Work in Iowa Energy Jobs

Job Information

Vermeer Corporation Engineer II - Design in Pella, Iowa

Who We Are

Vermeer equips customers doing important work around the world. We are global, driven by innovation and growing. The equipment we make manages natural resources, connects people and feeds and fuels communities. We live out a caring culture, we demonstrate agility, we keep a focus on customers and are stewards of our resources. These beliefs drive our culture, determine how we treat others and steer our business.

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

Are you the type of person who is hands-on and likes to influence the design of welded structures, engine systems and hydraulic equipment of construction and agricultural equipment? In this role you will research, analyze, design, build, and test new equipment. We’re looking for a problem solver to work in a team environment designing equipment that will feed the people and build the infrastructure of the world.

What You’ll Do

  1. Utilize engineering principals and industry knowledge to analyze data and/or develop CAD models to optimize design opportunities and possess FEA skills.

  2. Apply technical knowledge and engineering principles to invent, design, document, build and test new solutions for assigned industry using CAD tools.

  3. Use SolidWorks, PDMWorks , ECN tools and other design tools to produce prototype parts.

  4. Work in a team environment and assist team members to ensure the team and team members meet their goals.

  5. Competent at coordinating, executing, and reviewing results from machine testing to ensure designs meet performance and reliability criteria.

  6. Build and grow relationships with stakeholders and cross-functional partners to successfully execute on projects and possess sound knowledge of the Vermeer engineering functions.

    What We’re Looking For

  • F our-year college degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Agriculture of Electrical Engineering and two years’ experience or equivalent education and experience .

  • Ability to identify the root cause of manufactured or purchased component failures.

  • Knowledge in the FEA, hydraulics, electronics, engine systems, statistics, strength of materials, durability and serviceability of products.

  • Ability to create robust design, identify changes early in the design progress and to recognize design commonality.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers and maintain positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness with customers and peers.

  • Ability to operate simple mechanics tools and wrenches, assembly hand tools, drill press, lathe, band saw and assembly power tools.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources to meet the needs and schedules of internal customers and respond immediately to production questions and crisis with solutions.

  • Ability to understand material strengths, fatigue strength, and manufacturability to ensure that the right configuration and materials are utilized .


  • Occasional travel is expected of this position.


Work Location

ONSITE: A team member’s day-to-day work is best done on a Vermeer campus. If work content can be occasionally completed at an offsite location, discuss potential arrangements with your manager.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Vermeer Corporation, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions at (641) 621-8767 or at .

Interested? We’d love to get to know you.