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Vermeer Corporation Machinist (All Shifts) 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

Are you the type of person who enjoys work involving technology and mechanical innovation? In this role you will set up and operate various machining equipment, including but not limited to: steel saws, buffers, threaders and various types of drilling machines. We are looking for someone who has high attention to detail and is skilled with their hands.

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.

What You’ll Do

  1. Read blueprints to determine dimensions, tolerances, tooling instructions, feed rates and cutting speeds.

  2. Operate equipment and adjust machine settings to provide the best quality part with the greatest efficiency.

  3. Utilize measuring tools to verify product quality.

  4. Select, load and unload raw material and completed product, at times with overhead hoist.

  5. Perform and document total productive maintenance checklists.

  6. Support 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offer suggestions and make improvements that assist in achieving the department’s performance board metrics.

What We’re Looking For

  • Machining experience preferred. Successful completion of Vermeer Machining Training Program.

  • Calculate figures and basic mathematical functions.

  • Ability to perform problem solving techniques and root cause analysis.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with individuals throughout the organization.

    Essential Functions

Standing: Frequently

Sitting: Frequently

Walking: Frequently

Hand Coordination: At least average/bilateral

Twisting: Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Bending - Trunk: Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Bending - Neck: Occasionally (up to 25 degree flex & 30 degree extension for up to 2 minutes)

Elevated Work/Reach: Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Squatting/Kneeling: Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Climbing: Rarely

Pulling: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs) Frequently (up to 10 lbs)

Pushing: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs) Frequently (up to 10 lbs)

RH Grip: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs) Frequently (up to 10 lbs)

LH Grip: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs) Frequently (up to 10 lbs)

RH Pinch: Rarely (up to 15 lbs) Occasionally (up to 5 lbs) Frequently (up to 2 lbs)

LH Pinch: Rarely (up to 15 lbs) Occasionally (up to 5 lbs) Frequently (up to 2 lbs)

Floor to Waist Lift: Rarely (up to 50 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs)

Horizontal Lift: (up to 50 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs) Frequently (up to 10 lbs)

Waist to Crown Lift: Rarely (up to 40 lbs) Occasionally (up to 5 lbs)

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 hr@vermeer.com .

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

Vermeer equips customers doing important work around the world. We are global, driven by innovation. 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.

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