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Associate Engineer, Product Engineering (Not U.S./Canada) (50094286)

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Tianjin, Tianjin, China, 300457

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.

Primary Location: China (CN) - Tianjin  - Tianjin  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Associate Engineer, Product Engineering (Not U.S./Canada) (50094286) - 70487

Your Position:

Major Purpose

This is an entry level job that is used in Europe (and some other regions but not for use in United States and Canada) to integrate individuals with 3-year rather than 5-year university degrees in engineering into the Company's engineering culture by performing work that assists or supports higher level engineers. Work assignments involve performing specific engineering tasks that are limited in scope, depth, and level of skill required. Work is closely supervised. This job will not exist as part of the Engineer hierarchy in the United States The work is similar to that done in the highest levels of the co-op and Student Training Program (STP) programs in the United States. (This level may apply to the Quality Engineering job families as well.)

Major Duties

  • Analyzes test data of moderate complexity, draws conclusions and summarizes reports.
  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products.
  • Analyzes data provided by higher level engineers; compiles, calculates, and reports findings to support the determination by higher level engineers of which engineering specifications must be fulfilled for problems or projects.
  • Performs data compilation, calculations, and analysis that are used in the evaluation of possible design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance.

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.
Skill in using company information systems and processes.
Knowledge of Test Procedures.
Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge.
Fundamental understanding of machine forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit. Knowledge/familiarity with machines manufactured by competitors.
Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Technology Development process (ETDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisition Process (ECAP).


This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved. This position is only eligible for the Chinese citizenship employees, or who have the work authorization in China.

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