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John Deere Power Module PV&V Test Engineer in East Moline, Illinois

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Primary Location: Verenigde Staten (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - East Moline

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Power Module PV&V Test Engineer - 53121

Your Responsibilities

As a Power Module PV&V Test Engineer for Harvester Works, located in East Moline, IL you will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and executing product verification and validation (PV&V) for engine applications. This includes activity planning and execution of testing. The role is with the Global Crop Harvesting platform with an emphasis on Combine harvesters and includes component, system, and full vehicle testing. In addition, you will:

  • Participate and contribute in cross-functional design reviews and technical meetings

  • Conduct activity planning and prepare test plans to verify power module requirements

  • Develop test stands to demonstrate engine hardware and software including JDPS application approval requirements

  • Provide expertise and maintain lab capability for engine and vehicle dynamometer testing

  • Align data acquisition requirements with the design team and provide instrumentation direction to technicians

  • Collaborate with engineers and technicians to coordinate test stand builds and execute testing

  • Identify and document issues found pertaining to performance, functionality, or durability of items under test

  • Collect and analyze data to report test results while working with design engineers to root cause issues and incorporate corrective actions

  • Monitor, update, and create test procedures

  • Provide direction and troubleshooting support to technicians as needed to address lab or field issues

  • Complete field and supplier visits as needed to complete testing, mitigate issues, and drive product quality

  • Travel up to 25% of the time

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of work experience with diesel engines systems, performance, or emissions

  • Ability to work with multi-functional, cross-cultural design teams, and interface with partners and suppliers

  • Experience with advanced data analysis, excellent organizational and communication skills

  • 3 or more years of experience in design and/or testing including mechanical, electrical, or software

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience working on diesel engines

  • Testing of engine components or vehicle integration of engines

  • Understanding of instrumentation and data acquisition systems

  • Experience with engine performance and emissions calibration

  • 2 or more years of experience with operating engine dynamometers

  • Agricultural experience or agricultural equipment knowledge

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • 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.