VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Senior Project Engineer 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 Senior Project Engineer leads a team through design, development and initial manufacture of new products. This position works with team members to execute projects, develop skills, and improve processes and ensures the team actively communicates with product teams and support groups. This role helps identify product requirements.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.1. Lead through the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors. Manage assigned team members in performance of their duties. Establish and monitor individual and team goals which are aligned with the organization's business strategies and objectives and ensure department is properly serving its internal and external customers and meeting defined expectations..2. Understand and identify customer needs for a product line. Collaborate with product management to determine product requirements for a specific project.3. Complete project documentation as required by the Vermeer product development process.4. Ensure that project goals, such as test plans, production preparation plans, and product performance plans are met.5. Continually evaluate how to improve product and processes within the area and ensure that the team works efficiently to achieve goals.6. Promote a deeper understanding of team's responsibilities associated with critical timeline projects including regular communication with related groups.Education and/or Experience- 4-year degree in Engineering.- 10 years' experience in engineering; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required.- 2 years of experience leading a team.Other Skills and Abilities- Ability to lead a team to design, develop and launch products.- Ability to demonstrate to team members, customers and dealers the product needs to better define the product.- Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers and maintain positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness.- Knowledge of hydraulic, mechanical, cooling, and electrical systems.- Understanding of equipment manufacturing process.- Ability to coordinate development activities to release successful products.- Ability to contribute ideas and collaborate with others for machine improvements.- Effective organization and project management skills.- Ability to effectively collaborate with the team, peers, and internal/external customers.- Demonstration of strong verbal and written communication skills.- Ability to influence others.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationFundamental of Engineering Exam or PE preferred.TravelUp to 10% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.(*LI-RP1)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.