Digital Process Lead (Moline, IL & Chicago, IL - Hybrid or Remote)

Date: Jun 4, 2023

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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.


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

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


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  - Moline  
Function: Data & Analytics (CA)
Title: Digital Process Lead (Moline, IL & Chicago, IL - Hybrid or Remote) - 96451
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position


Your Responsibilities

As a Digital Process Lead for the Enterprise Aftermarket Data & Analytics Team located in Moline, IL or Chicago, IL, you will be part of a growing organization focused on managing aftermarket data assets. Specifically, you will be the Equipment Lifecycle Integration of Parts and Service (ELIPS) Process Expert who is focused on global growth, dynamic data quality strategy, and integration with global Dealer Business Systems. Our team’s matured enterprise data products have been key enablers of tangible, high-value business solutions and many opportunities lie ahead.



  • Serve as the ELIPS Digital Process Lead, focusing on global expansion and data quality. Additionally, this position will provide business direction and coordination amongst internal and external dealer business system teams to ensure data continuity.
  • Formulate a streamlined dealer onboarding strategy, putting the ability in the hands of the data providers to ensure their data meets key metrics.
  • Ability to understand key Aftermarket datasets by serving as the subject matter expert. Datasets are not limited to but may include ELIPS, Warranty, and other digital assets. 
  • Serve as the Aftermarket lead for the Enterprise Data Governance and Data Quality strategies.
  • Directly assist Product Owners on the team in decomposing work, leading our adjacent scrum teams in project discovery, and ideating on technical strategies.
  • Create SQL, R, or Python code using software environments such as Databricks to extract, merge and/or aggregate data from multiple sources that create proof-of-concepts that serve as an intake to the IT Data Product refinement process.
  • Prospect and analyze new Aftermarket datasets from existing data locations and external sources that support analytics and reporting.

    VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • 4+ years of experience with SQL
  • 4+ years of experience validating, cleaning, and manipulating data from relational databases
  • 3+ years of experience with Python or R 
  • 3+ years of experience understanding business requirements through requirements gathering with end users in the business
  • 3+ years of identifying opportunities for embedding enterprise toolsets within an organization to increase efficiency and discovering new ways of accomplishing tasks
  • 3+ years of experience communicating complex, technical information to a non-technical audience
  • 3+ years of experience of driving change proactively and influencing without authority

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • Prior use or understanding of Aftermarket and/or Dealer datasets
  • Experience developing a Data Quality strategy and/or ensuring the health/well-being of widely used datasets
  • Experience working with a Data Lake environment
  • Experience working with external-facing digital solutions
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau or PowerBI
  • Experience with ML platforms and/or ML lifecycle management


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

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent 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 Benefit Pension)
  • 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.



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