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Vermeer Corporation Maintenance Technician - Equipment Maintenance 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 Maintenance Technician I – Equipment Maintenance performs basic equipment support operations under the guidance of more senior team members. This position works on basic repair and maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or electrical systems on production equipment.

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. Perform and accurately record scheduled preventative maintenance procedures on a variety of equipment including, but not limited to, hoists, paint systems, machining centers and weld systems.

  3. Create a positive customer experience when working with operators, leaders, and peers.

  4. Accurately enter data into maintenance business system (Thrive).

  5. Perform basic maintenance functions of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical repair in partnership with or under the guidance of managers or senior/experienced maintenance technicians.

    Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • 0-2 years experience in basic trades (maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or electrical systems electrical).

  • Previous electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and/or pneumatic experience preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools.

-Basic math skills.

  • Read blueprints and electrical schematics.

  • Write routine reports and intra-department communications.

  • Calculate figures and apply concepts of fractions, percentages and ratios.

  • Apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and statistical quality control.

  • Effectively present information verbally and written and respond to questions from groups of managers, suppliers, customer, and dealers.

  • Perform basic Microsoft Office skills, CAD and other software.

  • Perform problem solving techniques and root cause analysis.

  • Learn to operate the CMM.

  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to assess, evaluate, and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.

    Essential Functions

Standing: Continuously

Sitting: Frequently

Walking: Frequently

Hand Coordination: At least average/bilateral

Twisting: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Bending: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Elevated Work: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Squatting/Kneeling: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Climbing: Occasionally

Pulling: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

Pushing: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Grip: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

LH Grip: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Pinch: Rarely (up to 20 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (up to 2 lbs)

LH Pinch: Rarely (up to 20 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (up to 2 lbs)

Floor to Waist Lift: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs)

Horizontal Lift: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

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

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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