John Deere Product Engineer in Grovetown, Georgia

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Georgia (US-GA) - Grovetown

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Engineer - 41731

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Engineer for Augusta Works, located in Grovetown, GA, you are responsible for developing and integrating new electrical/electronic system designs into multiple systems (Operator Station, Hydraulics, Electrical) on compact utility tractors as part of a design team. In addition, you will:

  • Be responsible for developing engineering documentation (specifications, source code, drawings) for electrical systems/sub-system, components, and software

  • Be responsible for electronic system/sub-system circuit design and analysis, reviewing control & operational logic with cross functional teams, and modifying specifications based on testing results

  • Be responsible for working with a global team to review software requirements to meet electrical system needs and setting priority to meet program deliverables

  • Use software task management tools to communicate software development needs to development teams and participate in progress update meetings

  • Be responsible for communicating software payload updates to factory automation and ensuring payloads are successfully launched into production

  • Be responsible for issue resolution and communication with continuous improvement on current production updates

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience in mobile equipment electrical system design

  • 2 or more years of experience in developing software specifications for embedded microcontrollers and electrical components

  • Experience in specifying and selecting electrical components

  • Experience with J1939 CAN communication protocol and using CAN logging tools

  • Knowledge of electronic component and system test specifications and procedures

What Makes You Stand Out

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

  • Experience in electronic system/sub-system design, circuit design and analysis, and working with a design team to deliver integrated solutions across multiple systems

  • Experience with model based software development

  • Understanding of programming languages and software development tools for embedded micro-controllers in mobile applications

  • Experience with electronic circuit test and simulation tools to assist in analysis and verification of functional/subsystem design

  • Good understanding of electronic hardware (reading schematics and component data sheets, operating meters, oscilloscopes and emulators), electronic controls, harness design, utility tractor chassis layout, implements and attachments

  • Experience operating agricultural, construction, or landscape equipment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or a Systems Engineering certificate

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.