Manager of Production & Precision Agriculture

Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
February 2, 2023
March 3, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
We are the Maritimes' only John Deere Dealership with 15 locations to serve you.

We are looking for a skilled, dedicated person to fill the position of Manager - Production & Precision Agriculture.

Location is flexible.

What is Precision Agriculture?

Precision Agriculture (Precision Ag) is a method of farming that uses technological innovations - including GPS guidance, drones, sensors, soil sampling and precision machinery - in order to grow crops more efficiently.

John Deere is the industry leader in providing farmers with the tools they need to monitor, manage, and maximize their farm operations. From machine performance to field management to data analysis, customers are always connected to their machines, operators, and technology. The cloud-based platform makes it possible to pull valuable agronomic data out of every operation.


Lead integrated solutions development and implementation for the entire organization including the execution of the John Deere Precision Ag strategy. Work closely with internal and external resources to identify customer and market needs in order to develop comprehensive services and solutions to address those needs.

  • Develops and drives the strategic direction in the development, execution, and delivery of Integrated Solutions
  • Provides leadership across the organization for Precision Ag products
  • Partners with service, parts, and sales management in the development and execution of services and solutions to identify and address customer needs
  • Identifies and secures elements required for delivering solutions, and manages the relationship with third party providers (Certified Crop Advisor, Ag Service Provider, etc.)
  • Sets goals and identifies precision farming products for mainstreaming throughout the dealership
  • Manages the adoption of new technology and product offerings
  • Identifies the scope, direction, and business model for offering consulting services
  • Develops and contributes integrated solutions elements of the dealership strategy, marketing, and employee and customer training plans
  • Ensures that stocking/inventory requirements for solutions enablement are met and act as a liaison with inventory managers as needed
  • May provide solutions-based business consulting services to customers (i.e. advising customers on optimizing performance, reducing costs, operation efficiencies, etc.)
Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization or equivalent in skills and experience
  • 5+ years' experience in an agriculture-related role
  • Dealership sales, service, training, or other related work experience preferred
  • Ability to operate with a solutions approach and identify existing/emerging customer needs
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Demonstrates leadership, organizational, management, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel to store locations and customers
  • Certified Crop Advisor certification or equivalent preferred
What We Offer:
  • Full-time employment
  • Opportunity for advancement within a progressive organization
  • Competitive compensation package which includes salary
  • Family health benefits
  • Company pension plan
  • Boot and tool allowance
  • We are now offering a personal finance training program through Enriched Academy for all our employees
Please apply today!

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