Vermeer Corporation Machinist I in Des Moines, 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 works to consistently follow processes and has good attention to detail? In this role you will set up and operate machining equipment to produce parts that meet precise specifications. We’re looking for independent thinkers with a pride for high quality work to shape raw materials into Yellow Iron.
What You’ll Do
Set up and operate various machining equipment, including but not limited to: steel saws, buffers, threaders, various drilling machines, press brakes, plate cutters, machining centers, gas or fiber lasers, benders, and various types of computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment.
Read blueprints or process sheets for specification such as dimensions and tolerances, tooling instructions, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts and cutting tools.
Select proper equipment, including tooling fixtures and accessories to complete a task based on established procedures.
Calculate figures and apply basic mathematical functions including fractions and decimals to adjust machine settings to provide the best quality part with the greatest efficiency. Utilize measuring tools to verify product quality upon completion.
Load and unload raw material or completed product. May require the use of an overhead hoist.
Perform and document total preventative maintenance (TPM).
Support 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offers suggestions and makes improvements that assist in achieving the department’s performance board metrics.
What We’re Looking For
Minimum of 3 months' machining experience and/or training preferred.
Successful completion of Vermeer Machining Fundamentals Training Program.
Ability to produce high quality parts at a rate that meets production demands.
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)
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)
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 email@example.com .
Interested? We’d love to get to know you.