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John Deere Engine Application Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

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- Dubuque- Davenport,Iowa

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Engine Application Engineer- 86072

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

This position may be located in Dubuque or Davenport, Iowa per the hiring manager's discretion.This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.

This position is eligible for partial telework 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 Motor Grader Engine Application Engineer for John Deere Construction and Forestry located in Dubuque, IA or Davenport, IA, you will.

  • Develop engine systems, fuel systems, air systems, and other engine auxiliaries as part of the Product Development Process (PDP). Collaborate with engine manufacturers engine application team to develop calibrations that meet vehicle performance requirements

  • Develop thermal systems meeting engine application and vehicle system requirements

  • Contribute to product design guidelines, design books, and specification documents for Motor Graders

  • Lead Integrated Systems Development Process (ISDP) projects for Motor Graders to support future portfolio needs

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated strong technical communication, leadership, and organizational skills

  • 2 or more years of engineering experience through internships, co-ops, or project experiences

  • Experience with 3D modeling packages and modeling tools

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to analyze technical data, consider multiple alternatives, and provide data driven decisions or recommendations

  • Demonstrated experience managing several projects simultaneously

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Product design, test, or analysis experience in the areas of engine or cooling system design

  • Experience working in/with John Deere Power Systems and/or engine manufacturers

  • Motor grader design experience

  • Experience with product verification and validation processes

  • Experience with engine diagnostic tools

  • Experience with telematics data


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

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Agriculture, Electrical, Electromechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant 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. 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.