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Harness Design Engineer

Date: Apr 11, 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: Harness Design Engineer

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)

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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 be working at the Enterprise Technology and Engineering Center - Mexico, assigned to a design team, performing the following activities:

  • 3D modeling of electrical harnesses and cables according to design guidelines and standards, interacting with other functional areas such as PV&V, Supply Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Production, etc., verifying the interfaces and interferences to ensure the design constraints are understood and properly considered. 
  • Make critical decisions for flexible component design and basic electrical engineering design on different EPDP programs. 
  • Interaction with harness suppliers to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Provide guidance and feedback to some contract engineers and external engineering companies that are providing design support for the project. 
  • Be involved in some decisions regarding chassis, engine, and other areas if those decisions affect the flexible component routings. Such decisions are discussed and agreed with the full or core engineering team for each program.

What Skills You Need:

  • Experience on Product Design.
  • CAD software experience.
  • Strong English skills, speaking and writing.
  • Driving for Sustainable Results.
  • Working with others.
  • Decision Making.
  • Proactive.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Strong Electrical and Electronics Engineering knowledge.
  • Familiar with PTC Creo software.
  • Familiar with PDM/Windchill.

Education (or equivalent experience):

B.S. Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering or similar.


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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