John Deere Product Manager (Planting) in Moline, Illinois
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Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois- Moline
Function: Marketing / Sales
Title: Product Manager (Planting)-89399
This position is eligible for a partial telework arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.
As a Product Manager for John Deere Production System Planter Product Family located in Moline, IL (technology and innovation center)you will lead the direction of the planter business and its future solutions by:
Leverage powerful insights and experiences to drive industry leading solutions by making them come to life through collaboration, experience, and teamwork.
Define and communicate a vision, strategy and roadmap that solves customer pain points and creates long lasting value
Work directly with customers and internal teams to deeply understand customer needs and market opportunities for the job of planting
Translate customer needs into a product experience with specific product requirements and features. You will make the product come to life through written and verbal communication with capable engineering teams to build a great customer experience
Use your agricultural experience, business judgement and technical knowledge to inform an understanding of what is physically and technically possible as well as what is strategically important to the business
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
Energetic relatable person with 5 or more years of experience in or around the job of planting.
3 or more years of experience in a Product Management role
Experience working with new innovations in crop production system environments
A passion for agriculture and technology and its potential to enhance lives of farmers
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to take initiative to build strong and productive relationships
Experience working with agricultural customers and engineers with proven ability to rally a team to build great products.
What Makes You Stand Out
Experience working directly with Planters and the job of planting
Experience leading a conversation and driving for results through uncertainty
Passion for leading change, delivering customer value, and driving for sustainable results
Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
- Undergraduate degree in agricultural related studies, engineering, or similar.
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
Employee Assistance Programs
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.
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