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John Deere Administrative Assistant III in Johnston, 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.

Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Iowa - Johnston

Function: Administrative / Clerical

Title: Administrative Assistant III - 74158

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As an Administrative Assistant for John Deere Financial located in Johnston, IA, you will:

  • Schedule meetings, coordinate travel arrangements, and maintain appointment calendars on behalf of department managers or supervisors; may coordinate meeting amenities (i.e. refreshments, etc.).

  • Research, resolve and respond to inquiries/concerns from internal and/or external customers. Escalate complex issues for resolution as appropriate.

  • Gather, create, maintain and/or summarize potentially sensitive or confidential data from various sources in order to complete reports and special projects and/or provide timely information to various customers. Distribute information as appropriate to department members or internal/external customers.

  • Update and maintain databases, systems applications or files to ensure accurate and current information is available for use by others. May develop and maintain more complex web sites with the assistance of basic web-publishing software applications.

  • Receive and refer visitors and telephone callers within the department, which may require referring calls to different divisions, countries, or companies in multiple languages.

  • May organize/maintain records of supervisor's or others' projects and correspondence, following up on pending items; may facilitate/organize workflow through the supervisor's office, ensuring follow-up items are addressed.

  • May create and maintain sensitive department records; use data to prepare letters and memoranda at the direction of the supervisor or for supervisor's signature, and prepare documents for distribution.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Clerical expertise (examples: typing, collating, filing, stenography, etc.)

  • Helpful and assertive

  • Knowledge of how to operate standard office equipment (examples: photocopier, fax machine, telephone)

  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions

  • Knowledge of expense reporting and purchase orders, etc.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Great organization, communication and people skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of internal systems, i.e. SAP, John Deere Supply Network (JDSN), e- billing systems such as ONIT, travel management platforms such as CWT, etc.


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

  • College degree or 3 or more years of relevant 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.