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John Deere Channel Development IT Manager in Moline, 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - Moline

Function: Marketing / Sales

Title: Channel Development IT Manager - 103737

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position

This position is eligible for remote work at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As a Channel Development IT Manager for John Deere Construction & Forestry, you will...

  • Work with assigned C&F Dealerships to understand key business challenges & any concerns with Dealer Solutions.

  • Identify John Deere System/Application Solutions (including integrated solutions with John Deere approved vendors) that can drive process improvements.

  • Schedule & facilitate presentation of specific John Deere System/Application Solution (s) to dealer that can address business needs. Includes any associated costs.

  • Lead & facilitate any pre-implementation or post-implementation Process & Product optimization events that are critical to successful use of specific System/Application & ultimately business improvement.

  • Project Management - Strategic Management of all Projects that assist C&F Dealerships with improving their business through utilizing John Deere systems & applications.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Knowledge of dealership activities and processes

  • Has a foundation of general business acumen

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Can operate effectively in a highly autonomous environment

  • Ability to work and travel independently

  • Has Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to overcome obstacles

  • Job maturity

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Sales experience, preferably within a John Deere unit or division

  • Territory management experience

  • Selling directly to end user customer in a retail environment

  • Broad background of business experience within or outside John Deere

  • Experience working in a team environment.

  • Exposure to Channel IT and/or A&CS


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Management, Marketing, or IT discipline

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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