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Bachelor/Master Thesis - Viticulture Grape Yield Documentation based on Precision Ag Technology

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Kaiserslautern, Rhineland Palatinate, DE, 67657

Company: John Deere

Welcome to John Deere, the leading innovator of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 70,000 employees worldwide, we develop and produce connected and technologically advanced machines with a total sales of $35,5 billion. By joining us you grow individually and become a key contributor in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.


The European Technology Innovation Center (ETIC) of John Deere is part of a global R&D network in Kaiserslautern. Its focus is on the research on and development of future trends and technologies in the area of mobile agricultural and construction machines in close collaboration with diverse research institutes.


The European Technology Innovation Center is looking for smart and creative talents who want to write a Bachelor/Master Thesis with the starting date in July/ August in the area of


Viticulture Grape Yield Documentation based on Precision Ag Technology


You can look forward to these tasks:


  • Familiarization with existing solutions (yield documentation & operations center)
  • Close cooperation with the customer and the dealer
  • Work scheduling using the JD Operations Center
  • Support the driver with the system operation on site during the grape harvest
  • Monitoring and ensuring data collection
  • Evaluation of the recorded data (completeness, accuracy, etc.)
  • Creation of concepts and solutions for data use (“Production System Grapes”)
  • Recording of additional requirements for further solutions (sugar content measurement, etc.)
  • Market and literature research of existing systems
  • Documentation of the work
  • Presentation of the results


The skills you need:


  • Student (f/m/d) in the field of viticulture & oenology, agricultural technology, mechatronics, automation technology, or a comparable course of study as part of a university degree with current enrollment
  • Experience in viticulture / oenology
  • Experience in the field of ​​PC application
  • Good basic technical understanding
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written German and English is an advantage
  • Agricultural experience is an advantage
  • Driving license class B is required


John Deere offers students (f/m/d):


  • international working environment
  • creative freedom in the implementation of projects
  • a 35h week
  • an appropriate salary


Would you like to discover the many facets of one of the world's most successful agricultural machinery manufacturers and gain an insight into its organization and processes?


We are looking forward to receiving your online application with complete documents as an attachment:


  • Examination and study regulations or internship regulations from which it emerges that the internship is a compulsory internship (if applicable)
  • Specification of the period (according to study regulations)
  • Resume
  • Current transcript of records
  • relevant certificates


We wish you every success with your application!

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