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John Deere | SHPE

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John Deere supports the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' mission, vision, and values are deeply ingrained as a framework that guides all of our actions; they serve as our cultural cornerstones and purpose

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What keeps you coming to work every day?

"Knowing that I belong to a team that has a culture of helping each other ... I love the passion that my team shows every day to ensure our customers experience the best products in the world."

- Miriam Ohrt, Global Commodity Quality Manager
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How has SHPE made an impact on you?

"SHPE has helped me grow my support network at John Deere and helped me feel more at home (being more than 1,000 miles away). I also appreciate that this organization has provided me resources to help me grow as a leader."

- Mery Arce, Field Representative
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John Deere Values Diversity & Inclusion

Marc Howze, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, explains how diversity and inclusion in the workplace helps us be more creative, innovative, and achieve better business results.

Featured Employee Testimonial Videos

Joshua, a current quality engineer at John Deere Waterloo Works, shares his experience with being recruited at an event with National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the meaningful connection with being a John Deere employee.

Meet I-sha: An enthusiastic Product Verification & Validation Engineer at John Deere who shares her experiences as a recruit from the professional organization National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) in this employee testimonial.

Meet Mia: An employee in the IT Early Development Program at John Deere for new or recent college graduates who learn about John Deere’s products and IT services through a rotational program that includes areas of application development, security, and even quality assurance in this employee testimonial.

Meet Quentin: An Engineer at John Deere who utilized an opportunity with his regional National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) to further develop his professional skills that helped earn a full-time role in this employee testimonial.


At John Deere, Diversity & Inclusion is not just a catch phrase or temporary commitment. We are serious about our commitment, and below is a list of recent recognitions from professional organizations: 

  • Exceptional Partner Award in Sept 2018 at the NSBE Professional Development Conference
  • 2018 Society of Women Engineers Global Leadership Award
  • 2018 Society of Women Engineers Global Team Leadership Award
  • 2018 Society of Women Engineers Prism Award
  • 2018 National Society of Black Engineers, Corporate Partner of the Year
  • 2018 American Innovation Index Award Winner - John Deere earned a first place recognition for the Social Innovation Index™ seventh place recognition for overall innovation in the American Innovation Index™.
  • 2017 Company of the Year from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Top 5 Finalist in the 2017 ERG of the Year at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit
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