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John Deere Product Manager in Urbandale, Iowa

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. 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Product Manager - 78602

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

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

Your Responsibilities

As a Product Manager for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Urbandale, IA to lead the definition and delivery of the Customer Operator Experience for Application products. You will…

  • Leverage powerful on- machine automation and sensors combined with cloud- based information to provide machine operators intuitive information that helps them run better.

  • Define and communicate a vision, strategy and roadmap that solves customer pain points and creates long lasting value; work directly with customers and internal teams to deeply understand customer needs and market opportunities for the in-cab operator experience with Precision Ag displays and interfaces.

  • Translate customer needs into a product experience with specific product requirements and features; you will make the product come to life through written and verbal communication with capable engineering teams to build a great operator experience.

  • Use your agricultural domain experiences, business judgement and technical knowledge to inform an understanding of what is technically possible and strategically important to the business.

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of experience in precision ag software development

  • 3 or more years of experience in a technology Product Management role

  • Experience working with Precision Ag displays in nutrient/pesticide application product environments

  • A passion for agriculture and technology and its potential to enhance lives of farmers

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to take initiative to build strong and productive relationships

  • Experience working with agricultural customers and engineers with proven ability to rally a team to build great products

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working directly with Precision Ag displays used for production agriculture

  • Experience operating Precision Ag equipment and managing crop production systems such as tillage, seeding, application and harvest

  • Experience with software product development processes


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Engineering, Computer Science or similar field

    What You'll Get

    At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) 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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.