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John Deere Electrical Engineer in Horicon, Wisconsin

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.

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Primary Location: United States (US)- Wisconsin- Horicon

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Electrical Engineer-89447

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

In the heart of southern Wisconsin, designers at Horicon Works get to work on popular products that serve very large numbers of John Deere customers. The region and lakes are great for outdoor living, plus the nearby towns and cities have a lot to offer.

As an Electrical Engineer for the Turf & Compact Utility business, located in Horicon, Wisconsin, you will.

  • Design vehicle systems for riding lawn equipment products and Gator utility vehicles and (battery-electric and gasoline power systems), involving embedded controllers, displays, harnesses, sensors, and power systems.

  • Use product design process while representing the electrical system in design teams to develop components and vehicles with John Deere engineering rigor. Determine the critical path for issues, define action plans, communicate project status to stakeholders.

  • Engage in current product improvement. Provide rapid response to product validation, factory, and field issues as needed.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience working as an engineer or engineering intern

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with those inside and outside your group

  • Demonstrated skills in design of one or more of the following areas: Vehicle electrical systems, electronic hardware, harnessing CAD, battery-electric vehicles

  • Experience in managing projects: planning and execution

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Product engineering experience for outdoor products, with emphasis on selecting requirements, design, and validation

  • Experience in operation or maintenance of utility vehicles, riding lawn equipment, or farm vehicles

  • Experience with electrical development for automotive or off-highway vehicles or components

  • Experience with project management, and the ability to break a complex opportunity into smaller actions

  • Experience with product development process (PDP)

  • Experience with Systems Engineering processes

  • Experience with embedded software design, J1939 CAN, and/or troubleshooting prototype embedded systems electronics in partnership with software engineers

  • Experience with battery-electric or hybrid vehicle development

  • Experience working with supply management, suppliers, PV&V testing, factory operations, or customer support

  • Experience with Capital Harness Systems software and Creo


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent experience in a related career field

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 Benefit Pension)

  • 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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