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Vermeer Corporation Procurement Expediter in Pella, 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 Procurement Expediter works with vendors to improve delivery dates of identified items and contacts vendors to get updated information regarding shipments, lead-times and cost.

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

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

  2. Utilize appropriate reports to contact vendors and request expedited delivery for identified parts.

  3. Work with buyers to resolve discrepancies between the on-line system and delivery information from vendors.

  4. Run various parts lists and work with vendors to obtain the following information: lead-times, cost, and weight. Distribute this to appropriate parties and update the system.

  5. Execute the ordering process for Direct Ship items from order placement through Sales Order promise date upload and past due order follow up.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma with a minimum of two years of manufacturing experience; and/or combination of education and experience.

  • Strong Excel skills and familiarity with other MS programs is highly preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritize projects and multi-task to meet deadlines and customer’s expectations.

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

  • Knowledge of Vermeer’s G2 system and ability to access data as required.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with customers.

Travel

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

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.

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 hr@vermeer.com.

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.

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