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John Deere Senior Product Development Engineer in Moline, Illinois

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) - Illinois - East Moline

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Senior Product Development Engineer - 92197

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Product Development Engineer on the Air Seeding Structures and Integration Team for John Deere Seeding located in Moline, IL, you will lead and provide technical guidance to a team of design engineers working on Air Seeding EPDP/New Product Development projects. In addition, you will:

  • Develop and manage overall design plan for projects

  • Develop innovative solutions to machine and system level design challenges

  • Collaborate closely with the project System Engineer and the entire cross functional EPDP/New Product Development (Enterprise Product Delivery Process) team to ensure design requirements are being met

VISA sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of product engineering experience with agricultural or off-road equipment

  • 3 or more years of EPDP experience for new product development

  • Experience with overall machine configuration development including the design of structural parts and systems

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience mentoring others

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Advanced engineering or business degree

  • Training and experience in Systems Engineering

  • Training and experience in Six Sigma tools

  • Diverse experience in other areas of product development such as PVV, Quality, Manufacturing, Analysis, etc.

  • Understanding of agricultural practices, John Deere and competitive equipment, and customer requirements

Education

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

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, 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 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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