John Deere Production Supervisor in Torreon, Mexico

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Title: Production Supervisor

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila (MX-COA) - Torreon

Function: Operations

John Deere touches every corner of the globe. Just as we work with people to grow better crops, we are looking for people to grow our business. We are committed to developing our employees to meet the needs of an ever-changing landscape. If you have the drive to succeed, we will keep you challenged. Continue developing your career in John Deere and watch your potential grow.

At John Deere, operations is directly responsible for producing equipment that helps feed and clothe people around the world. Here, our professionals have the opportunity to apply their technical and problem–solving skills and participate of product launches. In operations, change is a constant with the introduction of new products, the implementation of new technology and the recruitment of additional team members to keep pace with our continuing growth.

What you’ll do?

  • Comply with safety, environmental, compliance and quality standards on the production operations.

  • Support safety programs: STOP, SAMS and SERA.

  • Update evacuation list on weekly basis.

  • Report any safety incident that occurs and complete incident report.

  • Attend Material Review Board on daily basis.

  • To have a clear communication of priorities to operators.

  • Ensure start up checklist and TPM routines are properly executed.

  • Follow priorities in order to comply with delivery dates on product shipments.

  • Meet operational execution, linearity, productivity and scrap goals.

  • Comply with Electro Static Discharge standards.

  • Ensure No-fault forward policy.

  • Manage training program for operators (OJT).

  • Provide proper disposal of non-conforming materials.

  • Lead production and shipments daily meeting.

  • Solve issues and corrective actions in agile system, corresponding to production.

  • Support 5S and Continuous Improvement projects.

  • General knowledge of the products applications.

  • Create and share linearity and scrap report.

  • Follow up production dispatch list and meet less than 400 hours of delayed work orders (in red).

  • Maintain strong communication between shifts Complete stay interview with operation personnel on yearly basis.

  • Document disciplinary actions when needed.

  • Manage vacations of wage employees Support Limited Production Builds and Prototypes.

What it takes?

  • Effective communications skills

  • Supervising abilities

  • Leadership

  • English

  • Team Work Knowledge

  • Computer (Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Electronics engineering, Mechatronics engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience


  • Relevant Work Experience: Supervising groups Working on cross functional teams

  • Basic knowledge on Safety

  • Manufacturing

  • Work Instructions

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Six Sigma

  • PFMEA's

  • Exposure to other cultures

  • Volunteerism

  • Mexican Law Inventories and Warehouse (First In-First Out)

  • Root cause analysis methodologies

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 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.

Are you ready to support the land we live on?

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.