John Deere Instrumentation Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Instrumentation Engineer - 40425

Your Responsibilities

As an Instrumentation Engineer at John Deere Construction & Forestry division, located in Dubuque, IA, you will provide technical leadership and support relative to instrumentation solutions for the Dubuque based PV&V areas. In addition you will:

  • Provide technical instrumentation support for salaried test engineers and wage technicians, including test planning and the troubleshooting of issues

  • Help train salaried test engineers and wage technicians on test methods and instrumentation

  • Specify, procure and implement transducers and data acquisition components

  • Provide technical assistance for global PV&V locations in Brazil, Kernersville, TCI and TEDA, as needed

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of relevant work experience with data collection or data processing

  • A working knowledge of electrical transducers, signal conditioning, and data acquisition techniques

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills/interpersonal skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with Dataq, eDAQ, or IMC data acquisition systems

  • Experience in roles that required an understanding of vehicle communication systems (CAN)

  • Experience in roles that required a working knowledge of control systems, digital signal processing and filtering concepts

  • Working knowledge of strain gauges and Wheatstone bridge measurements

  • Experience with PV&V activities and test facilities as related to instrumentation support

  • Experience with VisualBasic, Lab View, or similar software language

  • Experience with mechanical and hydraulic systems as applied to construction and forestry equipment Data processing knowledge and experience with nCode

  • Experience with machine information systems (JD Link, MG data loggers)

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or similar degree, or 10+ years of relevant 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.

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.