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At Van Meter, we are all employee-owners. That means when you succeed, we succeed. We all have powerful voices. We all share new ideas. We all work to improve the ways we work. Because we own more than a company, we own our development, wellbeing, work-life balance, giving and our future. Are you ready to OwnUp?

I own my success.

Every employee at Van Meter is also an employee-owner. That means your voice matters. And we want you to use it. Each day you are encouraged to speak up, share ideas and make a real impact. Because having a voice is even better than having a corner office.

I own my future.

Dreams can come true. Employees receive the traditional retirement plans that you see at other companies, but in addition, the ESOP, “Employee Stock Ownership Plan,” is an incredible benefit that can change lives. When employee-owners work together to grow our company, it means your dreams grow, too. Because we believe you shouldn’t have to rely on the lottery for financial security.

  • Coming to work at Van Meter has literally changed my life for the better. With all the support around me, I can maintain a successful career while spending more time with my family.

    Damon Anthony - Owner
  • Working here has allowed me to be part of something bigger than just work. I am given flexibility and empowered as an employee-owner to have an impact on our business.

    Tim McClimon - Owner
  • Working for a company that provides the opportunity to give back to our community has been so full-filling. I find myself volunteering at various events year-round.

    Carrie Gillespie - Owner
  • It’s such a great feeling to know that your opinions and ideas are valued. I truly enjoy working here and I’m thankful to be a part of a great company.

    Cyndi Buehner - Owner
  • The focus on learning and development is what I enjoy most. With all of the encouragement and opportunities available, I have become a better employee and am more confident in myself and my work.

    Kim Oliver - Owner
  • I can be me at Van Meter. I can lead with heart and my head. I have been able to achieve both my professional and personal dreams.

    Mike Gassmann - Owner
  • I enjoy working here because of my fellow employee-owners. Each person knows what it means to be an owner of a company and what it takes to keep it going. We all treat each other like family.

    Steve Anderson - Owner

I own my development.

As an owner, you are responsible for growing personally and professionally. We invest in you and encourage you to be the best you can be. After all, training should be more than donuts—it should provide real learning.

I own my wellbeing.

When you feel your best, we are at our best as a company. That’s why we focus on your total wellness by offering comprehensive health, wellness and safety programs, parental leave benefits, financial management seminars and more. That way you can bring energy, enthusiasm and positivity to work each day. Because total wellness isn’t just New Year’s Resolution—it’s a way of life here.


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I own my work-life balance.

We work hard. We play hard. And we help you do both with TOTAL: Time Off To Appreciate Life™. As an employee-owner you hold yourself accountable for spending time where you’re needed most, so you can focus fully on what’s important—whether that’s at work or at home. Because we believe “Get a Job” and “Get a Life” should be one in the same.

I own my giving.

We make a difference in the places where we work and live. We take care of each other, we serve and we give back. For example, every year each employee-owner receives 8 hours of volunteer time—paid—so that you can positively impact your community. Because giving back doesn’t just help others, it improves all our lives.

First day at
Van Meter

Attended a Celebration meeting. They sang to me for my birthday.

Completed a 2-mile obstacle run with coworkers. Used my wellness points to cover the cost.

Helped renegotiate my company's largest national contract.

Volunteered for a team Day of Giving. They paid for our volunteer time.

Asked to accept a supplyFORCE national award for distributor success.

Dropped my kids off for their first day of school thanks to TOTAL™.

My first day of graduate school. They reimbursed a portion of my tuition.

Won a Cub's Game trip from my company's silent auction benefitting the United Way.

Completed my first 9-mile obstacle run – and did it 20 pounds less than my hire date.

Attended my first Women of Van Meter event. I left inspired.

Joined the ESOP Committee to help educate fellow employee-owners on the value of the ESOP.

Served on a committee to plan our holiday Celebration meeting.

Received my first ESOP stock certificate. They contributed 100 percent.

Joined coworkers for the Healthy State Walk initiative.

Ran my first half marathon.

I own today.

If you’re ready for more than a job, you’re ready to own your future by joining our team. At Van Meter, your voice counts, your ideas matter and your success is our success. With several branches across the Midwest and job openings in engineering, technical support, marketing, accounting, sales, delivery, warehouse and more—Van Meter is ready to help you OwnUp. 


Van Meter, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions of qualified individuals are made without regard to one’s status as a protected veteran, individual with disabilities, race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Gain quality experience as an intern.

At Van Meter, interns don’t take out the trash and make coffee – they attend customer meetings, research new products, improve processes, create solutions, and more. Our 12-week internship program will provide a variety of learning opportunities to tackle real-life situations, while discovering unique and innovative career paths. As an intern, you’ll attend bi-weekly meetings to gain an understanding of our company and culture, collaborate with fellow interns, job shadow various roles across the company, meet face-to-face with company executives, and connect regularly with a coach who will provide you day-to-day support and assistance. If you’re looking for an internship where you can laugh, learn and be treated like one of our own, Van Meter will suit you well. Check our list of open positions for available internships.

Learn more about our summer internship program »

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