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Vermeer Corporation Assembler III in Piedmont, South Carolina

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

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

Are you the type of assembler who has an inquiring mind and likes to get to the root of problems? In this role you will focus your assembly skills on diagnosing assembly issues to resolve equipment failures. We’re looking for cross functional, technical assembly experience, accountability to identify, troubleshoot, and solve safety, quality, and functionality problems within assembly processes driven by a commitment to deliver a quality piece of equipment built with the Vermeer brand promise.

What You’ll Do

  1. Plan assembly procedures, following provided job i nstructions and blueprints, and plan the fabrication and alteration of existing parts or processes to complete equipment that has been ordered with unique features that cannot be completed in the normal assembly area as necessary.

  2. Troubleshoot equipment failures, design deviations, incorrectly made parts, and resolve problems within every station on a given assembly line in a timely fashion.

  3. Align components and bolts then fasten them according to torque specifications, install moving parts and test to ensure parts move as intended.

  4. Calculate figures and apply basic mathematical functions including fractions and decimals, algebra, geometry, and statistical quality control.

  5. Support 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offers suggestions and makes improvements that assist in achieving the department’s performance board metrics.

  6. Train and mentor other assembly team members as needed.

What We’re Looking For

  • Successful completion of Program: Career Path – Assembler III ( Fundamentals of Electrical Systems, Fundamentals of Can Bus, Hydraulics for Assembly Technicians, Advanced Hoist and Rigging Training. )

  • Pass rate of at least 8 0% on Level III Assembler Test .

  • Minimum two years of assembly experience at Vermeer and/or minimum five years of mechanical experience or technical training.

  • Ability to assess, evaluate, and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.

  • Ability to perform problem solving techniques and utilize root cause analysis.

  • Capability of executing tasks to quality expectations if placed anywhere in an assembly area within a plant.

Travel

  • No travel is expected of this position.

Essential Functions

Standing: Continuously

Sitting: Occasionally

Walking: Frequently

Hand Coordination: At least average/bilateral

Twisting: Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Bending - Trunk: Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Bending - Neck: Occasionally (up to 15 degree flex for up to 2 minutes)

Elevated Work/Reach: Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Squatting/Kneeling: Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Climbing: Occasionally

Pulling: Rarely (up to 70 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

Pushing: Rarely (up to 70 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Grip: Rarely (up to 70 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

LH Grip: Rarely (up to 70 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Pinch: Rarely (up to 15 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (up to 2 lbs)

LH Pinch: Rarely (up to 15 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (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) Continuously (up to 5 lbs)

Waist to Crown Lift: Rarely (up to 40 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 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.

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 hr@vermeer.com .

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

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