Engineer Product I


TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural machinery, heavy equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.

Position: Engineer Product I

Location: Ottumwa IA 52501

Duration: 33 Months

Job Type: Contract

Work Type: Onsite

Job Description:

Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project.

Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews.

Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation.


Applies existing applications to routine problems.

Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications.

This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects.

Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products. Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.

PV&V Engineering Coordinator:

As a PV&V Engineering Coordinator you will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and supporting Product Verification and Validation (PVV) engineering activities for new product development and product upgrade programs.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Provide administrative support for PVV software tools

Analyze daily reports, making summaries, and preparing material to be used in presentations

Failure/root cause investigations

Supporting field test fleet for various Hay and Forage products

Respond/support field issues and collaborate with design personnel as needed

Identify and prioritize both potential and realized product deficiencies and collaborate with project teams to resolve issues in a timely manner

Actively monitor field test failures and report status for multiple products

Facilitate field test issue resolution meetings with the H&F product engineering teams

Coordinate HDRS reviews, Vision event ranking meetings, field parts updates, machine rebuild activities

Manage projects to meet schedule deliverables

Experience & knowledge Requested:

Experience using data visualization processes (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)

Exposure to EETs, Vision & NCCA Systems

Advanced capability in Microsoft Excel including macros and advanced analysis

Basic programming knowledge- visual basic

Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint to generate forms & develop content

Familiarity with SAP

Familiarity with Creo

Demonstrated success managing and prioritizing competing business needs

Primarily performs as an individual contributor, but leads and coordinates cross functional team meetings for PVV engineering.

Strong problem solving skills

Knowledge of function and application of agricultural equipment, preferably hay and forage

Educational Requirements:

Mechanical Engineering Degree, Ag Engineering Degree, Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent

Special Considerations: Some minor travel required; primarily local travel to and from test facility; (Less than 10%)

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.


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