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John Deere Product Engineering - Part Time Student - Dubuque, IA in Dubuque, Iowa

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

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

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Engineering - Part Time Student - Dubuque, IA - 61269

Your Responsibilities

  • John Deere Construction and Forestry, located in Dubuque, IA is seeking Product Development Engineering Part-time students to work side by side with experienced engineers to drive the design and testing of electronic/electrical components, and electric drive components from concept through virtual and physical verification.

  • In addition, you will have the opportunity to: Apply existing application to routine problems.

  • Produce and/or evaluate possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications.

  • This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

  • Analyze assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects.

  • Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and or supplier personnel.

  • Learn and apply company engineering procedures and practices and learn about company products.

What It Takes

  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge.

  • Has a general understanding of the principles and uses the knowledge with assistance.

  • Fundamental understanding of machines forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit.

  • Familiar with machines manufactured by competitors.

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university

  • Students currently pursuing an Electrical Engineering

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis

  • Graduation date May 2021 - requirement of the program is you are available to work a minimum of 12 months prior to graduation.

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A Strong Candidate Will Also Have

  • One or more years electrical or electronics engineering student experience in pursuit of BSEE.

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.