Great Places to Work: John Deere

Written by: Brady Drake

About John Deere

For 185 years John Deere has led the way in developing innovative solutions to help customers become more productive. Their team of more than 75,000 global employees uses their creativity each day to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.

John Deere produces intelligent, connected machines and applications that are helping revolutionize the agriculture and construction industries, and enable life to leap forward. Their technology-driven efforts are guided by a single, overarching goal—unlocking customer economic and sustainable value.

Did you Know?
John Deere’s See & SprayTM technology, containing components built in Fargo, is so precise that it can recognize the difference between plants, even in conditions that would challenge the human eye.


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What is it like to start working at your company?

At John Deere, we conduct business essential to life. Running for the people who trust us and the planet that sustains us, we are inspired by our higher purpose every day. When you join our team, you will be embedded within a small team where you will work towards goals focused on creating intelligent, ruggedized solutions. We are a process-driven organization, and use recorded trainings, live training sessions and mentoring to develop your understanding of our products, process and tools.

What makes John Deere a great place to work?

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. Our success depends on the success of our people. Guided by our core values of Integrity, Quality, Commitment and Innovation, employees are working to solve complex problems by creating cutting-edge technology.

What are you working on next for your culture?

We get to work on and solve really hard problems that have a critical impact on the world. Because we do complex, technical work, we are constantly evolving and transforming. For example: we are transforming our environment for flexibility and in-the-moment collaboration where innovation grows naturally. We’re always evolving because, at John Deere, hybrid and flexible work schedules are here to stay.

What are you looking for in employees?

Our employees are wildly curious. They embrace experimentation, thrive on understanding the complexities of our customers’ businesses and are always looking for ways to make their lives better. Most importantly, they possess a real passion for making their impact in the world with the expertise they bring to each team. We are all about meaningful, purpose-driven technology, does this sound like the place for you?

Always Hiring for

  • Hardware Engineers
  • Power Electronics and
  • Control Systems Engineers
  • Embedded Software Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Production Assemblers

Contact John Deere

4101 19th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102

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Brady is the Editorial Director at Spotlight Media in Fargo, ND.