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John Deere Instructor Technology in Davenport, Iowa

There are over 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! 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Davenport

Function: Marketing / Sales

Title: Instructor Technology - 105259

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Instructor Technology for Construction Equipment Company located in Davenport, IA you will...

  • Assist in the development technology training and information content on future technology solutions.

  • Deliver training content to dealers, Deere employees and customers.

  • Provide market needs and competitive intelligence to product marketing team.

  • Evaluate and provide feedback on new technology solutions.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Understanding and ability to operate precision measurement systems such as GPS, 3D modeling of topographical mapping / survey systems, grade control systems, and the ability to setup base stations and rovers

  • Ability to explain how to install, inspect, maintain, diagnose, grade control, and machine technology systems

  • Understanding of customer applications that involve grade control technology

  • Knowledge of Precision Construction suite of tools including JDLink telematics and SmartGrade integrated grade control technology and Payload weighing

  • Strong verbal presentation and written skills

  • Candidate must be a strong self-starter who can work independently

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of John Deere dealer channel

  • Knowledge of construction products, customers, markets and competitors

  • Surveying experience and/or experience working with Topcon and/or Trimble offboard equipment

  • Construction equipment operation experience

  • Knowledge of Learning and Development (ADDIE) process including areas such as instructional skills, presentation skills, needs assessments, adult learning theory, curriculum development, and other such related knowledge and skills


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

  • Bachelor's degree in a Technical, Engineering, Construction Management, Marketing, Information Technology discipline and/or equivalent work experience

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.