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John Deere Channel Development Project 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: Information Technology

Title: Channel Development Project Manager - 103707

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

Your Responsibilities

As a for Channel Development Project Manager for John Deere Construction Equipment Company located in Moline, IL you will...

  • Manage several large strategic dealer accounts to develop sustainable business improvements at these dealerships using Dealer Management/A&CS/Dealer Development portfolio products and solutions.

  • Direct and support the efforts of CDIM’s that increase dealer performance and enable division initiatives through long-term strategic and day-to-day operational assistance and optimization activities.

  • Establish priorities and consistently communicate and reinforce CF Division, and department direction within the Enterprise.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years working closely with the John Deere dealer channel

  • 2 or more years of computer systems knowledge, such as ERP systems, and/or Microsoft D365

  • 2 or more years of experience with customer support, gathering customer requirements, successful negotiating and selling skills

  • 2 or more years of broad-based business, sales, and marketing skills

  • Ability to lead and coach others

  • Ability to work cross functionally with dealers, stakeholders, and colleagues

  • 2 or more years of experience working in customer service or related customer-oriented environment

  • A broad background of business experience

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working in the John Deere Construction and Forestry dealer channel

  • Deep understanding of John Deere dealer operational processes

  • Experience in working with other divisions, departments, and stakeholders to execute strategies and ensure support and commitment to achieve desired results

  • Experience in account management that created insights into specific business needs and opportunities at dealerships that result in specific solution implementation

  • 2 or more years of computer systems knowledge ideally including the systems used at John Deere

  • 2 or more years of experience with heavy machinery dealer business practices, ideally including the operational practices followed at John Deere dealerships


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Management, Construction Management, Marketing, or an 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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