VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Machining Technician 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 SummaryThe Machining Technician sets up and operates various machines requiring a higher level of understanding. Some pieces of equipment may be computer numerically controlled (CNC). Equipment may include, but is not limited to: press brakes, plate cut, manual lathes, machining centers, CNC lathes.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.1. Reads blueprints or process sheets for specification such as dimensions and tolerances, tooling instructions, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts, and cutting tools.2. Selects proper equipment, including tooling, fixtures and accessories, to complete the task.3. Adjusts machine settings to provide the best quality part with the greatest efficiency.4. Utilizes measuring tools to verify product quality.5. Loads and unloads raw material and completed product, at times with overhead hoist.6. May operate CNC machines that have been previously programmed.7. Performs and documents level 1 TPMs.8. At all times works in a safe manner, following all safety guidelines.9. Supports 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offers suggestions and makes improvements that achieve the department's performance board metrics.Education and/or Experience- One year certificate from college or technical school.- One to six months related experience and/or training.Other Skills and Abilities- Read blueprints.- Write routine reports and intra-department communications.- Calculate figures and apply concepts of fractions, percentages and ratios.- 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.- Perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to assess, evaluate, and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.Essential FunctionsStanding: FrequentlySitting: FrequentlyWalking: FrequentlyHand Coordination: At least average/bilateralTwisting: 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: RarelyPulling: 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)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.