We recognize that our employees are the cornerstone of our accomplishments. We pride ourselves on being
people of passion and integrity
who excel and deliver results.
As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates
in every area of every division around the world. Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing
plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.
We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement
opportunities. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees,
wherever their career with Valmont may take them.
Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we recognize
that diversity brings benefits to the company – ways of thinking and
approaches to decision making that can make us more successful. We value the
differences among individuals and welcome diversity within our workplace. Each
Valmont manager ensures that all applicants and employees are afforded an equal
opportunity in employment. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination
everywhere we do business. Our policy prohibits discrimination on any basis
prohibited by law, including race, color, gender, age, religion, national
origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
other characteristics protected under law.
No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life. They are making the world
a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.
Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that
is The Valmont Way
Located In:Valley, NE
Job Type:Full-time Employee
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Plant Manager position in the operations department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will plan, direct, and coordinate day-to-day activities of a manufacturing plant to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximizes profits. Directs plant operations, production, and distribution of Valley Irrigation, personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Demonstrates a commitment to driving the organization towards a world class safety environment.
Ensures compliance with all governmental laws concerning safety and environmental. Interacts with groups such as OSHA, Corporate Safety, Divisional Safety, etc.
Ensures that all company policies are followed in respect to department employee matters such as discipline, performance evaluations, promotions, and terminations.
Demonstrates a commitment to employee engagement process and monitoring the effects of those processes on morale and retention.
Partners with Valley U and Human Resources to design and implement a training and development program for the entire manufacturing organization.
Partners with Valley U and Human Resources to design and implement a welding expertise recruiting and development program that will make Valley the employer of choice for area welding talent.
Demonstrates a commitment to communication at all levels of the organization. Conducts regular and thorough operations reviews with own staff, participates in Lean Daily Management activities, prepares and submits timely and accurate operations updates to senior management.
Coordinates activities and influences departments such as: Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering, Human Resources, Safety and Maintenance to improve operational efficiency and economy.
Design and Implement a quality program that will maintain our customer’s trust in the organization, with special emphasis on international - internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrates a commitment to achieving all customer delivery expectation metrics.
Demonstrates a commitment to executing the master production schedule, and the short and long term capacity plan.
Demonstrates a commitment to driving the organization towards a world class inventory management culture.
Demonstrates a commitment to driving a functional realignment of the organization towards a world class Lean organization, eliminating all wastes from the facility. (i.e. Scrap, rework, overtime, manufacturing variances, etc.)
What it takes
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Business Management or Engineering.
Ten (10) years of related experience and/or training
Proven managerial skills (previous management/supervisory related work history).
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel Applications
Five (5) years of practical, hands on, leadership experience in Lean Manufacturing
Ability to motivate others to work together toward common objectives.
Ability to develop plans and identify resources to achieve objectives, through both short and long range plans.
Ability to promote open participation and communication with the department and throughout the organization.
Ability to manage a variety of responsibilities in a timely, efficient manner.
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Knowledge of advanced problem solving using data analysis and root cause and counter measure methodology.
Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Certifications
Leadership in a metal fabrication environment
Applications accepted through September 3, 2017
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committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
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Making the World a Better Place to Live
Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services
for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment. We design, manufacture and
sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and
fabricated industrial products. We also provide custom coatings services.
Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating
services. Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products
around the world from corrosion.
Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest
manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh
Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless
communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the
Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes
in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries;
forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable
batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.
Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures
and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers
in North America and emerging global markets.