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John Deere Senior Administrative Assistant in Waterloo, Iowa

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.

Primary Location: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo

Function: Administrative / Clerical

Title: Senior Administrative Assistant - 55720

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Administrative Assistant at John Deere’s Product Engineering Center (PEC) in Waterloo, Iowa, you will perform a full range of administrative support duties of a confidential and challenging nature within Global Tractor Engineering including, but not limited to:

  • Planning and organizing the calendar for the Global Director, Tractor Platform Engineering.

  • Facilitating work flow through PEC Operations, handling administrative requests and assignments from and between other managers of the Global Tractor Engineering staff

  • Leading arrangements for travel including VISA and passport management

  • Serving as a central point of contact for general communications for the PEC operations

  • Coordinating with Deere and Company Administrative Assistants to arrange global meetings

  • Planning special events such as meetings, dinners, tours, etc

  • Collecting quarterly metrics, maintaining historical records and assisting in publishing reports

  • Preparing presentations for leadership and employee information meetings

  • Managing PEC service awards and retirement planning activities

  • Overseeing ownership and permissions for administrative groups, server locations and SharePoint sites

  • Numerous miscellaneous tasks related to daily operations

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Two or more years’ administrative assistant work experience

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work/network with many different people globally

  • Proven collaborative and people skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • SharePoint site development and administration

  • Meeting/group facilitation skills

  • Experience managing highly confidential material

  • Background in communications and proofreading

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Post high-school degree or equivalent work experience

No relocation benefits are available for this position.

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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.