John Deere Product Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

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

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Engineer - 43895

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Engineer, for John Deere Construction & Forestry located in Dubuque, IA, you will be responsible for hydraulic system new product development for Davenport manufactured four wheel drive loaders. In addition, you will:

  • Identify customer needs and implement hydraulic component designs for new loader product development

  • Work with the other functional areas that interface with the vehicle hydraulic system (engine, electrical, powertrain, structures, software)

  • Provide technical direction for onsite and remote engineers

  • Write product requirements documents for components

  • Work with suppliers to develop components and systems

  • Lead design and implementation of robust hydraulic plumbing schemes

  • Interface with a cross functional team (quality, supply management, test, manufacturing

US Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience completing design engineering tasks for a Product Development Program with demonstrated results in:

  • Virtual design assessment using computational analysis data and three dimensional assessment of geometry

  • Design for manufacturability and product durability build support

  • Improving product design using lab test and field test data

  • Completing product and engineering bill of material specifications using SAP for all phases of a product development program

  • Accomplishing program goals within established schedule and costs targets

  • Experience documenting engineering requirements with documented examples of Engineering Specifications, Engineering Analysis Procedures, engineering guidelines, and/or equivalent

  • Experience providing technical leadership to a remote engineering resource

  • Demonstrated experience completing engineering design without direct supervision

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 2 or more years of professional experience in hydraulic systems development

  • Experience developing off-highway hydraulic system performance

  • Experience leading a multi-national team

  • Experience developing or testing hydraulic pumps & valves

  • Experience leading a multi-functional team

  • Experience with electro hydraulic systems

  • A background in construction or agricultural equipment operation

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or equivalent

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering.

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.