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John Deere Materials Analysis Specialist in Fargo, North Dakota

There are over 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! 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota - Fargo

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Materials Analysis Specialist - 105644

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

Are you ready to be part of the cutting-edge world of innovation in advanced electronics at John Deere? Our Intelligent Solutions Group designs and manufactures ruggedized electronics modules that power John Deere machines and is used by customers worldwide. From power inverters for traction drive and power off-boarding to perception computers for machine automation to chassis and powertrain control modules, we are at the forefront of technological advancement. Joining our dynamic team as a Materials Analysis Specialist for Intelligent Solutions Group based in Fargo, North Dakota , you'll have the exciting opportunity to work alongside a passionate group of engineers and scientists, diving into intriguing research projects that involve mechanical design and material analysis. You will also...

  • Work closely with scientists and engineering design and development teams across John Deere on mechanical design, thermal design, and electronic assembly processes.

  • Interact and collaborate with engineers and scientists to define project goals and execute plans to design products and reliability testing.

  • Calibrate, maintain, and operate multiple pieces of lab equipment necessary to conduct experiments.

  • Reduce data to useful formats using appropriate tools.

  • Maintain accurate records of the work performed and other records required by the projects.

  • Share project progress through oral presentations and written reports.

  • Present technical work both internally and externally.

  • Think independently and develop imaginative and unique solutions to problems.

VISA sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years’ experience in analytical techniques for materials characterization.

  • Attention to detail in laboratory work, documentation, and presentation.

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, written and verbal communication skills in a diverse, global team environment.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage work queue, and perform multiple, concurrent tasks.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Availability to work in the office and the lab located in Fargo, ND.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of analytical tools such as Ion Chromatography, XRF, FTIR, UV-Vis-NIR Spectroscopy, TGA, DSC, Acoustic Microscopy, SEM/EDS etc.

  • A basic understanding of electronics assembly process and materials used.

  • An interest in working in the electronics industry.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, or other related discipline.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

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