John Deere

John Deere

  • Ottumwa, IA

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Deere & Company is seeking a VDV Engineer in Ottumwa, IA with the following requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field plus 2 years related experience. Required skills: Build and solve virtual simulations of Finite Element analysis, Multibody Dynamic analysis on Harvesting equipment using Computer aided design and simulation tools (2 yrs); Develop stress analysis load cases, methodology and procedures for different functional and structural assemblies of agricultural equipment through understanding of crop flow and dynamics of different parts of machine (2 yrs); Product development experience by helping cross-functional teams to improve the design by correlating simulation data to a physical test and improve the analysis process to increase accuracy of virtual models predicting different failure modes (2 yrs); Experience in modelling and solving linear and nonlinear structural, analysis of mechanical assemblies (2 yrs). Must live within normal commuting distance of the worksite. Up to 20% telecommuting permitted. 25% domestic and international travel required.

Please apply on-line at and search for Job Posting Number 2023012.

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.

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