General Supervisor
John Deere - Valley City, ND

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Why John Deere
The John Deere Agricultural and Turf division touches every corner of the globe. If it’s green and growing, chances are John Deere has a hand in it. Our products provide complete solutions, whether it’s to nurture seeds into a bountiful crop, beautify our parks, carpet our golf courses or taking care of the lawns and gardens that surround our homes. Join John Deere--a proven business leader--and watch your potential grow.

At John Deere, operations is directly responsible for producing equipment that helps feed and clothe people around the world. Here, production supervisors have the opportunity to apply their team–building and problem–solving skills, coordinate product launches and serve as liaisons between union and salaried workers. In operations, change is a constant with the introduction of new products, the implementation of new technology and the recruitment of additional team members to keep pace with our continuing growth.

What You'll Do
John Deere Seeding Group in Valley City, ND is seeking a General Supervisor to support all 2nd Shift production activities for the Seeding Valley City factory. In addition, you will:
  • Communicate work instructions, and provide training, coaching and development for up to 8 full-time and contingent second shift supervisors and their assigned responsibilities to support production requirements of direct and indirect labor.
  • Manage Safety, Quality, Delivery and Efficiency metrics.
What It Takes

We need an excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business discipline, or equivalent experience. In addition, we require:
  • 5-8 years of manufacturing/operations experience.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Job instruction and training skills.
  • Strategic planning skills.
  • Communication skills.
A strong candidate will also have:
  • Manufacturing engineering skills.
  • Factory automation skills.
  • Paint maintenance skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Maintenance management skills.
  • Factory master planning experience.
  • Welding and assembly experience.
  • SAP knowledge.
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 to find out more about our Total Rewards Package .

Can you imagine the challenge of a lifetime and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?

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.

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