Vermeer Corporation Inventory Coordinator Group Leader 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 MoreTM.

Job Summary

The Inventory Coordinator Group Leader assists the area manager with parts flow through production, departmental constraint resolution and job coaching, training for new employees and development of current employees.

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

  1. Organize workflow between departments according to production schedules.

  2. May order manufactured and purchased items to facilitate production.

  3. Communicate with area manager, line workers, and other personnel to identify and eliminate bottlenecks in the system.

  4. Verify that product is prepared for shipment to the next level.

  5. May lead or co-lead Focused Factory Kaizen.

  6. Develop and implement LEAN manufacturing ideas to support the product teams.

  7. Assist in completing designated 30-day follow-up list items from Kaizen events.

  8. Update Q-Boards and assist with start up meetings.

  9. Facilitate the delivery of tools from the tool crib for production personnel and verifies accountability in the event of termination of employment.

  10. May perform a line function in the area assigned to.

  11. Train employees on safe work practices and enforces safety rules and procedures.

  12. Directly leads employees in production, maintenance, & engineering. Carries responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving issues. Be assigned the area manager's duties in their absence.

Education and/or Experience

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

  • Six months to one year related experience.

Essential Functions

Standing: Frequently

Sitting: Frequently

Walking: Frequently

Hand Coordination: At least average/bilateral

Twisting: Rarely (up to one minute in position)

Bending: Rarely (up to one minute in position)

Elevated Work: Rarely (up to one minute in position)

Squatting/Kneeling: Rarely (up to one minute in position)

Climbing: Rarely

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: Rarely (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)

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Supervisor Safety Training

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.

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.