John Deere Location Manager

American Implement / John Deere - Leoti, KS

Full-time | CommissionEstimated: $40,000 - $57,000 a year

Reports to: CEO

Supervises: Parts Managers, Service Managers, Sales Representatives, Administrative Assistants, AMS Consultants


Responsible for the achievement of the location business plan objectives and fulfilling the expectations of all stakeholders (owners, customers, and employees). Provides leadership in evaluating, allocating, and managing human, physical and financial resources for the location. Optimizes the profitable growth of the business, the personal growth of employees, and the satisfaction of customers.


  • Executes the business plan and achieves financial performance, including sales, budgets and cost control, according to established goals for a location(s)
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with all existing and new customers and resolves any elevated customer issues
  • Ensures that appropriate communication takes place within and across all departments at the location, which may include leading regular department management staff meetings and all employee meetings
  • Communicates the dealership values, principles, vision and mission within their location
  • Communicates with other location managers to implement best practices and consistent processes for all departments within the organization
  • Supports corporate managers in implementing changes in any department within the location

o Ensures the successful planning and execution of marketing activities and events

o Oversees maintenance, security and a professional appearance of the facility and property for the location

o May represent the company for the sale of machinery to key customers as needed

  • Provides input to the hiring, development and coaching, evaluation, and effectiveness of the management team and other employees
  • Manages on-going relationships with key John Deere personnel

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 5+ years experience in a retail environment
  • 1+ additional years experience as a parts or service manager or in a sales role preferred
  • Familiar with John Deere and competitive products
  • Experience dealing with elevated customer issues
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Knowledge of financial metrics, marketing experience and a solid understanding of sales, parts and service operations
  • Solid analytical, business planning, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Business or equivalent experience required
  • The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees.
  • * 401 (k) Plan
  • * Benefit Conversion at Termination
  • * Bereavement Leave
  • * Family Leave
  • * Health Insurance
  • * Holidays
  • * Jury Duty Leave
  • * Life Insurance
  • * Medical Leave
  • * Military Leave
  • * Short-Term Disability
  • * Sick Leave Benefits
  • * Travel Allowances
  • * Uniform and Uniform Maintenance
  • * Vacation Benefits
  • * Voting Time Off Some benefit programs require contributions from the employee while others are fully paid by American Implement.


American Implement will grant holiday time off to all eligible employees on the holidays listed below:

  • * New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • * Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • * Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • * Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  • * Thanksgiving Friday
  • * Christmas Day (December 25)

Job Types: Full-time, Commission


  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Management: 5 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Commission
  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location

Paid Training:

  • Yes


  • Ops Manager


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • 10 hour shift