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John Deere IT Business Analyst in Illinois

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois -

Function: Information Technology

Title: IT Business Analyst - 69703

In collaboration with your customers and teammates, directly support the advancement of the Smart Connected Warehouse (SCW) initiative at John Deere –driving transformational change to Warehouse Management solutions and processes via new and advanced capabilities-- by configuring and testing systems in support of the global design and local layout and functional requirements. In addition;

  • Responsible for configuration [initial definition and maintenance] of Warehouse Management processes; directly configuring the Manhattan WMS to meet the global design - by function, performance, and user-experience.

  • Actively supports the development of automated testing and support/training documentation while directly participating in UAT (User Acceptance Testing), end-to-end testing, formal cycle-testing, go-live support, and end-user-training.

  • Works closely with Operations and Engineering leads world-wide responsible for WM processes (Deere and 3P) throughout all phases of the Smart Connected Warehouse global implementation to ensure delivery of common solutions of optimal performance [including identifying and mitigating risks] within the Parts/A&CS division.

  • Collaborates with others cross-functionally in support of process definition and testing as well as production support.

  • Delivers solutions via Agile processes and tooling; supporting the Product Owner and team.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working within Operations and/or Engineering function

  • Strong communications and collaboration skills

  • Experience identifying and implementing process improvements focused on quality and/or productivity with measurable results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operations experience. – 2+ years

  • Engineering experience. – 2+ years

  • Systems Configuration experience (no formal IT development responsibilities or experience required)

  • Knowledge of Parts operations systems, processes, tools, and data.

  • Cross-functional understanding of Parts processes with depth in Operations

  • Experience with SQL, SAS, and/or Python for data analysis

  • Experience Training personnel (processes, best practices)

  • Experience developing and/or interpreting process maps. (Example: Visio)

  • Knowledge of or experience executing Agile delivery


  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

  • Degree in Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

  • Degree in Business/Management discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here ( to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

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.

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.