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John Deere Product Design Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Design Engineer - 56894

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Design Engineer for John Deere Construction and Forestry Division located in Dubuque, IA, you will work in a cross-functional team environment to design and implement tank and sheet metal components for new crawler programs that meet engineering specifications. In addition, you will:

  • Collaborate with others to solve difficult design problems in consideration of quality, cost, manufacturability, and performance

  • Proficiently use Creo to create models and drawings for your designs

  • Champion your designs through the product development process from idea creation, through virtual and physical build, testing, and production implementation

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Prior engineering experience (including any internships)

  • Knowledge of designing or testing structural components

  • Experience with Creo or other similar 3D modeling and drawing creation

  • Experience with mobile equipment applications

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills

  • Experience in roles demonstrating effective problem solving skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Structural design experience with large construction and/or agricultural equipment

  • Experience collaborating with FEA and structural validation tools and processes

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes for engineering materials

  • Experience applying geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Experience working with suppliers

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree.

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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.