Antiquated, risk adverse culture with mediocre management, division not profitable
Pros: good benefits and decent pay, division of the john deere company
Cons: a struggling division in a very competitive industry.
The John Deere Water division is not profitable most likely due to management and misalignment of goals and priorites.
John Deere Water is "scrambling" to become profitable by 2014 and with the frenzy, priorites shift often.
The antiquated, risk adverse culture is still of the mindset of the previous 3 legacy companies that were accquired and have – more... not yet adopted the John Deere culture, but are working towards it.
San Marcos, Ca facility is being shuttered in mid 2013 and further restructuring is forthcoming.
Many project responsiblities are given, but without the authority and resouces to execute. – less