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Vermeer Corporation Service Technician (Heavy Equipment) in Goddard, Kansas

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 More®.

Job Summary

Vermeer Great Plains – 100% EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANYAn authorized distributor for Vermeer equipment in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri with five branch locations across the region. A 100% employee-owned company, we provide dedicated sales, rentals, parts, and service support for customers in the tree care, landscaping, wood waste, organic recycling, underground construction, and mining industries. POSITION FUNCTION: The Service Technician is responsible for high quality and effective repair of equipment. Provides excellent customer service, maintains professionalism and ensures detailed records are accurate and up to date.ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:• Must be committed to and take a pro-active approach to our Company Mission, Vision and Values.• Service, repair, assemble and recondition equipment as assigned by the Service Manager.• Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed.• Perform any inspections as required.• Repair, service or assemble any machines.• Maintains complete and detailed working records.• Maintain and care for all shop tools, machines and equipment.• Suggest any additional repairs needed to service manager and/or customer.• Periodically review product bulletins.• Follows all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adheres to all policies and procedures as specified in Employee Handbook.• Help maintain cleanliness, neatness and safety of building and lot.• Stay current with technical changes, continuing your education by factory service schools, etc.• Conduct yourself in a professional manner.• Regular attendance is required.• Other duties as assigned.Measure of success determined by established company guidelines, including but not limited to repairs completed, ability to complete repairs, time required to complete repairs, feedback from customers, ability to take guidance and direction from Manager professionally, and execute upon such feedback.SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:• High School diploma, GED or vocational training/certification preferred• 1 - 3 years’ experience in the same or similar industry• Valid Drivers License required• Mechanical/technical aptitude, safe work habits, a good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions. Strong current electronic diagnosing capabilities, works with minimal supervision, customer service oriented, a problem solver, reliable, ethical, able to adapt to the people and environment around them - customers, suppliers, co-workers and manufacturer's employees• Owns and maintains personal tools and toolbox• Experience with hydraulic systems, electrical, electronics, pneumatics, diagnosing and calibration a plus• Communicates professionally, respectfully and honestly at all times• Must be able to lift/push/pull up to at least 50 lbs, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear• Regularly exposed to extreme weather elements, including wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat, moving mechanical parts and equipment, and noise level in working environment can be moderate to high• Background check, pre-employment drug testing and clean driving record required• Personal appearance must be neat, clean and professional• Regular attendance is required• Must be able to work overtime and/or weekends as needed• Other duties as assigned.This posting is for a position with an independent, authorized Vermeer dealer. It is posted to Vermeer Corporation’s website as a courtesy to the dealer. Please contact the dealer for further questions concerning hiring policies, equal opportunity statements, or the position described. Vermeer Corporation does not authorize or condone discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at hr@vermeer.com.

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.

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