Frequently Asked Questions about Careers at Vermeer
Thank you for your interest in a career at Vermeer! In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vermeer is filling only urgent and critical job openings at this time. Our efforts are focused on helping to keep team members healthy and well while staying focused on meeting our customers’ needs as they make an impact through their critical work. Learn more about how Vermeer is taking action to care for our team members and the people we serve.
All business decisions, including hiring decisions, are made with the long-term future in mind. This future success includes hiring team members who have a strong desire to design, build and support tough yellow iron for customers feeding and fueling their communities, managing natural resources and connecting people to the necessities of life – work deemed essential by the Department of Homeland Security.
As conditions improve, we will be in contact with you. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate these unprecedented challenges with one primary goal in mind - keeping our people, present and future, safe and well while maintaining productivity to meet our customers’ needs.
Please review our Covid-19 Hiring FAQ and contact us at [email protected] if you have additional questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How is COVID-19 impacting hiring at Vermeer?
Vermeer is filling only urgent and critical job openings at this time. Our efforts are focused on helping to keep team members healthy and well while staying focused on our customers’ needs.
Q. I have already applied to a position. When do you anticipate hiring getting back to normal?
As conditions improve, we will be in contact with you. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate these unprecedented challenges.
Q. Are job interviews happening in person or online?To help protect our onsite team members, no interviews are taking place on Vermeer campuses and should instead take place using technology. If an in-person interview or skills evaluation is required, it will be with a limited number of people in a location where those present can follow social distancing practices and spread out.
Q. Where can I learn more about Vermeer’s COVID-19 response?
Click here to find out how Vermeer is taking action to care for our team members and the people we serve.
Q. How is COVID-19 impacting Vermeer business?
Because our equipment is considered critical as designated by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Vermeer and its companies will remain open and producing equipment. Our customers are deemed essential to provide services for our communities and for basic functions supporting national security. They use our equipment and parts to help maintain and install water, gas, electrical and telecommunications lines that are critical. On the agriculture side, our customers depend on our teams for the equipment and parts they need to feed their livestock essential to the nation’s food supply. We remain open to provide the equipment and parts our customers need to do their work efficiently and effectively.
Q. How is Vermeer caring for its team members and ensuring their safety?
People are Vermeer’s greatest asset and the health of our team members matters most. Following the guidance of CDC, WHO, local, state and federal government, we believe we can work in a way that protects our team members, such as modifying working structures, practicing social distancing, continuing our cleaning regimen and restricting visitors. We believe what we do matters, but how we do it is just as important. We continue to make reasonable and achievable adjustments so we can keep our team working productively.
Q. I don’t see a role I’m interested in when I browse open positions. How can I learn more about job opportunities at Vermeer?
No matter what your specialty is or where your interests guide you, chances are Vermeer has a career opportunity that would challenge you to be your best. Please contact our talent acquisition team at t[email protected] or connect with us on LinkedIn.
Q. I applied for a role at a dealership. How are dealers handling COVID-19 for their teams? How is it impacting their hiring process?
We are working closely with our dealers as we together help our people stay healthy and well while ensuring our customers get the equipment, parts and support they need to make a positive impact in their communities. Vermeer Dealerships are also filling only urgent and critical job openings at this time.