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Vermeer Corporation Logistics Systems Manager 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 More ® .

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Logistics Systems Manager is responsible for developing the roadmap for all Lifecycle fulfillment systems to accommodate the organizations growth strategies in our global aftermarket parts. Assists in the selection, implementation and optimization of Lifecycle fulfillment systems to prepare Vermeer for future growth. These include WMS (Warehouse Management), OMS (Order Management and IMS (Inventory Management) systems.

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. Responsible for developing and maintaining the roadmap for all global Lifecycle Logistical systems to accommodate the organizations growth strategies, while meeting customer experience expectations and overall corporate brand promise regarding service parts. The lifecycle logistical systems include, but are not limited to, WMS (Warehouse Management), OMS (Order Management) and IMS (Inventory Management) systems.

  3. Guide how customer facing e-Commerce platforms and dealer facing order systems integrate into and work within our Lifecycle Systems business model.

  4. Work with the Lifecycle business unit and IT in the scoping of requirements, selection and implementation of the lifecycle logistical business systems, ensuring that each of these are in alignment with the Lifecycle Logistical system roadmap.

  5. Work with the business unit to continuously improve the process flows to maximize the systems capabilities.

  6. Lead the Vermeer Lifecycle Product Group to scale systems, processes, and resources through enterprise growth, acquisitions and alliances.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, engineering, data analytics, computer science, business, finance or other related field.

  • Minimum 10 years experience in supply chain/logistics, procurement or inventory management.

  • Expert knowledge/experience in successful implementation and application of large scale WMS/OMS and or IMS systems in a parts distribution environment, with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

  • Experience in the mobile equipment industry.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Expertise in leading projects, mentoring and leading teams with a demonstrated high degree of accuracy and sound decision making. Ability to lead projects through an ambiguous, conceptual state to an organized deliverable.

  • Experienced in continuous improvement methods and application

  • Ability to lead and facilitate multiple activities and resources.

  • Ability to integrate multiple business performance indicators directly linking to the Company profitability.

  • Ability to function productively with all internal and external personnel to manage, design, build, service and operate machines.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers and maintain positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness.

  • Demonstration of good oral and written communication skills.

Travel

Up to 5% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.

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Work Location

HYBRID: Some of a team member’s day-to-day work may be best done at a location other than a Vermeer campus. Discuss specific arrangements with your manager.

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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