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John Deere Aftertreatment Development Engineer in Waterloo, 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 - Waterloo

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Aftertreatment Development Engineer - 99051

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As an Aftertreatment Development Engineer for John Deere Power Systems located in Waterloo, IA you will:

  • Develop diesel engine aftertreatment hardware and calibrations to meet existing and future emissions regulations and customer application requirements.

  • Design and execute test plans to optimize engine and aftertreatment system performance, critically analyze data, and present technical information/recommendations to support calibration, hardware selection, and controls development decisions.

  • Manage a Performance & Emissions test cell, providing clear work direction for the test cell operators, and coordinating test schedules and experiments.

  • Use simulation and modeling techniques to improve test coverage/efficiency.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • One or more years of relevant engineering work experience with engines and/or aftertreatment systems.

  • Product test experience with familiarity of instrumentation and data acquisition

  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis and decision making.

  • Demonstrated skills in technical communication.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience in performance and emissions calibration and development of heavy-duty diesel engines or aftertreatment

  • User experience with GT-Power/GT-Suite

  • User experience with National Instruments DIAdem analysis software

  • User experience with Matlab and Simulink

  • Experience using Design of Experiment methodologies, modeling, and optimization techniques.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Agricultural, Electrical or Chemical Engineering.

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.

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.