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Product Engineer, Operator Stations

Job Title: Product Engineer, Operator Stations

There are over 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! 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Dubuque  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Product Engineer, Operator Stations - 105484 
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position




Your Responsibilities

As a Product Engineer, Operator Stations for JD Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will...


  • Create and modify 3D CAD models and drawings for construction operator station structures and interiors (plastic consoles, rubber floor mats, headliners, roof components, ect.).
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with the appropriate functional team members as you follow the parts you are responsible for through the product delivery process (PDP).
  • Provide leadership and work coordination for contract and ETEC (Enterprise Technology Engineering Center).


VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position


What Skills You Need

  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling software.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Experience with or desire to learn operator station structures and interiors.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, and backgrounds.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%, typically up to 10%.


What Makes You Stand Out

  • 1 or more years experience with 3D CAD modeling software.
  • Experience with modeling and the manufacturing processes of plastics.
  • Experience with modeling and the manufacturing processes of structures and sheet metal. 
  • Experience with business processes (i.e., Windchill, NCCA, PDMLink, SAP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Construction, Forestry, or Ag off-road equipment.



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


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field.



What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.