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2021 John Deere Technician of the Year Winners

2021 Technician Winners

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Bryce Dickson

Whangārei Master Technician, Bryce Dickson, a proud father of two girls, completed his trade in the automotive industry but became attracted to the agriculture sector when pursuing long-term stability for his family, which he believed a job critical to food production could deliver.

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Josh Carter

It was almost a given Josh Carter would eventually become an electrician or mechanic, given the fascination he had as a child with disassembling things to understand how they work. It is this curiosity, and a hunger for continual learning, that undoubtedly propelled him throughout his John Deere career.

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Cass Brown

NEW ZEALAND 2021 John Deere Parts Technician of the Year, Cass Brown, credits her success working in the machinery service industry to a genuine interest in agriculture, construction and forestry equipment coupled with a natural knack for customer service.

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Caleb Dover

Caleb Dover visited the Tasmania's Ulverstone Show as a boy, sparking an interest in machinery that would see him forge a career in spare parts and earn the title of 2021 Australian and New Zealand John Deere Parts Apprentice of the Year at the inaugural John Deere Technician Awards.

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Troy McMahon

Troy began his career in the machinery service industry in 2007, with an intuitive knowledge of construction and forestry equipment he has propelled RDO Launceston, with that he has won the title of 2021 Australian John Deere Parts Technician of the Year.

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Mark Haughton

Working on John Deere construction and forestry equipment is less like a job and more like a calling for Mark Haughton. Years on, that enthusiasm has led to him being named best in his field, securing the title of 2021 New Zealand John Deere Construction & Forestry Service Technician of the Year at the inaugural John Deere Technician Awards.

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Brendan Wilkinson

Brendan, says there is no better feeling than when a customer shakes your hand at the end of the day and thanks you for keeping them up and running. Based at John Deere dealership, RDO, in Melbourne, Brendan has been dedicated to upskilling himself to provide rapid and exceptional backup support to the branch's construction and forestry customers.

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