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Senior Staff Electrification Systems Engineer

Date: May 29, 2022

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 58102-2854

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.


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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Senior Staff Electrification Systems Engineer - 84792 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


This position may be located in Moline, IL; Cary, NC; Mannheim, Germany; or other John Deere location per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


This position is eligible for a flexible or telework work schedule arrangement at the present time.  The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.


Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Staff Electrification Systems Engineer for John Deere Electric Powertrain, you will…


  • Act as subject matter expert for system engineering, including system engineering tools/processes, as well as requirements development and management tools/processes
  • Execute electrification architecture development process (EL ADP), including identifying electrification opportunities, defining requirements, concept development and detailing, business case evaluation, both virtual and physical verification and validation, and documentation and transfer to product delivery process (EPDP) kickoff
  • Interface with production system, marketing, vehicle engineering, EL application, and EL module teams for ADP execution
  • Act as technical expert for electrification standard development (e.g. offboarding, safety)


Visa sponsorship is available for this position


What Skills You need


  • 8 or more years product engineering experience
  • 4 or more years electric drive system experience
  • 2 or more years systems engineering experience
  • Experience leading engineering teams
  • Experience solving complex and open-ended engineering system problems


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Formal systems engineering training
  • Formal requirements authoring training & experience
  • Detailed familiarity with at least one Deere product line
  • Detailed familiarity with at least one electrification module
  • Experience with standards development




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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent experience




What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:



  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use




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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control.  Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company’s board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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