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Graduate Program

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Graduate Criteria

John Deere Limited in Australia is looking for bright, intelligent and forthright individuals who are keen to embrace new challenges in pursuit of a career with the leading agricultural brand in the world. Our graduate program is open to candidates in their final year of university studies in the following fields:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Agricultural Science
  • Business (any discipline)

We are seeking committed people with the following attributes:

  • Flexible
  • Organised
  • Willing to work hard to achieve our vision
  • Actively seek challenges
  • Well developed interpersonal skills
  • Previous work experience on a farm or in an agricultural based industry
  • Applicants with a GPA of five or higher will have the most opportunity of success during the selection process

Graduate Development

Graduate Development

Our Graduate Program runs for approximately twelve months. The positions will be based at our head office in Crestmead (Brisbane, Australia). During this period you will gain a thorough understanding of the company and its operations.

You will initially be assigned to one or two of the key areas in our business and will participate in relevant projects within that department. Throughout the program you will also rotate through each department in the John Deere organisation, gaining knowledge of each area’s role and how they integrate on a corporate level.


There may also be an opportunity to work in regional Australia and New Zealand alongside John Deere Territory or Customer Support Managers in direct contact with our dealers and customers. During the program you may also participate in an overseas assignment for training purposes, either in one of our factories or marketing branches.


The John Deere Graduate Program offers continual development to successful candidates with ongoing feedback and coaching. Exposure to a diverse professional team and a variety of experiences facilitated by ongoing training ensures our graduates expand upon their leadership and personal skills. Our company will provide and encourage growth opportunities with goal setting aligned to business objectives. At the completion of the training program, you will have gained extensive knowledge and experience to further facilitate their career.


Ongoing Employment and Development

The Graduate Program is designed to assist the candidate in the transition to a permanent position within John Deere. Further promotion is based on merit; taking into account your performance, tertiary qualifications and work experience, along with your main areas of interest, the level of motivation you demonstrate and your commitment to self-development.

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    There is significant opportunity to partake in different projects and initiatives to make a positive impact on the business.

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