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John Deere Product Engineer -Design in Dubuque, 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 - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Engineer -Design - 81392

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Design Engineer for John Deere Construction & Forestry located in Dubuque, IA, you will….

  • Fulfill PDP design responsibilities for production class loader electrical and hydraulic systems including wire harnesses, electrical components, controllers, hydraulic plumbing & hydraulic components

  • Provide leadership and work coordination for contract and ETEC engineers

  • Collaborate with other functional areas through the Product Delivery Process, ensuring plans are formulated and followed to launch new vehicle programs into production

  • Lead ISDP projects as assigned to mitigate risk and ensure a robust loader program portfolio

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Professional engineering experience in design or test

  • Demonstrated leadership & project management skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written & verbal

  • A strong ability and desire to quickly learn new subject matter and technologies

  • Experience with 3D modeling tools to develop routed components & systems

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 2 or more years of experience with electrical harness development or component selection

  • 2 or more years of experience with hydraulic component or systems development

  • Experience troubleshooting vehicle electrical systems

  • Experience or training in systems engineering methodology

  • Prior team leader experience


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

  • Bachler’s degree in Engineering / Technology Discipline – Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics or equivalent experience.

    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.