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John Deere 50856022 - Electrical Systems Design Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Davenport

Function: Product Engineering

Title: 50856022 - Electrical Systems Design Engineer - 63705

Your Position:

As an Electrical Systems Design Engineer, for the John Deere Construction & Forestry Division (Davenport, IA) you will provide engineering support for the design of the electrical systems and software of all existing Motor Graders. In addition, you will:

  • Improve vehicle quality, primarily failures per machine (FPM), of all existing motor graders through diagnosis of electrical system issues and trouble codes

  • Help develop and manage electrical and software upgrades for existing graders

  • Work closely with the appropriate customers, suppliers and John Deere cross functional teams while driving toward solutions to continuous improvement, quality improvement, cost reduction and other special projects

  • Perform design and analysis work to improve the components/systems by following projects through the problem resolution process

  • Support customer issues in the field through Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)

  • Support resolution of production line issues by troubleshooting electrical and software systems

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Engineering experience gained from educational projects, relevant internships or practical work experience

  • Good understanding of electronic hardware, circuit design and analysis

  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills

  • Experience managing several projects simultaneously

  • Ability to apply engineering principles to machine design

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 15% per year

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with Electrical Systems and Software design

  • Experience with SAE J1939 or ISO11783 CAN communications

  • Experience with ISO 13849 for global electronics requirements

  • Experience with Creo (Pro-E) or other 3D modeling packages and modeling tools

  • Experience with PDMLink/SAP or other data management tools

  • Experience working with customers and end users

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams

  • Knowledge of Embedded Software Design and Coding

  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydrostatic, hydraulic, electro-hydraulic and powertrain systems

  • A background in robotics, guidance, automation or construction and off-highway equipment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Computer 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. 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.