San Pedro Garza García,

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.

Title: Sr. Factory Automation Engineer

Primary Location: México (MX) - Nuevo León JD Shared Svcs-Monterrey

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

Major Purpose:

Develops and leads the Factory Automation Process implementation in Dubuque Works manufacturing operations. The purpose of the role is to ensure that the most effective elements of modern manufacturing philosophies are implemented. Is a resource in FA as a coach, mentor, and trainer for all employees at Dubuque Works working partially remotely and on-site.

Main Responsibilities:

+ Plan, coordinate, and perform intermediate to expert tasks related to control systems

+ Coordinate and review work assigned to Support personnel and contractors.

+ Participate in the development and implementation of FA solutions of medium to large complexity.

+ Develop RFQ´s, for new and modified equipment and ensure FA standards are followed.

+ Work with Mfg Engineers/Quality Engineers to create specifications for shop floor issues and architect solutions.

+ Partner with Manufacturing or Operations for introduction of new technology to shop floor.

+ Provide technical advice for the selection, integration, and support of automated manufacturing equipment.

+ Provide Tier 2 Shop Floor Support for urgent production issues, including root cause analysis and resolution.

+ Availability to travel 50% of the time.

What Skills You Need:

+ Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.

+ Understands the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP).

+ Knowledge of manufacturing and/or distribution processes, quality, tooling, tool design, total preventative maintenance, and facilities.

+ Knowledge of capital budgeting and capital equipment justification process.

+ Strong Experience of MES systems like JDAAT, industrial automation networks (Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Devicenet, etc.) and systems deployment.

+ Strong experience in diagnostics of electrical systems and components, hardware integration, installation, and commissioning.

+ Strong Communication Skills.

What Makes You Stand Out:

+ Experience working with external suppliers to procure new technologies that meet product/systems specifications.

+ Technical experience relating to the design and diagnostics of electrical systems and components.

+ Experience in one or more related engineering areas: electrical, controls, computer, etc. – 4-6 years.

+ Experience in electrical design and in the use of electrical drafting software – 4+ years.

+ Experience in project management – small to mid-scale complex projects.

Education (or equivalent experience):

+ B.S. Mechatronics Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.

San Pedro Garza García,

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

All interested service members and veterans can learn more and fill out a contact card at  We will connect you with a John Deere veteran to discuss all potential options/matches.  

Who We Are Looking For

John Deere is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  Check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

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