John Deere Test Engineer in Horicon, Wisconsin

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Primary Location: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Wisconsin (US-WI) - Horicon

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Test Engineer - 47881

Your Responsibilities

As a Test Engineer for Horicon Works, you will provide product and component testing for Product Engineering. In addition, you will:

  • Analyze and report test results

  • Collaborate with design engineers, test technicians and other stake holders to develop test plans for electrical components and systems

  • Provide work direction to test technicians and monitor active tests to ensure they are being conducted appropriately

  • Review test results, draw conclusions and compose technical reports on findings and results

  • Participate in design reviews and DFMEA’s

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Basic knowledge of electro mechanical devices, automotive CAN communications

  • Experience reading and understanding electrical schematics

  • Experience with testing electrical systems, specification of requirements to support test activities

  • Experience working with electrical circuit calculations

What Makes You Stand Out

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


  • Experience in testing electrical systems on mobile vehicle applications

  • Previous experience using CAN logging tools (CANalyzer, etc.)

  • Knowledge of J1939 CAN communication protocols

  • Familiarity with one or the more of the following; riding lawn equipment, utility vehicles, SAE Formula ONE, motor sport vehicles

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Agricultural 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.