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Why John Deere
More power. Lower emissions. Record-setting fuel efficiency. Cleaner air. You make it happen as an employee of John Deere Power Systems. It takes groundbreaking powertrain technologies to satisfy the performance needs and environmental regulations of tomorrow. You’ll meet these challenges as part of a global team working together to integrate engines, drivetrain components and electronics into machines that are worth more than the sum of their parts.
Working with the latest technology, collaborating with the best and brightest in the field, expanding your knowledge and honing your skills—all are key components of unmatched career satisfaction as a member of the John Deere product engineering team.
What You'll Do
As an Engineering Manager - Engine Critical Systems Development for John Deere Power Systems in Waterloo, IA, you will manage the development and production implementation of medium and heavy-duty diesel engine critical systems and components. You will also focus on early-stage development prior to new product programs, production implementation as part of new product programs and provide technical guidance for continuous improvement projects. In addition, you will have the opportunity to:
- Work closely with critical system suppliers to identify new systems and components for development.
- Collaborate with other design and development teams to effectively integrate new systems and components into engine designs.
- Supervise the implementation of several projects for one or more product programs.
- Conduct risk assessments, and develop and execute contingency plans to enable successful product introduction.
- Provide a challenging work environment to team members, foster innovation and support their professional and personal development.
- Develop, track and meet engineering and capital budget.
What It Takes
We need an excellent communicator and leader who thrives on leading in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. We also require:
- Demonstrated successful leadership and communication skills.
- Minimum of 12-15 years of relevant industry experience.
- Minimum of 10-12 years experience in the design and development of advanced diesel engines.
- Minimum of 8-10 years experience in a supervisory position.
- Knowledge of modern design practices and analysis techniques.
- Knowledge of product verification and validation processes and test methods.
- Demonstrated skills with planning and execution of dynamic projects.
- Knowledge of diesel engine performance and emissions.
A strong candidate will also have an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and advanced knowledge of off-roads vehicles.
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
Can you imagine the challenge of a lifetime and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?
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.