John Deere IT Analyst in Torreon, Mexico

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Title: IT Analyst Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila (MX-COA) - Torreon Function: Information Technology

John Deere combines innovation and technology to produce exceptional equipment and services that delight our customers. We are a world leader in providing advanced products and services and are committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. We make John Deere a great place to work through an emphasis on work-life balance and a values-based culture that encourages professional development and community involvement.

As a global organization with vast technological resources, John Deere can offer IT professionals a virtual world of opportunity. Whether your interest is application development, infrastructure, architecture or project management, John Deere can offer you challenges regionally or globally, that will exceed your expectations.

What you’ll do?

*Off-site responsibility as the AMES Unit Coordinator for our Coffeyville, Kansas facility.

*Coordinate major database and infrastructure changes related to AMES.

*Assure AMES data integrity through the proper approval and manual updates requested by business partners and other IT groups (Server upgrades and Patching).

*Serve as liaison between AMES CoE (center of excellence) and Global SAP for AMES issues/projects related to AMES core functionalities.

*Manage the security access for application and OPC servers as well as ensure the proper configuration of the OPC, SCADA and Terminal server.

*Responsible for administration and Support for OPC Application Servers (Kepware).

*Act as AMES liaison for complex peripheral systems and devices interacting with AMES and OPC like ECU programmers, test cells, leak test, MAS Makino, AVL, Serial Plates, stamp marking for machining lines, etc.

*Execute AMES integrations into serialized factory devices and machining centers.

*Work closely with business partners and PLC designers to assure the proper integration aligned to IT guidelines.

*Develop and leverage project management skills on small to medium sized projects ensuring project plan, resource availability, and tasks are met while adhering to the approved system development methodology.

*Work with the Global IT Manufacturing Execution team in implementing new or upgrading existing instances for AMES and other critical shop floor applications at factories around the world.

*On call support to AMES issues affecting shop floor.

*Be part and participate actively on the AMES Forum leading by BPI group.

What it takes?

*Bachelor's degree in Information Technology.

*An excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a global team environment.

*Solid English language skills, both written and verbal.

*Business Process Knowledge of how AMES is implemented and supports the factory processes.

*Very good understanding of manufacturing areas (Assembly, Welding, Machining, etc.).

*Technical knowledge in SQL and MES Apps.

*Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

*Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management, infrastructure capabilities and constraints, and full life-cycle development.

*Experience with applications, computing and networking.

*Information technology experience and/or business experience.


*Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.

*Understanding of SAP Business Objects.

*The desire / ability to engage and foster team work in a global team environment.

*The ability to analyze rigorously.

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 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.

Are you ready to support the land we live on?

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.