VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Manufacturing Engineer 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.
1 - First Shift
Are you the type of person who likes to participate on projects to solve problems and improve manufacturing processes to achieve business performance metrics? In this role you will be part of activities and projects to improve manufacturing processes through design and application of lean principles with some supervision on tactical activities. We're looking for lean and technical manufacturing knowledge along with the ability to identify root cause and implement solutions.
What You'll Do
Implement projects to meet established deadlines through multiple areas of manufacturing operations.
Ensure reliable and consistent output based on standardized processes through project management and implementation.
Document current and future state processes to analyze impact across functional areas.
Identify the root cause of problems and work collaboratively to develop and implement solutions on a continuous basis.
Participate in the creation of work instructions, parts presentation, and tool development in support of production KPI attainment.
What We're Looking For
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, Mechanical Engineering or another related field; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing, tooling design, and/or experience reading technical drawings preferred.
Ability to understand problems from a customer's perspective and produce a mutually acceptable result leading to improved quality and efficiency for the customer.
Knowledge of assembly and welding techniques, just-in-time manufacturing processes, and statistical process variation. Ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic drawings.
Ability to utilize lean principles to drive improvement and act as a champion of the change.
Occasional travel is expected of this position.
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.
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.