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Bilingual Technical Training Instructor

Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Grimsby, Ontario, CA, L3M 4H5

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design, and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns and megacities. And we live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Title: Bilingual Instructor - 91347
Primary Location: Canada (CA) - Ontario  - Grimsby   
Function: Marketing / Sales 
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position


Candidates applying for this position must have the proper work authorization to work in Canada to be considered for this position.  Canada visa sponsorship is not available for this role.


Your Responsibilities


As a Bilingual Technical Training Instructor for John Deere Agriculture and Turf Training Center located in Grimsby, ON, you will develop and deliver various Agriculture and Turf training programs to dealers, company employees, and customers. Training programs include, but are not limited to products, services, and/or professional skills with heavy emphasis on product features, applications, and product system technologies. Training is primarily delivered in person and may also include distance and online learning. In addition, you will:


  • Take the lead role in the delivery of training and mentors less-experienced instructors
  • Take the lead role to develop/adapt content and training materials and activities for classes
  • Construct and maintain training aids, simulators and classroom exercises
  • Research training topics to increase subject matter expertise
  • Utilize knowledge of training to promote training products, systems, and materials
  • Be responsible for classroom/training event administration (acquiring roster, taking enrollment, completing exit evaluations) and communicating results to appropriate personnel or system
  • Work with field managers and dealers to establish needs


What Skills You Need

  • Bilingual communication skills (French/English)
  • Strong mechanical skills with relevant farm machinery knowledge and experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Effective writing skills
  • Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions
  • Valid driver's license
  • Willingness to travel (up to 50%) within Canada and the US to meet business needs
  • Willingness to relocate for future career opportunities


What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of learning and development process including instructional skills, presentation skills, needs assessments, adult learning theory, curriculum development
  • Previous experience or knowledge of dealers and other channels
  • Marketing and/or product support experience
  • Strong presentation skills via multi-media methods
  • An understanding of GPS Technology and its application in the agricultural field




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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Agriculture or a related field


In accordance with the John Deere Accommodation Policy, reasonable accommodation of any of these qualifications may be considered. An equal opportunity employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties 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.  


Relocation assistance may be provided in some instances as determined by the terms and conditions of the Company’s Relocation Policy.


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