John Deere Reviews | Glassdoor.co.in

John Deere Reviews

Updated 25 April 2017
1,128 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-time Part-time

3.8
Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
John Deere Chairman & CEO Samuel Allen
Samuel Allen
584 Ratings

1,128 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date

Pros
Cons
  • Work/life balance varies by unit and manager (in 32 reviews)

  • Sometimes expected to work long hours without overtime pay (in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "currently in JD"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Work Life Balance
    Excellent culture, people and management is very friendly
    employee friendly policies

    Cons

    salary is average
    decision making is low, and can test your patience

    Advice to Management

    need to take proactive action to retain good talent.. else very good


  2. "Amazing Company , relax life"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Design Engineer II in Pune
    Former Employee - Software Design Engineer II in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Deere full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance is good,
    safe and relaxed work culture,
    good onsite opportunities,
    good financial benefits

    Cons

    internal politics,
    Indian management,
    more dependency on seniority than talent.

    Advice to Management

    Can do a lot better by having right people at right places


  3. "Great Company, Third Class Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Pune
    Former Employee - General Manager in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Deere full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Global Exposure, Reasonable Salaries and Bonus, MNC

    Cons

    Arrogant Management, Believes in making people work on Saturday and Sunday, Thinks that employees are useless and earning too much. Does not respect global procedures and autocratic outlook.

    Advice to Management

    Come out of your Ego shell. You think you know everything that needs to be known about
     marketing in 2 years of time. And for heaven's sake please, stop encouraging sycophants. And be open.


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Who you know counts"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Pune City
    Former Employee - Manager in Pune City
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. work-life balance can be achieved if one works hard towards this goal
    2. opportunity to work on good technology
    3. good options to work in different departments or geographies
    4. food choices at tech center are reasonably good

    Cons

    1. Good workers are overworked and underappreciated - opportunists thrive
    2. Incompetent and myopic leadership at many levels
    3. top heavy - many promotions in the past when times were good - now, do not know what to do with these people creating dead-wood in pockets/departments
    4. Managers are looking for "yes sir" kind of people, not innovators
    5. horrible food in non Tech center (factory) canteens

    Advice to Management

    create leaders not managers


  6. "Nice Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Tech Lead in Pune
    Current Employee - Associate Tech Lead in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work with latest technologies. good work life balance.

    Cons

    no cons. It is good place to work.


  7. "World class Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune City
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune City
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    World class company with good culture

    Cons

    Avoid multiple layers for faster decision making

    Advice to Management

    Be aggressive


  8. "Associate Tech Lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Tech Lead (IT) in Pune
    Current Employee - Associate Tech Lead (IT) in Pune
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Talent and hard work is recognized.
    2. All employees are treated with fairness and respect.
    3. Work-Life balance is good.
    4. Variable part of compensation is good

    Cons

    To people looking for competitive work environment, some teams might seem laid back.


  9. "Beyond Excellent"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager - Human Resources in Pune
    Former Employee - General Manager - Human Resources in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Deere (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Great work environment
    - Excellent variable bonus payouts each year - STI and MTI
    - Cutting edge technology
    - Largely apolitical culture

    Cons

    - The India business doesn't seem to be doing that great.
    - Other than the above, absolutely nothing.

    Advice to Management

    All the best


  10. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chennai
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Deere full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, Management is good, Good HR policies, Supervisors are more professional, Salary is WAW,appreciation for good work is super..

    Cons

    Language will be a drawback for other state employees


  11. "Great Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Culture, Great Learning, focus on engagement, employee friendly policies

    Cons

    limited growth opportunities, remote working

    Advice to Management

    invest disproportionately in key talent, grow business significantly


Showing 1,128 of 1,272 reviews
Reset Filters