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Ag Development Program Representative

Date: Feb 3, 2023

Location: Grimsby, Ontario, CA

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: Ag Development Program Representative - 92352
Primary Location: Canadá (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

This role is a part of John Deere's early development program designed to incorporate equipment, John Deere systems & processes and marketing knowledge through small project assignments to develop the incumbent.   The incumbent will also learn sales and marketing processes, factory product support, distribution, and related teams. This role provides a foundation of knowledge about our business, and prepares the individual for future progressive roles in the Company. Individuals can expect to remain in this role from 12 to 18 months (although this time frame may vary). Subsequent roles could be located in various locations across Canada, and as such, the incumbent should be prepared to relocate for future positions.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 to 3 years of agricultural industry experience in any field
  • Understanding of farming trends associated with agriculture in Canada
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and/or tasks
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75%
  • Ability to relocate for this position, as well as future opportunities
  • Valid driver's license

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Agriculture field experience with regular customer interaction
  • Agricultural financials
  • Knowledge of Ag equipment, products, customers
  • Bilingual communication skills (English/French)
  • Knowledge of dealer/distribution network


Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's university degree or equivalent college education with related work experience in

  • Agriculture, Business, Marketing 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.


This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

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.  

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