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Senior Engineer, Product (50080701)

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Waterloo, Iowa, US, 50613-8000

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) - Iowa  - Waterloo  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Engineer, Product (50080701) - 86684 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Product Engineer for John Deere PEC, located in Waterloo, Iowa, you will….


  • Work as part of a global, diverse team of engineers focused on the upfront development of off-highway machines
  • Use your NVH, (noise, vibration, harshness) expertise to ensure that products meet challenging noise and vibration requirements
  • Lead the development of analytical NVH competencies for upfront analysis of critical tractor systems such as structures, drivetrains, hydraulics, and electric drive systems
  • Mentor other engineers to aid in their professional development


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 5 years experience as an NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) engineer in automotive or off-highway vehicles
  • 10 years experience as part of a global industrial engineering team
  • Demonstrated ability to influence design based on NVH engineering principles
  • Demonstrated strength in autonomous learning and applying new, complex, technical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as part of a diverse, global team
  • A desire to mentor other engineers in a technical capacity
  • Strong fluency in English

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Proficiency using Hyperworks Suite, Beta ANSA/Meta, or similar tools
  • Proficiency using OptiStruct, Nastran, or similar software for NVH analysis
  • Competency using Siemens Test.Lab or Head Acoustics Artemis Suite for NVH testing
  • Experience with NVH analysis of electric drive systems for automotive or off-highway applications
  • Experience using Simcenter 3D for acoustic simulation
  • Experience using Romax gear analysis software for drivetrain NVH simulation
  • Experience with NVH analysis of drivetrain, powertrain, or hydraulics systems
  • 5 years product development of off-highway equipment
  • Effective technical presentation skills to non-NVH engineers
  • Working knowledge of Creo or similar CAD tools



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


  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or similar engineering discipline
  • Desired: Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering with coursework or thesis in vibrations and acoustics



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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