendors to identify and rectify fabrication, component or assembly problems
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering, Sales and Marketing and Quality Assurance to optimize designs for cost, quality and manufacturability
  • Provide training to engineers and designers including schematic capture and Mentor Graphics Expedition software
  • Manage the Computer Aided Design (CAD) library
  • Travel minimally to install CAD software or provide training


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years’ experience in PCB design obtained from education, projects, internships and/or practical work experience
  • Comprehension of the PCB design process as it relates to testing, manufacturing, quality control, and marketing requirements
  • Proficiency to make decisions independently on PCB design problems and methods
  • Ability to peer check work and mentor other PCB Designers
  • Experience with Mentor Expedition software


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Extensive experience utilizing a CAD library
  • Knowledge of electronic components
  • Experience installing CAD software


Education (or equivalent work experience)


  • Two year technical degree or a related discipline or equivalent experience


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.


Nearest Major Market: Fargo

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