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Mechanical Design Engineer

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, Mexico, 66210

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.

Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)

Function: Product Engineering

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.


Main Responsibilities:

  • This position will work on design and development of drive train components & sub systems like gear train, clutch system, brake system, differential & axle.
  • Bearing selection, shaft strength calculations, spline calculations & Seal selection for the drive train as per applications. 
  • Working with large assemblies in Creo & Tolerance stack up analysis for Creo assemblies. 
  • Co-ordinate with various cross functional teams (verification, validation, manufacturing , assembly, supply management) to ensure that design meets the requirements.
  • Participate in Design & Geometric Dimensioning & tolerance Reviews, Functional Group Review & Design Process Assembly Review, Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. 
  • Develop innovative & cost effective solutions for design problems. Deliver designs of highest quality maintaining timeline set by project team.

What Skills You Need:

  • Good understanding and experience in design of drivetrain component.
  • Good knowledge about various drivetrain subsystem for off/on highway vehicles.
  • Awareness of the product development process.
  • Knowledge in fundamental engineering principles and manufacturing methods.
  • Skilled user of Creo Modelling, Drafting, large assembly management and PDM Windchill.
  • Strong knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Fundamental understanding of Drivetrain system level. 
  • Knowledge in Drivetrain Assembly Processes, Verification and Validation. 
  • Awareness to 6 sigma tools and technology is an added advantage.

Education (or equivalent experience):

Degree in Mechanical / Automotive engineering or equivalent.


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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow. 

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.


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