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Working at John Deere

At John Deere, over 57,000 people have taken the leap. The leap to achievement. The leap to learning. The leap to high-performance teamwork. The leap to being valued as a contributor, an employee, a person. These are John Deere employees who, today, help develop, produce, market and support quality machinery and services worldwide. They understand and embrace the core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation. Furthermore, they are recognised and rewarded for their contributions.

Financial Management

The primary purpose of John Deere Bank is to offer John Deere Financial financing solutions that supports the sale of John Deere equipment in Europe. With that goal, we recognise the vital role financial management plays in our success. We rely on our team's financial expertise, knowledge, and counsel. As a member of that team, you can successfully apply your talents, skills and abilities to develop and execute solutions for a host of business challenges. John Deere has a proven track record for grooming financial management team members for higher management levels – including executive leadership. Areas of opportunity include general accounting, technical accounting, regulatory reporting, management reporting, forecasting, taxes, business development, financial counseling and new applicable regulations or accounting rules tracking.

Information Technology

Like any company, John Deere thrives on innovative, effective and efficient information technology. We've built an incredible number of technological resources. The IT department at John Deere Bank delivers and supports IT infrastructure and applications for the bank here in Luxembourg and for our operations around Europe. Our IT department is split between our Luxembourg office and our branch in Gloucester, UK. IT positions include: IT and business project managers, IT developers, business analysts and infrastructure resources. These roles are supported and complemented by global John Deere IT teams. This is a perfect fit for the information technology professional who is a forward-thinking problem solver.

Legal & Compliance

If you choose to enter our Global Law Services organisation, you'll provide key legal resources for the John Deere enterprise. Including, of course, representation for the company regarding various products and services in our domestic and global markets. Your opportunities may include Human Resources, Compliance, Patent, Trademark, Corporate Securities, and Product Liability. No matter what the topic, our legal team stands strong for the Company and makes sure John Deere continues to operate with integrity.

European Treasury Centre

The European Treasury Centre in Luxembourg is the only external treasury department outside of the U.S. headquarters. The aim of the Treasury Centre is to optimise the use of cash worldwide and minimise risks and costs through centralised processing. Another objective is to provide efficient treasury services through using common bank products and developing common interfaces for payment, collection and reconciliation, acting as the liaison with our banking partners. Centralised investing and funding is also supported.

Operations & Credit

Why do farmers choose John Deere Financial to finance their equipment? At John Deere Financial our sole purpose is helping our customers invest in future business success by employing the world-class reliability and productivity of John Deere products. Financing can be tailored to the individual’s cash flow needs by providing our customers a full range of John Deere equipment financing – including loans and leases. Retail credit is simply a great place to work. Here, your ideas, your experience, and your values are key to helping us meet our customers’ needs, today – and tomorrow.

Wholesale Credit

John Deere relies on a network of highly-trained, professional and independent dealers to deliver a unique John Deere experience to our mutual customers. John Deere Financial takes care of our dealer network’s financing needs to support the sale of John Deere equipment while prudently managing company risk. With a geographic footprint across Europe, wholesale credit offers a host of opportunities for globally-minded trade finance professionals. From analyses of individual dealers’ financial strength to collaboration with our equipment division, we focus on extending and improving our dealer network. With those efforts we are developing talent that has future opportunities within the broader John Deere organisation.

Human Resources

As a leader in processes and applications, John Deere offers various roles for HR professionals. You will find opportunities for a HR generalist with a broad scope of activities such as international HR, compensation and benefits, training and development, and labour relations.

Marketing & Sales

At John Deere Financial, we’ve been financing equipment for almost as long as we’ve been building it. We understand the needs of our customers. We know the equipment, how it’s used, and what it means to our customers operation and their livelihood. So, who better to trust for delivering the right financing solutions than the company whose name is on it in the first place? If you are passionate about offering the highest level of customer service, building long lasting relationships and John Deere products then John Deere Financial has a variety of opportunities for professionals in marketing and sales, including Marketing Representative, Business Development Manager, Marketing Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Country Sales Manager and Area Sales Manager.

Risk Management

Risk Management is an independent function with the objective to identify and manage the risk associated with the services and activities related to the bank including Credit and Concentration Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk and Liquidity Risk. The Risk Management function at John Deere Financial provides transparency to the underlying factors of risk within our portfolios and informs the Bank’s General Management and the Bank’s Board of Directors of significant issues on a proactive basis.

Internal Audit

The Internal Audit Department provides independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve operations, and provide the Board of Directors and Senior Management of the Company reasonable assurance that the Company’s internal controls are adequately designed and operating effectively. It helps the Company achieve its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes.

Markwart von Pentz, President Agriculture & Turf, Europe & Asia

Markwart von Pentz

A company‚Äôs culture depends on the diversity of its people and different ways of thinking. This is how meaningful innovation takes place. Diversity plays an especially important role at John Deere, a global organisation. We want to involve everyone. One person alone can have a good idea, but together we will find the best solution. This is one reason why the development of women within the company is especially important to the management team.

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