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Vermeer Corporation Advanced Manufacturing Intern (Summer 2024) 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 likes to make an impact by solving technical problems in manufacturing? In this role you will work with a team of engineers and engineering technicians to help drive production improvements. We’re looking for an engineering intern who wants to engage with operations team members, equipment, and data to help drive improvements in manufacturing

What You’ll Do

  1. Complete interview and assessment to match your strengths and aptitude to where you will make the biggest impact between our machine shop, welding, weld robotics, paint, assembly engineering, and systems/data teams.

  2. Learn and understand the job from the operators’ perspective and then help determine improvements you can drive to existing processes and equipment.

  3. Work with a team to implement equipment into manufacturing.

  4. Work with a team to determine manufacturing data to display that helps improve manufacturing.

  5. Work with a team on research and development of future equipment, processes, and data.

What We’re Looking For

  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

  • Desire to dig in and understand the technical details of manufacturing processes including safety, process capability, manufacturing data, capacity planning, and manufacturing flow.

  • Prior experience implementing manufacturing equipment, making parts out of steel in manufacturing, continuous improvement, capital justification, managing capital projects, technology transfer, and supporting existing manufacturing cells, preferred but not required.

  • Previous internship is a plus but not required.


  • Occasional travel is expected of this position.

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 .

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