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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
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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
Senior Executive Assistant
Located In:Omaha, NE
One Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154-5215 Why Valmont Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD. Brief Summary of This Position: This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President Human Resources but also supports other Executives and Corporate HR Department as needed. The incumbent will provide administrative support of strategic planning process and special projects as requested. Responsibilities include managing access to visitors and screening calls; managing executive calendars; optimizing complex travel requirements and meetings; design and preparation of reports and financial data. Assists in the development of presentations and other communication materials. Essential Functions: Responsible for communicating on behalf of executives both internally and externally, and often regarding highly sensitive, complex and/or confidential information. Collects and prepares information for use in meetings of executive staff. Provides comprehensive support services to the Senior Vice President Human Resources, other Executives, and Corporate HR Department as assigned. Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, conferences, and interviews on behalf of supported personnel. This may include securing location, coordinating necessary materials/presentation equipment, communications, and arranging food/lunch/ refreshments. Serves as the gatekeeper, managing the calendar and schedule of Executives as needed. Coordinate international and domestic travel arrangements and associated logistical details, as required, for all supported personnel. Handles correspondence, manages incoming calls, and prioritizes phone messages, emails and mail. Handles all calls and visitors with grace and professionalism. Schedules efficient and beneficial onboarding schedule for select new hires as requested. Researches topics as assigned and provides information summary. Serve as back up to other senior executive administrative assistants as needed. Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Prefer Bachelors with 3+ years relevant administrative assistant experience, or Associates Degree with 5+ years relevant experience, or 7+ years of relevant experience. Previous C-Suite level executive assistant work experience is a plus Proficiency in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Adobe, SharePoint Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills Excellent computer, Internet research skills, and proficiency using Valmont phone and video conferencing systems Flexibility, superior interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients, vendors and Board of Directors Sensitivity to confidential matters is required and this individual has an obligation to ensure administrative tasks are performed consistent with Valmonts Code of Business Ethics. Ability to handle work of a confidential nature with minimal supervision Professional demeanor representing the Executives and Company in a positive way Must be able to obtain Notary Public certification Flexibility to work beyond standard hours as required in role. Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications: Prior experience in an HR role/department Prior experience in obtaining international visas and passports processes Prior experience interactions with outside Board of Directors Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Work is typically performed in an office setting; however, incumbent may be required to go to offsite meetings at other facilities. The incumbent is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Environment is fast paced. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds when working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. #LI-PG1 Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
Applications accepted through July 14, 2018
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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.