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Vermeer Corporation Market Intelligence Intern 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 MoreTM.

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Market and Business Insights Intern is responsible for executing market research on competitors and their markets and products, estimating market sizes or shares for specific analyses projects, and developing research assessments on prospective new markets, customers, government policy and economic indicators. This role helps support the execution and measurement of business plans and strategies.

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 the Market Intelligence Specialists with market research and analyses by competitor, product or market size and share strategies for product line(s).

  3. Help measure the execution of current business plans and strategies – whether new or current markets and competitors.

  4. Assist in researching governmental policy and economic trends or indicators as it relates to Vermeer markets and customers.

  5. Assist in organizing and attending meetings with internal stakeholders such as product management, commercialization, marketing and engineering.

  6. Help develop and participate in SVOC or VOC activities – gathering responses, developing questions and analyzing results.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required.

  • Current student pursing a Bachelors’ degree in Business - Statistics, Finance, Analytics, or Marketing.

  • Previous internship is a plus.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of market research and assessment, product strategy, business planning, and project planning.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers.

  • Ability maintaining positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness with customers and peers.

  • Ability to write a paper articulating recommendations and analyses.

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

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.

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.