Industry 4.0 Lead

Company: John Deere
Location: Moline, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2021


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 unpreceden...


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. Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois - Moline, IL Function: Manufacturing EngineeringTitle: Industry 4.0 Lead- 70384 Opportunity Looking for strong communicator, visionary, and innovator to be the face of Industry 4.0 for John Deere. This position will work with external partnerships to identify emerging technologies in the manufacturing space, set the vision and key technology building blocks for the factory of the future, and lead key communications both internal and external. Responsibilities External relationships/prospecting - develop strong relationships with suppliers/consortiums, universities to place bets on innovations that will pay off for mfg at Deere & stay abreast of current and emerging trends, unique opportunities and challenges of the industry and manufacturing Would consult/bring their experience to guide team on roadmap/agile/innovation process Face of I4.0 (ex: 5G interviews) as expert in field Lead on setting vision for Factory of the Future and key technology building blocks Leverage global team for advancements - understand strategic advantage of each region Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Required Qualifications 3+ years' experience in Industry 4.0 implementation in manufacturing, consulting in I4.0, or business development Strong communicator - Communicate as a consultant that is able to speak to C-Suite executives about the benefits of I4.0 and how it unlocks new value for their organization and communicate to the technical teams as an engineer and help guide them through the process of adopting I4.0/IIoT technologies into their factory operations; persuasive Proven ability to scout new technologies and carry through to implementation Preferred Qualifications Technically sound in a few of these areas: Automation, telecommunications, 5G, blockchain, IOT, digital twin, AI - rich technical expertise & experience implementing Industry 4.0 technologies - both on IT as well as OT Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field Advanced degree in business Experience in manufacturing 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 hereto 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. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Consulting, Business Development, Technology, Engineering, Sales

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