Product Engineer, Hydraulic Systems


John Deere


Posted Under: Dubuque, Iowa jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs
Posted On: 2017-08-11 00:00:00

Job Description:

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) - Dubuque Function: Product Engineering Title: Product Engineer, Hydraulic Systems - 31019 Your Responsibilities As a Product Engineer, for John Deere's Construction & Forestry Division (Dubuque Works), you will develop, analyze, and implement hydraulic system solutions for the Tracked Feller Buncher/Harvester Forestry product line. In addition, you will: * Participate in new product development from initial designs to production for entire hydraulic systems including pumps, hydraulic motors, valves, pilot systems, filtration systems and plumbing. * Lead in the investigation and troubleshooting of hydraulic system issues and assisting our product support organization. * Support the development of Product Verification and Validation plans, supplier technical integration, and quality planning activities for new product designs. * Travel to logging sites to gain an understanding of the specific machine forestry application. * Work with external suppliers to integrate hydraulic components into the Track Feller Buncher/Harvester hydraulic systems. US Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position. What Skills You Need * Engineering experience gained from educational projects, relevant internships and/or practical work experience. * Understanding of mobile hydraulic system design (including pumps and valves in a load sense hydraulic system). * Experience using 3D modeling software, such as Creo (Pro-E). * Ability to interpret hydraulic schematic diagrams. * Ability and willingness to travel both domestic and internationally, up to 25%. What Makes You Stand Out Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include: * Experience with forestry equipment or other heavy-duty off-highway equipment. * Hydraulic routed systems design of off-highway equipment. * Hydraulic system troubleshooting and/or root cause analysis related to field issues of hydraulic systems. * Experience using Windchill PDM Link application as it relates to the design release process. * Knowledge of other vehicle functional areas, such as: structures, powertrain, cooling, and electrical. * Understanding of full-tree and cut to length forestry methods & application as it relates to design requirements. Education (or equivalent work experience) * Bachelor's degree in Agricultural, Forestry, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology. 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.