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Hardware Engineer

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, MX, 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: Hardware Engineer 

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)  - Nuevo León JD Shared Svcs-Monterrey 

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

  • Leads electrical system design of a sub system or a part of a sub system
  • Ensures system requirement, objects, scope are clearly defined and reviewed with stakeholders
  • Determines & defines electrical system design and operator interface requirements to meet scope, performance, reliability expectations, of the electrical system working with stakeholders
  • Maintains electrical sub system design schedule and performs work tasks to meet the program EPDP schedule.
  • Translate higher level objectives / requirements in electrical system requirements
  • Determines high level electrical system requirements, diagnostics provided and architectural integration.
  • Organize design reviews for the component and subsystem level.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of electrical system application and design guidelines.
  • Determines, defines / specifies the electrical components used (Sensors, Actuators, Controllers, etc.)
  • Determines the sub system user interface requirements
  • Supports Field Testing with proper training material and follow up of field issues reported
  • Represent the electrical team in cross functional testing meetings, internal and external suppliers
  • Prepares and supports Quality design reviews like QA’s, RQA’s, FMEA’s, DFMEA’s on a system level

What Skills You Need

  • Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.
  • Skill in using company information systems and processes.
  • Experience with electronic hardware development
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis tools
  • Good ability to communicate both software and systems concepts in a simple way
  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge
  • Knowledge of embedded control software, software development processes and serial communication protocols
  • Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the company product
  • Fundamental understanding of machine forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit.
  • Knowledge/familiarity with machines manufactured by competitors.
  • Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Technology Development process (ETDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisition Process (ECAP).

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Understanding of current software architecture and requirements
  • Experience working with external suppliers to procure new technologies that meet product/systems specifications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong English skills, speaking and writing.
  • Strong drive by results.
  • Proactive.

Education (or equivalent experience)

  • Mechatronics Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Digital Systems and Robotics Engineer, or equivalent experience. 


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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