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Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Garza Garcia, Nuevo León, MX, 66278

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: Senior Power Electronics 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.


Major purpose:

As a Senior Power Electronics Design Engineer for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group located in Monterrey, NL, you will produce and/or evaluate design solutions for electronic assemblies to improve cost, quality and performance based on electronic design knowledge of engineering applications together with the involvement of manufacturing, mechanical, software and other functional engineers, supply management and supplier personnel.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create, analyze, read, and understand technical requirements written by others to determine the best technical solution for complex problems or projects of difficult scope.                                                             
  • Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.                                                              
  • Lead in resolution of product based difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers.                                                               
  • Be recognized as technically proficient in the ISG –  controllers & electrification.

What Skills You Need:

  • Strong Experience in automotive circuit design and knowledge about PCB Layout development                                                              
  • Strong analytical skills and working experience on different analyses such as worst case, Monte Carlo, tolerance stack up, power dissipation, stress etc.                                                                
  • Knowledge of electrical, environmental and EMI/EMC automotive industry standards                                                                       
  • Exposure to electronics manufacturing and validation facilities, hands-on testing/ test set-up experience                                                                           
  • Experience with electronic design software for schematic capture and analysis                                                                    
  • System knowledge of hybrid and/or electric vehicles                                                                    
  • Experience with 3-phase motor control inverter design and verification                                                                     
  • Experience in power electronics design for DC-DC conversion                                                                   
  • Experience with microcontroller and FPGA based designs                                                                          
  • Experience in leading the electronic design function within a larger project team                                                                  
  • Strong communication and preference for working in teams                                                                     
  • Proactive and results-oriented  

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • 7 years of Electronic Design Experience                                                              
  • Previous Role using electronic circuit desing and simulation tools                                                                           
  • Experience in leading projects from product design from concept to production                                                                      
  • Experience with designing to harsh environmental specifications                                                             
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics design capture for schematics, Mathcad for design analysis, Pspice/LTspice for simulations.
  • MSc./PhD in relevant area to the job   

Education (or equivalent experience):

  • Degree in an Engineering (electrical, power systems, etc.) / Technology discipline 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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