John Deere Facility Engineer-Electrical in Horicon, Wisconsin

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

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Title: Facility Engineer-Electrical - 51174

Your Responsibilities

As a Facility Engineer, Electrical Engineering, for John Deere, you will provide project management services and Electrical Engineering technical support related to implementation of facilities infrastructure projects primarily at John Deere manufacturing facilities in Horicon, WI. In addition, you will:

  • Provide project management using project management processes for small to medium scope facility infrastructure projects typically up to $10M in capital spend

  • Project management responsibilities include cost, schedule, risk mitigation and quality control

  • Provide technical guidance and coordinate with the work of internal resources, external design professionals, and construction contractors from concept through implementation for your own projects or in support of other project managers

  • Perform engineering analysis of facility electrical systems, make design decisions, and provide proposals for solutions to facility engineering issues at multiple factories

  • Communicate and ensure a collaborative environment with high performance teamwork with leadership, Manufacturing Engineering, environmental staff, supply management, maintenance, facilities staff, consultants, and contractors

  • Provide life, safety and building code analysis on facilities projects and support and implement programs within the organization to prevent injuries and illnesses

  • Assist in the identification and resolution of potential environmental, safety, ergonomic and health hazards

  • Coordinate with internal Supply Management to develop project sourcing strategies and research market for qualified suppliers of materials and services

  • Prepare purchase requisitions for management approval

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience with Electrical Engineering systems and design including experience interpreting code and regulations (NFPA 70 - NEC Code Book)

  • Capable of understanding and working with others to implement life, safety and building code analysis and supports and implementing programs within the organization to prevent injuries and illnesses

  • Assist in the identification and resolution of potential environmental, safety, ergonomic and health hazards

  • Ability to understand and apply electrical principles, know electrical components, basic factory power distribution systems (13.8 kV, 480 V, 110V), be able to troubleshoot these systems, be able to understand about power distribution equipment within the factory (switch gear, interrupters, breakers, Etc.) and have knowledge to apply proper capacitance and grounding systems

  • Demonstrated multi-discipline project management experience on Electrical Engineering systems projects, capital spend focusing on schedule, budget and quality expectations with the ability to prioritize multiple active projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated experience in procuring and coordinating multiple skilled trades, contractors, and outside consultants to achieve project objectives

  • Experience with applying engineering systems design principles in or to support a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with computer aided design and SKM Power Tools for Windows

  • Ability to collaborate working in a team environment, engaging design professionals, collaboration with an MX Horicon cross functional team, reaching out to other electrical professionals within the Deere organization and interacting with the Unit POC and hiring manager on resolving roadblocks and delivering projects on budget and schedule, aligned with factory leadership to deliver solutions that are aligned with factories' strategies and goals

What Makes You Stand Out

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

  • Experience providing troubleshooting of the facility infrastructure and production to support, manufacturing, distribution and maintenance operations

  • Capable of responding to critical electrical distribution down situations

  • Knowledge of construction industry project delivery methods, controls, and construction contract management

  • Cross competency experience with Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Supervision, Supply Management, Environmental, or Maintenance Engineering

  • Working knowledge of Safety standards, quality and environmental laws, regulations and goals

  • Experience in Electrical Engineering project management

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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.