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Utility Vehicle Product Design Engineer

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: Horicon, Wisconsin, US, 53032

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Wisconsin  - Horicon  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Utility Vehicle Product Design Engineer - 86270 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As an Utility Vehicle Product Design Engineer for John Deere Horicon Works located in Horicon, WI, you will:


  • Produce design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications, including the involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel
  • 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 into production with involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel
  • Facilitate and/or support the execution of the test and analysis plans for product verification and validation
  • Analyze assignments and determine engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for complex problems or projects of moderate scope


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need


  • 2 or more years of experience in engineering product development or continuous improvement projects for powersports or other off- highway mobile equipment manufacturing
  • 2 or more years of design experience using CAD, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and Product Data Management systems
  • 2 or more years of experience with vehicle product development programs, processes and tools (SAP, PDMLink, etc)
  • 2 or more years of experience or knowledge in the design development of two or more of the following: rotational molding, injection molding, vacuum forming, stampings, welding and sheet metal

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 1 or more years of experience in using Deere business systems: SAP, Windchill, Creo, PartsAdvisor, NCCA and/or RECON
  • 1 or more years of experience of working with colleagues in geographically and culturally diverse locations
  • Possess good understanding and knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to facilitate and lead activities with internal stakeholders (e.g. Enterprise experts, factory operations, customer support, test personnel, etc.) and suppliers
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical skills and ability to work independently as well as with others
  • Personal and/or professional experience with vehicles in the powersports industry



Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering/Technology discipline 



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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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