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John Deere Production Supervisor in Springfield, Mississippi

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) - Missouri - Springfield

Function: Operations

Title: Production Supervisor - 79806

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Production Supervisor for John Deere Reman located in Springfield, Mo, you will….

  • Manage and monitor individual and department performance on safety, quality, delivery, and efficiency goals and take corrective action as needed

  • Foster a positive work environment through effective and clear communication practices.

  • Ensure that assigned personnel have appropriate training, work instructions and tools to successfully do their job

  • Determine work priorities based on the production schedule and make daily assignments including filling vacancies and assigning overtime to adhere to departure deadlines.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years’ experience with manufacturing operations

  • 2 or more years’ experience with wage employee policies, practices, procedures, and work rules

  • 2 or more years’ experience communicating across functions (such as: manufacturing engineering, operations, quality engineering, material flow, supply management and human resources)

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with both salary and wage personnel

  • Ability to have crucial conversations to improve work performance and adherence to company policies, procedures, and practices

  • Ability to be flexible to schedule depending on business needs

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams without having direct authority of the team members

  • Experience with pay plans (MVP), CI200, SAP and Excel

  • Cross-functional experience in areas of supply management, manufacturing engineering and quality engineering

  • Experience with capacity and manpower planning

  • Experience with electronics manufacturing


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology, Operations, Business / Management, or Supply Management

    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.