John Deere has a long history of designing and manufacturing quality products around the world. The John Deere Technology Center in Pune, India is an addition to this long history and provides leading edge technologies, product designs, and innovative ideas to support the company's global business.
The new world-class facility offers opportunities for careers in technical areas, including Information Technology, Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Embedded Systems and Technical Authoring. The facility includes multiple functional organizations, with a focus on delivering the highest quality global shared services to John Deere business units worldwide.
The John Deere Technology Center - India (JD TCI) started in February 2005 in an incubation facility. Soon after, a new building started rising as Tower XIV of Cybercity in Magarpatta City. After moving into the building in mid - December 2005, the facility was inaugurated on January 11, 2006. Today JDTCI is a group of a high number of very skilled engineers supporting all John Deere products being produced at various factories across the globe.
Ranked as the 63rd best place to work in the country as per the Great Place to Work (GPTW) in 2016, JDTCI undoubtedly houses a highly engaged workforce always striving for organization excellence through technology advancements and positive employee experience.
Information technology is the heart of Deere's operations worldwide. The Information Technology department at the technology center supports all the Deere operations' applications development, sustenance engineering and customer support. Practice areas are very diverse, offering employees at the technology center ability to grow as the organization grows. The beginning practice areas are Java, SAP, database and COBOL, and they continue to expand to meet the expanding needs of the Deere Enterprise.
The department has a vision to expand the IT capabilities to provide competitive edge to John Deere. The mission is to build robust, scalable and globally aligned business processes and IT systems to deliver innovative frugal solutions to the business. This will be done by leveraging premier talent, highly engaged workforce to meet defined business objectives
Engineering services department at TCI has an impressive number of highly skilled & technically competent engineers providing expertise in the area of product and sub system designs, analysis and simulation, physical product validations, etc. Apart from this, Engineering services group holds responsibility of design and development of construction industry products targeting India & few other Asian country markets. The key competencies in focus at Engineering services are structural design, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, physical validation, hydraulics, engine & drivetrain design, electrical system engineering, cooling systems, etc.
Innovation, cost, quality and customer focus continue to be of prime significance at Engineering Services group while providing services in design and development of the John Deere products for worldwide markets. The group aspires to grow continuously in its value migration journey through development of new competencies and providing the latest technology solutions.
Manufacturing services is consistently delivering cost effective and innovative solutions in the area of Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering and Operations Engineering. The departments focus in the area of Virtual Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing is helping John Deere Enterprise to add the dimension of digital engineering in the portfolio. Data Analytics, Simulations, Predictive Engineering Solutions, Tools and Fixture Design, Operations engineering, Quality Engineering are the areas where our engineers are setting the benchmarks in industry. Exceptional responsiveness and the commitment to deliver best in class solutions have helped Manufacturing Services to achieve exceptional customer experience. Manufacturing Services is playing vital role in New Product Development, Process Development and Facility development. The Engineering talent is the considered as an asset that TCI leverages well for supporting JD business impacting people linked with the land. Manufacturing Services stays committed to Provide World Class Manufacturing Solutions to John Deere Enterprise
A large group electronic engineers at John Deere India Technology Center Pune, working on different technologies in the area of embedded systems to provide cutting edge embedded solutions to John Deere units worldwide. The group has various functional capabilities like software architecture design & development, Electronics hardware design, electrical system engineering, and embedded software product verification & validation (PV&V). Embedded software includes development for various complex systems such as close loop control systems, high end graphics user interface (GUI) displays and other control systems for off-high way vehicles like Harvesters, Sprayers, Tractors, Backhoe and so on. Software development is done with latest technology trends like model based software development (MBSD), AUTOSAR etc. Electrical system design includes designing of electrical system architecture for different vehicles. Electronic design includes hardware design of electronic controllers & electronic sensors. PV&V includes creating infrastructure for test automation for software in loop (SIL), model in loop (MIL) and hardware in loop (HIL). It includes developing product testing plans & carries out complete embedded software product verification & validation. – Electronic design group has expertise/experience of designing controllers, midlevel displays for various Deere product and offer end to end solutions. This Group is involved in entire life cycle of embedded system design.
Technical authoring is an essential part of the world class customer support John Deere provides worldwide. Technical Information Authoring Center (TIAC) at the John Deere Technology Center India is responsible for authoring Parts Catalogs of various JD Equipment manufactured in JD factories worldwide. This information is useful to dealers and users of John Deere equipment to optimize machine uptime. Technical repair manuals, Operator's manuals and Diagnostic manuals are also authored for some machines & Powertrains. TIAC internally supports systems, processes and standards for authoring by collaborating with IT team for development of systems used for information development & delivery. Striving to provide up-to-date information to Dealers & Customers worldwide by using cutting edge technologies.
Technical information development requires in-depth knowledge of complex machines. To develop this capability, TIAC uses various factory / training facilities for gaining hands on experience. In India, TIAC collaborates with India training center, engineering facilities & joint venture partner and leverages Virtual Reality lab for enriching knowledge of worldwide products.
Innovation is one of the four core values of John Deere. The Global Technology Innovation Network (GTIN) drives innovation throughout the enterprise with technology innovation centers located around the world.