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John Deere Engine Integration & Auxiliaries Design Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

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

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Engine Integration & Auxiliaries Design Engineer - 81226

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Engine Integration & Auxiliaries Design Engineer at the John Deere Product Engineering Center located in Waterloo, IA, you will work in a team environment to develop and implement complex product design strategies and solutions, system layouts, conceptual space claims, and analysis for a defined portion of new product development programs. In addition, you will:

  • Apply systems engineering methodology to develop requirements and specifications that must be fulfilled for complex problems and projects of moderate scope

  • Develop and implement design solutions in the areas of Engine Integration, Enclosures, and Engine Auxiliaries (intake, cooling, exhaust, etc.) to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications.

  • Complete pertinent trade-off analyses and compile necessary documentation for concept selection and design solutions (design decisions, analysis and testing results, cost, investment, etc.).

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience in product engineering roles involving product design, test, or analysis

  • 1 or more years of experience with using and/or applying results of engineering and analysis tools including tolerance stacks, FEA

  • 1 or more years of experience with 3D modeling and working with large assembly models, with proficiency or commitment to develop proficiency in Creo

  • Working knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles to solve complex problems (statics, kinematics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and material properties).

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and drive action in ambiguous circumstances.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and collaborate within a diverse team to accomplish project deliverables

  • Demonstrated excellent technical writing & verbal communication skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience and technical depth in one or more of the following areas: diesel engine application and integration, cooling systems design or analysis, engine auxiliaries, vehicle design and layout

  • One or more years of experience working with off-road vehicle engineering, preferably in the Ag or Construction Industry.

  • Master’s degree in a technical discipline


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in 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.