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John Deere Hydraulics Engineer in Silvis, Illinois

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Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois - Silvis

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Hydraulics Engineer - 78912

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Hydraulics Engineer for John Deere Global Crop Harvesting located in Silvis, Illinois, you will specify, develop, and implement hydraulic components and sub-systems for combine harvesters and front-end equipment.

What Skills You Need

  • Basic understanding of fluid dynamics.

  • Basic understanding of hydraulic components and systems.

  • 3D modeling experience.

  • Demonstrated development of creative, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to technical problems.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Skilled in the use of Creo Parametric, including large assembly management and Pro/Piping.

  • Internships, relevant course work, and/or practical experience related to hydraulic components and systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to trouble-shoot hydraulic systems.

  • Basic understanding of hydraulic schematics.


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

  • Bachelor of Science degree in 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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.