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John Deere Senior Electrification Application Engineer in Garza Garcia, Mexico

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.

Title: Senior Electrification Application Engineer

Primary Location: MX

  • Nuevo León

  • San Pedro, Garza García

Function: Product Engineering

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates, and carries out the product analysis, design, and testing activities for electric drive systems (electric machines, alternators, inverters, converters, batteries, protection devices, control systems, conductors, and connectors).

  • Technical lead for overall electric drive projects and executes production development processes with the vehicle development team to deliver systems into vehicle programs.

  • Works with the vehicle engineers to define and develop the engineering requirements of electric drive systems for production programs. Designs system including analysis of electric drive components.

  • Works with internal Deere electrification module teams (eMachines, batteries, power electronics, software) and external suppliers to define and develop the component requirements and then to support the component development following production processes. This position does not involve detailed component development.

  • Works with vehicle engineers to integrate the electric drive system into the vehicle. This involves designing electric drive system interfaces and specifying the related vehicle systems to meet the vehicle requirements.

  • During the physical vehicle evaluation, this engineer will support the onsite build, commissioning, and testing of the vehicle integration.

  • Commission new systems and vehicles, including troubleshooting vehicle system problems and determining application specific software performance parameters.

  • Plans and executes functional performance verification of electric drive systems and vehicles.

What Skills You Need:

  • Product engineering experience (at least 7 years).

  • Product design experience (at least 5 years).

  • Experience leading technical projects (at least 2 years).

  • Technical experience relating to the development (design and/or test) of electric drive systems (at least 5 years).

  • Demonstrated ability as a technical lead for projects meeting project performance, schedule, and financial goals while using formal product development processes in project execution.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with emphasis on power conversion, electric machines, power electronics, electric drive control, and/or similar technologies or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with equivalent work experience.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Demonstrated ability to design electric drive systems achieving vehicle program technical and financial goals in a production environment. Key focus on requirements definition and documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to verify electric drive components and systems including test planning, test setup, test execution, and test documentation. Scope includes functional performance, environmental qualification, certification, component reliability, and system durability.

  • Strong practical experience in electric drive technology product application.

  • Experience with component development of electric machines or power electronics or alternators or batteries or power harnesses.

  • Advanced technical degree in electric drive field.

  • Experience with vehicle engineering (examples include: agriculture, construction, automotive, recreation, mining).

Education (or equivalent experience):

  • Degree in a Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Master's Degree in a Electrical/ Electronics/Mechanical/Technology discipline (desired).

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.