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John Deere Software Engineer, MES Exec of Ops, AUC 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: Software Engineer, MES Exec of Ops, AUC

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

Function: Information Technology

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • AMES Unit Coordinator (AUC) Role for JDPS Units.

  • Local, Remote and/or Backup (Torreon; Coffeyville, Waterloo, Pune and Rosario).

  • Serve as liaison between Global IT MES Manufacturing Engineering Teams and other IT groups for AMES issues/projects related to AMES core functionalities.

  • Act as AMES liaison for complex peripheral systems and devices interacting with MES and OPC such as ECU programmers, test cells, leak test, machining centers, engravers (serial plates), stamp marking, etc.

  • Be part and participate actively on the AMES Forums and groups led by Digital Product Owners.

What Skills You Need:

  • Excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a global Team environment.

  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.

  • Business Process Knowledge of how MES is implemented and supports the factory processes.

  • Knowledge and understanding of shop floor functionality and technologies.

  • Technical Knowledge in SQL and Mfg Apps Architecture.

  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

  • Information technology experience and/or Business experience.

  • Software development and analysis skills, software architecture and testing frameworks.

  • Relational Databases & SQL.

  • Solid English language skills, spoken, written and verbal.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Knowledge of major applications for Shop Floor (MES, Planning, Nesting or Controler Programming)

  • Desire / ability to engage and foster teamwork in a global team environment.

  • Ability to analyze rigorously

  • Git, Jenkins, TDD

  • REACT, Java Script, Phyton

  • Cloud: AWS or Azure

  • Containers

  • Basis, ActiveControl

  • Agile


Software Development bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

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.