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John Deere PV&V Test Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

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Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: PV&V Test Engineer - 53540

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Verification and Validation (PV&V) Test Engineer for the Product Engineering Center, located in Waterloo, IA, you will execute a test activity to accomplish Development or Durability Testing. This includes shakedown and troubleshoot UUT's (Units Under Test) and test sequences. In addition, you will:

  • Verify test limits /shutdowns

  • Run tests and create test run work orders

  • Process data; verify quality and accuracy of data; analyze test data

  • Determine conclusions from testing - pass or fail

  • Perform root cause analysis for problem solving and failure resolution with Drivetrain Design and/or Controls Engineer

  • Generate test reports including Conclusions and Results

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience in a role that required the use of negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Experience applying engineering principles, theory and practice

  • Ability and willingness to occasionally work off-shift and/or weekends to support business needs

What Makes You Stand Out

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

  • Experience with root cause analysis

  • Test and / or data acquisition experience

  • Technical experience that required an understanding of drivetrains

  • Farming experience and /or technical experience related to the mechanics of Ag machinery

  • Transmission or Axle experience and /or technical knowledge

  • Experience using Matlab or other computer programming tools

  • Project Management experience

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Agricultural Engineering or equivalent

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.

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