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John Deere Internship and/or Thesis in Product Marketing in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Welcome to John Deere, the leading innovator of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 70,000 employees worldwide, we develop and produce connected and technologically advanced machines with a total sales of $35,5 billion. By joining us you grow individually and become a key contributor in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.

The Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) of John Deere in Kaiserslautern develops future trends and technologies in the area of mobile agricultural and construction machinery in cooperation with different research centers. In addition, ISG develops and sells products and services in the area of precision farming using global satellite based navigation systems (GNSS), automated steering systems, machine automation, sensor technologies, telematic system solutions, web applications as well as apps for mobile devices to optimize farming processes and to support decision making.

The Intelligent Solutions Group in Kaiserslautern is offering the possibility for an

Internship and/or Thesis in Product Marketing

In this position you are supporting the marketing team in the product development of precision agriculture technologies. This includes hardware as well as digital solutions for farmers and contractors in order to service their needs for efficient and resource-saving agriculture. Typical tasks are research and documentation of customer requirements, the validation of products with customers and the analysis of value of a product or digital solution. Additionally, you are aktively supporting the creation of competitive comparisons, marketing materials as well as local and regional training initiatives. With this, you gain insights into the diversified daily business of Product Marketing within a Global Player.

What you bring:

  • Enrolled student (m/f/d) of agricultural sciences, Marketing or similar branch (e.g. Business Administration with focus on Marketing, Innovation Management etc.)

  • Knowledge on production systems in agriculture or animal nutrition

  • Knowledge on ways of agronomic optimization with usage of modern precision farming technologies

  • Interest and eventually first experiences in cloud-based solutions in the context of agriculture 4.0

  • Good communication skills and interest in working with people, especially in international teams

  • Engagement in implementing projects

  • Good teamwork skills, especially in international teams

  • Good knowledge of MS Office

  • Good English skills

  • German Drivers license class T or CE is beneficial but not necessary

    Note: In regards to our global team structures and working culture, any bachelor or master theses that are supervised by the unit Kaiserslautern Marketing team need to be written in English language.

    Do you want to discover diverse facets of a globally successful producer of agricultural machinery and to get to know its organization and processes?

    We look forward to your online-application with complete documents attached:

  • examination and study regulations or regulations for practical semesters that tell that you do a mandatory internship

  • information about period of time (study regulations)

  • curriculum vitae

  • Current overview of grades

  • relevant certificates

    We are looking forward to your application!