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Mechanical Design Engineer

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Silvis, Illinois, US, 61282

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. And 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) - Illinois  - Silvis  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - 85618 
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


Your Responsibilities


As a Drives Design Engineer for John Deere Global Crop Harvesting located in (Silvis, Illinois), you will:


  • Specify, develop, and implement drivetrain or mechanical drives components and sub-systems for combine harvesters and front-end equipment.
  • Execute high level applications to more complex problems on drivetrain or mechanical drives sub-systems for combine harvesters and front-end equipment.
  • Interact closely with other module engineers, supply management, quality, and manufacturing personnel.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  


What Skills You Need


  • 3 or more years of experience in the development or application of drivetrain or mechanical drives components and systems.
  • 3 or more years of demonstrated development of creative, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to technical problems.
  • 3 or more years of experience in a product development capacity.


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Skilled in the use of Creo Parametric, including large assembly management and Pro/Piping.
  • Internships, relevant course work, and/or practical experience related to drivetrain or mechanical drives components and systems for use in mobile/off-road equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to trouble-shoot drives systems.
  • Familiarity with drivetrain component suppliers and their product offerings.
  • Experience with casting design.
  • Experience in the development of engine auxiliary drives.




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


  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical or agricultural engineering.




This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.



If you are moving to an area where housing and general expenses are significantly more expensive than at your departure location, the Company may provide a transitional benefit to help offset these costs for a specified period of time as a part of the relocation package. The Company will notify employees of their eligibility for this benefit based on a calculation provided by Runzheimer International. The calculation is based on a comprehensive assessment of all living cost variables and specific individual characteristics.


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. 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. 




Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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