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Dealer Technology Manager

Company: John Deere & Company
Location: Olathe
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW. -John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. -Primary Location: United States (US) -- Kansas - -- Olathe - -
Function: Marketing / Sales
Title: Dealer Technology Manager -- -94454 -
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position
-Your Responsibilities -As a Dealer Technology Manager for -JD Olathe located in Olathe, KS, or East Moline, IL, you will: -

  • Develop and maintain a peer-to-peer relationship with strategic accounts personnel beginning with the dealer principal/owner and other senior staff members and key operational dealership employees. In addition, you will:
  • Direct all sales activities for strategic accounts and is accountable for ensuring that dealership goals for Information Technology (IT) optimization and unit/site goals for profitability and dealer satisfaction are achieved.
  • Enable dealers to become more effective and competitive through assessment of current business processes and systems, identification of opportunities for unit/site solutions, targeted training of dealer personnel to increase utilization, and optimization of current and future technology and system investments.
  • Contribute to annual business planning processes and leads long-term Information Technology strategy for the dealer.
  • Be accountable for an effective and efficient teamwork environment across both sales and operations that delivers service levels to meet customer satisfaction goals.
  • Be responsible for problem solving through diagnosis of dealer needs and creation of high-impact solutions that leverage multi-functional resources within and outside of unit/site.
  • Work with other divisions to execute channel strategies and ensure support and commitment to achieve desired results.
  • Be a contributor and resource for evaluation of new products, services and solutions which will keep unit/site on the leading edge of industry-specific applications designed to increase dealer performance. -VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position.What Skills You Need -
    • 3 or more years of experience with dealer business practices, ideally including the practices followed at John Deere dealerships
    • 3 or more years with knowledge and understanding of dealer facing systems
    • 2 or more years of computer systems knowledge, ideally including the systems used at John Deere
    • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 75%
    • 3 or more years of successful negotiating and selling skills and experience
    • 2 or more years of broad based business, sales and marketing skills and experience -What Makes You Stand Out -
      • Experience working with John Deere channel applications
      • Knowledge of dealer business systems and processes
      • Sales experience, preferably within a John Deere unit or division
      • Experience working in customer service or related customer-oriented environment
      • Experience selling directly to an end-user customer in a retail environment
      • Experience with Marketing, enterprise customer acquisition, and customer support processesEducation -Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following: -
        • Degree in Business/Management or Marketing discipline or equivalent experience - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)What You'll GetAt John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:
          • Flexible work arrangements
          • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
          • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
          • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
          • Adoption assistance
          • Employee Assistance Programs
          • Tuition assistance
          • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
          • Charitable contribution match
          • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use - -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. -The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control. - -ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination NoticeThe John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. -

Keywords: John Deere & Company, Olathe , Dealer Technology Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Olathe, Kansas

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