August Paint Training Program- 2nd Shift Jobs in Pella, IA at Vermeer Corporation

Title: August Paint Training Program- 2nd Shift

Company: Vermeer Corporation

Location: Pella, IA

Who We AreVermeer 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 SummaryWork Shift2 – Second Shift

Are you the type of person who is driven to create and craft a high-quality product? In this role you will spray surfaces of machines and manufactured parts with primer, pre-finish and finish coats of paint. We’re looking for a team member to contribute to a legacy by turning raw iron into Vermeer yellow iron that drives our world forward.

At Vermeer, we find, grow and retain team members by equipping them with knowledge and expertise to do their jobs and deliver results. Added technical and professional skills are gained through development training. The training is individualized to each team member to set high standards while advancing their confidence and paint proficiencies.

The Vermeer name equips our customers with confidence, assisting them in their important work on industrial jobsites and farm fields worldwide. We are an innovation-driven business that is international, well-established and growing. Our team is centered around our 4P Philosophy of principles, people, product and profit. We live out our principles through a caring culture, demonstrating agility, a focus on customers and being stewards of our resources. This drives our culture, determines how we treat others and steers our business.

What You’ll Do

Apply primer coating to treated metal, apply topcoat to primed parts and adjust paints per Vermeer’s quality standards.

Prepare parts prior to paint and load and unload paint line as needed.

Inspect parts throughout the process and repair paint defects to meet quality standards.

Operate high pressure cleaning equipment to treat metal prior to painting as needed.

Perform regular and routine maintenance on paint equipment.

Follow Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations on safety as well as labeling, handling and disposal of hazardous materials.

Support 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offer suggestions and make improvements that achieve the department’s performance board metrics.

What We’re Looking For

Painting experience/training preferred. Successful completion of Vermeer Paint Training Program.

Calculate figures and apply basic mathematical functions including ratios and percentages.

Ability to perform problem solving techniques and root cause analysis.

Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to assess, evaluate and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.

Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with individuals throughout the organization.

Essential Functions







Hand Coordination:

At least average/bilateral


Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Bending – Trunk:

Occasionally (up to 2 minutes in position)

Bending – Neck:

Frequently (Up to 25 degrees flex and 45 degrees extension for up to 2 minutes in position)

Elevated Work/Reach:

Frequently (up to 2 minutes in position)


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