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John Deere Engineering Supervisor, Structures Test and Instrumentation Services in Dubuque, Iowa

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: Product Engineering

Title: Engineering Supervisor, Structures Test and Instrumentation Services - 92701

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As the Engineering Supervisor for Structures Testing and Instrumentation Services, at J ohn Deere's Construction & Forestry Division (Dubuque Works), you will lead the validation and verification execution across all product lines. The team encompasses stress testing, accelerated design verification (ADV), operator station testing including ROPS, FOPS and ORS and instrumentation services support. You will lead a team of Deere and contract engineers in PV&V activities that span from developing and implementing strategic initiatives to tactical execution of PDP, ISDP, and CI projects. In addition, you will:

  • Coordinate and align engineering resources and collaborate with the team to develop and execute plans for product verification and validation for ISDP, PDP, and CI projects

  • Support the strategic direction in the development of analytical tools and test procedures to increase effectiveness and efficiency of testing

  • Partner with product development teams to proactively identify and solve problems early in the design cycle

  • Collaborate across the global PV&V engineering community to develop and implement best practices

  • Identify and prioritize test facility and instrumentation capital improvement projects

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated success in providing career coaching and professional development for individuals and teams

  • Proven ability to develop and implement product or process improvement initiatives

  • Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Development Process (EPDP)

  • Knowledge and familiarity with structures design, testing and/or analysis techniques

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Engineering supervision experience leading a team of at least 5 direct reports

  • Product engineering experience spanning multiple delivery programs

  • Understanding of construction products, applications and production systems

  • Experience with data acquisition systems and analysis routines


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline

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 Benefit Pension)

  • 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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