John Deere Set-up Technician/Mechanic - Woodburn, IN in Woodburn, IN at Kenn-Feld Group LLC

Date Posted: 2/7/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Woodburn, IN
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

John Deere Set-up Technician/Mechanic Needed:

If you have the skills and desire to work in a fun, challenging, fast paced John Deere dealership then we want to talk with you!


Responsible for set-up and assembly of all types of equipment offered for sale by the dealership. Performs pre-delivery inspections and prepares equipment for delivery to the customer. May require some direction or guidance from the Service Manager, Service Location Manager, Shop Foreman, or senior technicians.


  • Assists the Service Manager and technicians in the efficient operation of the department.
  • Ability to interpret and follow step by step setup instructions as provided by manufacturer to ensure complete and accurate assembly of equipment as well assure machine operates properly upon setup completion.
  • Attention to detail and take pride in workmanship.
  • Mentors Setup Technician Apprentices and Students as requested.
  • Assure equipment meets KFG standards in appearance as well as operation upon completion of the job.
  • Cleans, organizes, and maintains the condition of shop, vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment.
  • Assists service technicians as needed, including delivery of parts.
  • Assists service technicians with repairing, servicing, and moving equipment.
  • Accountable for billable time and assigned work orders.
  • Responsible for complete and thorough documentation of diagnostics and repairs performed on work orders and on time submittal of information.
  • May participate in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
  • Operates and maintains vehicles, tools and equipment required to perform job responsibilities.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.

Experience, Education, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • 1+ years of experience performing set-up and assembly of equipment offered for sale by the dealership, preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience consistently meeting performance metrics established for this position level.
  • Experience operating vehicles, tools, and equipment used in machinery pre-delivery and set-up processes.
  • Experience with basic computer functions.
  • Experience working cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Must have an adequate toolset to perform job responsibilities.
  •  High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Graduation from related diesel technology program preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required; forklift license preferred.

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