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Senior Control Systems Engineer

Company: John Deere
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

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: Senior Control Systems Engineer - 96343
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position
Your Responsibilities
As a Senior Control Systems Engineer for John Deere's Construction & Forestry Division located in Dubuque, IA, you will support model-based controls development for a single product line and provide technical guidance to team members across multiple product lines. Specifically, you will collaborate with a globally distributed product design team to identify system requirements, develop and simulate control systems models, and execute control systems tuning on physical machines. This position requires a demonstrated understanding of off-highway equipment, customer applications, and cross-functional machine systems. Tools include MATLAB, Simulink, and Simscape. In addition, you will---

  • Collaborate with a globally distributed product design team to define quantifiable performance requirements; as such, this position will occasionally require support during off-peak work hours

  • Develop robust physics-based control systems models to achieve product design objectives, including electronically controlled hydraulic mechanisms, powertrain, power management, etc.; cross-functional collaboration will include Dynamic Systems Modeling, embedded systems software and hardware, and Product Verification & Validation

  • Perform on-machine control systems troubleshooting and tuning

  • Create documentation for the control systems architecture, theory, and on-machine tuning processes

  • Teach control theory and provide technical guidance to support controls delivery across construction product portfolios

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
    What Skills You Need

    • Model-based experience with control systems design and application of control theory

    • Demonstrated expertise with mechanical systems, physics, mathematics, and dynamic system analysis

    • Experience performing on-machine tuning for off-highway equipment

    • Proven ability to develop system requirements and lead, coordinate, and deliver control systems solutions

      What Makes You Stand Out

      • Previous experience using MATLAB, Simulink, and Simscape tools for model-based system design and/or control systems development

      • Expert-level understanding in embedded-controls, hydraulic systems, powertrain, and/or structural linkages

      • Product engineering experience with off-highway equipment and customer applications

      • Advanced degree in an engineering discipline

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

        • Bachelor's of Science 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

            Follow this link to learn more about our Total Rewards Package https://bit.ly/3XCd8fL
            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.
            ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice
            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.

Keywords: John Deere, Dubuque , Senior Control Systems Engineer, Other , Dubuque, Iowa

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