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John Deere Overview

Website www.deere.com
Headquarters Moline, IL
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 1837
Type Company - Public (DE)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, its services. Change always comes with opportunity. And Deere has always been ready and willing to embrace it. Yet, through it all, John Deere is still dedicated to those who are ... More

Mission: We are committed to serving those linked to the land, thereby helping to improve living standards for people everywhere.

John Deere – Why Work For Us?

By 2050 the planet will be shared by another 2 billion people. Building technology to help feed, clothe and shelter the world is what we're all about at John Deere.

A career at John Deere offers more than just compensation and benefits. It's about the overall John Deere experience and the sense of pride that comes from doing meaningful work toward a higher purpose . If you believe one person can make a difference, explore job opportunities at John Deere, RIGHT NOW.


For Generations to come

Our company has thrived for generations by focusing on helping our customers deliver vital resources for generations to come. By 2050 there will be another 2 billion mouths to feed on this planet. And our job is to equip the world's resource providers with the best technology and support available. Innovative solutions to feed, clothe, shelter and care for our growing world. Now, and for generations.


John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG)

Want to use your technical skills to design solutions that help feed, clothe and shelter the world? John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) is hiring embedded software, controls, robotics and systems engineers. If you enjoy using Agile project methods and you thrive as part of a team, explore the career opportunities available at ISG... RIGHT NOW.

John Deere Electronic Solutions 

John Deere Electronic Solutions is a design and manufacturing leader in ruggedized electronic solutions for hard working machines.

As a supporting business of John Deere, John Deere Electronic Solutions strengthens and further differentiates Deere's global business and focuses on activities critical to the enterprise's success. JDES serves the enterprise by developing and/or partnering for solutions that provide reliable and rugged electronic components and systems that function under the most extreme conditions. These components and systems provide differentiating advanced technologies for Deere equipment, which increase our end customers' productivity.

To enhance innovation, expertise and competitiveness, JDES also provides Phoenix branded custom and off-the-shelf electronics and power electronics for original equipment manufacturers worldwide.

John Deere Waterloo Operations 

Right now, seven billion people share this planet. And by 2050 there will be two billion more. Building the technology to feed, clothe and shelter them is what we're all about at John Deere. Take our John Deere Waterloo Operations for example. It encompasses six locations with nearly six million square feet of manufacturing floor space. Its more than 6,000 employees create and build quality products designed to help the lives of your family and families worldwide for generations to come. If you're looking for the career of a lifetime, look at the opportunities available at John Deere Waterloo Operations... RIGHT NOW.

John Deere Harvester Works

The world's population will reach more than 9 billion people by 2050 which means there has never been a better time to join John Deere. Our company is investing in the future like never before. Here, RIGHT NOW, we're building equipment to ensure the world's producers meet the growing demand for food. But we need your help!

Dedicated. Tough. Innovative. That's what John Deere Harvester Works is looking for in an employee. Do you have what it takes? Opportunities are available RIGHT NOW- check them out here.

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    Current Employee - IT Part Time Student in Champaign, IL
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    - Good, structured work environment - Well established, Fortune 250 business - Agriculture is never going out of business - Knows how to take care of employees


    - Can have an antiquated hierarchy - Things from the top can take a long time to get the bottom - A bit boring to work for a company that specializes in making tractors

    Advice to Management

    - Have a modern approach to new employees - Focus on employee immersion not just familiarity with the current systems - Offer more opportunities for personal growth and professional development.

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    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at John Deere.


    Talked with John Deere reps at college career fair, received a call that night to schedule an on campus interview. Interview is mostly situation based questions. They are know for being tough interviews and slightly impersonal. Ask my interviewer what he liked most about John Deere, I was told being smarter than everyone else.

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  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Top Companies for Leaders, AON Hewitt, 2014
  • World's Most Ethical Companies (Industrial Manufacturing), Ethisphere Institute, 2014
  • Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • Best Global Brands, Interbrand, 2014
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