Parts Technical Support Specialist job

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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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois- Milan

Function: Customer & Product Support

Title: Parts Technical Support Specialist

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

This position is eligible for a flexible or telework work schedule 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 Parts Technical Support Specialist for John Deere in the North American Parts Distribution Center (NA-PDC) located in Milan, IL you will assist channel partner/field teams with complex issues related to service parts. In addition, you will:

  • Coach and advise channel partners to enable them to use all available tools and resources to resolve technical part problems

  • Interface with NA-PDC and other Regional Distribution Centers on issues related to service parts

  • Process improvements related to case/content volume and responsiveness

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following systems: mechanical, hydraulic, electrical

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications

  • Demonstrated skills in developing, managing, and communicating information in a clear and organized fashion

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Understanding of activities, their sequence and measurement, and the ability to facilitate implementation of process and participate in process

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Customer support experience with customer interaction regarding products, parts, and services

  • Field experience with regular customer contact, knowledge of dealer/distribution network, limited geographic area of responsibility, and broad product knowledge

  • Experience external to John Deere within similar industries and disciplines


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

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Marketing, or equivalent discipline

What You'll Get

At 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

    Click Here ( 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 extend 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 Notice

    The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and 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.

This job was posted on Fri Aug 26 2022 and expired on Fri Sep 02 2022.
Minimum $26K/yr
$35K/yr Average
Maximum $42K/yr


  • Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.
  • Oversee the daily performance of computer systems.
  • Read technical manuals, confer with users, or conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support.
  • Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software.
  • Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software.
  • Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.
  • Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.
  • Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
  • Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.
  • Prepare evaluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades.
  • Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
  • Modify and customize commercial programs for internal needs.
  • Inspect equipment and read order sheets to prepare for delivery to users.
  • Conduct office automation feasibility studies, including workflow analysis, space design, or cost comparison analysis.
  • Read trade magazines and technical manuals, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of hardware and software.
  • Hire, supervise, and direct workers engaged in special project work, problem solving, monitoring, and installing data communication equipment and software.


  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.


  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Telecommunications - Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Performance Bonus
  • Employee Discount
  • 401K Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Programs
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance

John Deere


John Deere is a world leader in providing advanced products, technology and services for customers engaged in agriculture and construction and help them to meet the world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure. This family-oriented company practices its founder's core values of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation. The leaping deer trademark of the company is a symbol of quality and is the longest continuously used corporate logo of any Fortune 500 company. John Deere is selective in choosing suppliers and dealers wherein these suppliers and dealers must support John Deere core values: integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation to get benefitted from a relationship with John Deere. Since its foundation in 1837, John Deere has delivered products and services to support those linked to the land such as Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Turf Care, Golf, and Technology. Headquarters at Moline, IL, John Deere deploys more than 10000 employees who continuously work towards company’s value and commitment.

Company - Public




Over $10B


Milan, IL, 61264and others


Machinery / Equipment / Supplies Wholesalers




Samuel Allen


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