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Vermeer Corporation Training and Development Specialist Intern - May 2023 in Pella, Iowa

Who We Are

Vermeer 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 Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Training and Development Specialist Intern assists in designing, developing, and evaluating training and development programs for team members based on strategic needs assessments and gap analysis. This role helps develop and facilitate internal training programs for Vermeer team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors.

  2. Assist in developing training curriculum in partnership with content experts within the organization using adult learning methodology to create, develop, and format training materials for a variety of delivery methods.

  3. Consult with stakeholders to assess their learning needs and help develop plans based on those needs and directional alignment.

  4. Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of existing training and development programs utilizing assessment and evaluation tools linked to adult learning models.

  5. Help facilitate training according to the training plan.

  6. Research, evaluate and suggest materials, courses, and/or tools from external sources.

    Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required.

  • Current student pursing a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Education, Communications, Human Resources, or Adult Learning.

  • Previous internship is a plus.

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of camera and projection equipment, adult learning methodology, education, facilitation, evaluation, test construction and analysis.

  • Ability to work with a team to develop new and quality training presentations and ideas and effectively manage projects.

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

  • Ability to produce accurate, professional and error-free documents in a timely manner.

  • Ability to respond to continually changing priorities to meet customer demands.

  • Ability to take complex topics or tasks and break them down for the learners and effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the Organization.

  • Ability to work with subject matter experts within the Organization to develop quality training programs that meet customer needs and expectations.

Work Location

ONSITE: A team member’s day-to-day work is best done on a Vermeer campus. If work content can be occasionally completed at an offsite location, discuss potential arrangements with your manager.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Vermeer Corporation, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions at (641) 621-8767 or at .

Interested? We’d love to get to know you.