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John Deere Senior Aviation Scheduler in Moline, Illinois

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

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

Function: Operations

Title: Senior Aviation Scheduler - 77340

This position is eligible for a partial telework work schedule arrangement 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 Senior Aviation Scheduler for John Deere Aviation located in Milan, IL, you will….

  • Develop and analyze safe, efficient, and cost effective medium to high complexity domestic and international schedules including the assignment of high-value assets, flight crews, and coordination of charter flights to best meet the air transportation requirements of senior executives, board of directors, and other company employees and business guests in accordance with governmental regulations and departmental policies and procedures.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years working with flight scheduling software and/or knowledge or experience working with Global Corporate Flight Department, Airline Scheduler, or equivalent industry experience.

  • 2 or more years of experience and knowledge of domestic and international airport operations

  • Experience with accounts payable systems and processes and invoice reconciliation

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Attention to detail in accounting and communications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, etc.)

  • Experience communicating with all levels of employees

  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow

  • Ability to maintain confidential information

  • Able and willing to work after-hours on a rotating schedule

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience utilizing flight scheduling or commercial reservation software

  • Experience processing visas and passports

  • Ability to effectively communicate, in writing and verbally, with all levels of personnel

  • Experience in customer service or related customer-oriented environment

  • Licensed FAA Dispatcher

  • Willing to travel occasionally and hold or be eligible to hold a valid passport

  • AED/CPR certification


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

  • Bachelor's degree Business or Aviation Management or Travel Agent or FAA Licensed Dispatcher; or equivalent experience with corporate and/or commercial aviation

    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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.