John Deere Dealer Operations Sales Engineer

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: East Moline, Illinois, US, 61244

Company: John Deere

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) - Illinois  - East Moline  
Function: Marketing / Sales
Title: John Deere Dealer Operations Sales Engineer - 105621
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position






This position may be located in East Moline, IL or Olathe, KS per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency

Your Responsibilities


As a John Deere Dealer Operations(JDDO) - Sales Engineer for John Deere Information Systems (John Deere Sales & Marketing Operations – JDSMO) located in East Moline, IL or Olathe, KS you will...


  • Learn, understand, and strive for expertise on the JDSMO Product to create awareness, facilitate understanding, drive sales and adoption through demonstrations of the solution
  • Establish and maintain effective dealer relationships by understanding their unique needs to demonstrate value and efficiencies within the overall JDDO program and specifically with JDSMO
  • Develops and implements targeted marketing and sales initiatives
  • Manages after sale support activities, to ensure success and maintain dealer relationships
  • Initiates activities/events to facilitate dealer relationships that forge a long-term dealer alliance
  • Conduct discovery conversations with dealer, to position our solution to meet dealer’s business needs.
  • Conduct live product demonstrations
  • Be willing to travel within the US & Canada up to 75% of time for sales, events, and demonstration activities  


VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Knowledge of Sales and Marketing processes in a dealer environment
  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of products and services offered by the appropriate area of responsibility
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and/or tasks
  • Successful negotiating and selling skills
  • Demonstrated sales and marketing skills
  • Ability to understand software products and the purpose and goals they drive
  • Be willing to travel within the US & Canada up to 75% of time for sales, events, and demonstration activities  

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Marketing
  • Previous examples of promoting and demonstrating a software product to an audience/stakeholder to gain alignment and/or adoption of that product
  • Previous Sales & CRM Experience
  • Previous Microsoft Sales/CRM experience
  • Past Equipment Dealer sales or sales process experience



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business/Management or Marketing/Sales discipline or equivalent related 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


Follow this link to learn 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.


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.



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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.


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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