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John Deere Electrical Controls Engineering Supervisor in Waterloo, Iowa

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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Electrical Controls Engineering Supervisor - 99017

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As a Engr. Supervisor, Operator Station for JD Intelligent Solutions Group located in Waterloo, IA , you will lead, develop, and supervise a group of engineers working across an array of existing and new product programs and projects. In addition, you will:

  • Lead the team that designs, develops, and implements technology stack solutions and features including technical and system requirements, goals, and associated resource allocation

  • Deliver and implement complex operator control solutions across both Production and Precision Ag and Small Ag and Turf utilizing the EPDP process to meet program goals

  • Ensure performance of overall solution / product is met with respect to having appropriate requirements and managing business and design trade spaces

  • Collaborate with other functional teams and stakeholders such as product management, supply chain, manufacturing, and quality in order to set appropriate strategy, goals, and plans to achieve success

VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Five or more years of demonstrated experience in design and development of systems or modules

  • Four or more years of demonstrated supervisory and talent development experience

  • Skills, knowledge, and experience with product development and delivery processes and models

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Controls design and development skills and experience (3+ years)

  • Off road vehicle product development experience Customer and/or dealer facing experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across multiple, including global, units (for example: Europe, India, Mexico and U.S.)


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Agricultural Engineering, or Computer Science / Information Technology

  • Advanced STEM Field studies

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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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