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Vermeer Corporation Administrative Assistant (Part-Time) in Ames, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More ® .

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Administrative Assistant is responsible to further assist the department to meet customer and dealer demands on a daily basis. This position strives for excellent communication to ensure that Company personnel, dealers, and customers are well informed and proper documentation distributed as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focus, and stewardship, and model the associated behaviors.

  1. Create and maintain Company confidential documentation including, but not limited to, presentations, spreadsheets, and updated documentation in a timely manner.

  2. Provide administrative support as required by conducting various administrative functions i.e. creating meeting agendas, travel arrangements, and maintaining calendars, sorting and delivering mail; developing correspondence including, but not limited to, letters, reports, faxes, etc.

  3. Coordinate various Company/department programs, schedules, and possibly serve as the main contact for some programs.

  4. Provide support to the department, answer and route phone calls; find personnel to help solve any issues in the department.

    Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required.

  • 1-2 years job experience and/or training; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Associate's degree preferred.

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to produce accurate, professional and error-free documents in a timely manner.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers.

  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness with customers and peers.

  • Effective management of time and resources.

  • Knowledge in the area(s) of Company policies, procedures, and products.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task various projects within the department.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects.

  • Demonstration of attention to detail and accuracy to ensure quality work and products.


Up to 5% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.

Are you the type of person who is driven to create a great first impression and consistently exceed expectations? In this role you will build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to drive a seamless and impactful experience at the Vermeer Applied Technology Hub. We’re looking for an organized communicator with expansive logistic skills to ensure Vermeer, Iowa State and team member needs are met.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.