Construction & Forestry Field Representative Program

Date: Jun 4, 2023

Location: Moline, IL, US, 61265

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) 
Function: Marketing / Sales
Title: Construction & Forestry Field Representative Program - 96652 


The Marketing Field Representative Development Program prepares new employees for a career of significant roles in John Deere's Equipment divisions.  Through three rotational assignments over a 15-18 month period, marketing reps develop company, product and customer knowledge.  Varied work assignments include experience with John Deere’s product lines, sales and marketing,  customer support activities, and the independent dealer organization.  These rotations prepare employees for full-time positions in marketing & sales and/or customer & product support.


Professional marketing and project management assignments develop an understanding of sales, marketing, distribution and product support processes.  Assignments also provide learning and experience with John Deere products and the competition. Key experiences and job duties will vary but may include:


  • Fulfill a variety of developmental assignments to gain unit and field experience.
  • Participate in, develop, and deliver dealer and company personnel training on new products, processes (sales/marketing), promotions, systems, and technology.
  • Develop and implement defined marketing and sales strategies, such as tactical marketing plans and go-to-market plans for dealer implementation.
  • Interface with sales regions, platform marketing, and the dealer organization to provide information and data to improve processes related to tactical marketing, sales, and dealer and customer experience.
  • Refine and implement marketing and sales strategies to enable and support the use of technology to improve and support dealer and customer processes.
  • Travel with selected field managers to gain experience with the dealer channel for marketing, sales and service.
  • Lead factory Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) projects enabling dealers to provide resolutions to product concerns and assist dealers in offering distinctive customer experience.
  • Address product performance issues or product problem resolution through activities such as performing quality audits, early detection problem resolution (EDPR) visits, and evaluating failures per machine (FPM) to assist in maximizing customer uptime.
  • Develop and implement defined support strategies, such as go-to-market support plans, to provide a consistent John Deere experience across all platforms, dealers, and regions.


What You Need

  • Completed Bachelors or Masters/MBA, Industrial Technology, Marketing,  Business, Mechanical / Agricultural / General Engineering, Construction Management or other related degrees
  • Desired cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 required
  • Willing to travel up to 50%
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to rent a car
  • Intermediate proficiency using standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Willing to relocate to any John Deere location in the U.S. during the rotational program and for full-time position.


Work Statement:  US Visa sponsorship is not 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 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
  • Savings & retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits
  • 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


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.


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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