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John Deere Part-Time Student- Controls-Champaign IL in Champaign, Illinois

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - Champaign

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student- Controls-Champaign IL - 77578

This position is located at the JDTIC Research Park on the campus of the University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.

Your Responsibilities

As a Part-Time Student-Controls for John Deere's Intelligent Solution Group (ISG) Electrification Team located at JDTIC at Champaign, Ilinois, you will:

  • Analyze and interpret the controls system requirement based on project needs

  • Conduct electric drive component/sub-system and/or vehicle system modeling and simulation

  • Review the simulation results and evaluate eDrive/vehicle performance including corner conditions

  • Develop advanced controls solutions at both component and system levels

  • Document modeling/simulation work and other development effort

What Skills You Need

  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink simulation tools

  • Knowledge of control system theory

  • Knowledge of electric drive or electro-mechanical energy conversion

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (English)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of advanced simulation capabilities (scripting, SimScape, etc)

  • Knowledge of advanced control system

  • Knowledge of advanced power electronics and electric drive control

  • K nowledge of digital signal processing


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

  • Pursuit of an engineering degree in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering. Graduate students are preferred.

    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.