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who excel and deliver results.
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Lead - Small Parts (2nd Shift)
Located In:Brenham, TX
2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418
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.
A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!
How you will contribute Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Lead Person position in the Small Parts & Mast Arms Departments. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Production Supervisor, direct all activities regarding assembly and manufacturing processes in the Small Parts Departments. This is done within prescribed codes, and according to prescribed procedures, specifications, and drawings. Additionally, you will...
Communicate effectively with your supervisor & your shift regarding workload, problems or issues on the shift, safety items, maintenance issues, goals and progress with respect to the goals, results of prior day, etc.
Be responsible for making sure all employees maintain proper PPE on the shop floor and follow workloads accordingly.
Be knowledgeable of shop goals and keep them posted for your department; keep your team on track with these goals
Enforce company policies and procedures
Use GMAW and FCAW process to tack weld various small parts for the welder to weld. The assembly consist of base plate, hand hole, arm mounting simplex, tenon top, and/or other small parts.
Uses jib crane for lifting various components, such as base plate and arm mounting simplex, into position for assembly. Frequently pushes, lifts, and pulls up to 50 pounds.
Read and interprets drawings to determine parts needed to assemble pole assembly. Locate and gather parts needed for assembly, from parts staging area, that are staged by the Storeroom personnel.
Read and interpret drawings to ensure proper location of various small part attachments.
Use plasma torch and oxy-fuel torch to cut steel. Uses jigs made at Valmont for cutting holes in shafts for inserting hand hole rims, arm mounting simplex's, couplings, and other small parts.
Wear protective goggles or hood to protect eyes from harmful rays.
Use measuring tape, levels, squares, and angle finders to measure distances and angles. Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides feet, inches, fractions, and decimals. Uses table to convert fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions.
Use motorized grinders, motorized buffers, stone grinders, and drills to help assemble.
Use overhead cranes, straddle truck, and fork truck to move product in and out of the shop.
Update load and WIP reports to maintain accurate records and load list. Ensure the product is coming into the shop in the correct order as required.
Operational knowledge of the shop equipment.
Perform machine setups on all machines, for all parts to be produced
Make minor adjustment to all machines/ setting of speed, volts, amps, tooling, and hydraulic pressures to obtain desired results
Work with department dispatcher to prioritize workloads to achieve acceptable fill rates
Inspect parts during and after fabrication to assure that quality is acceptable
Perform daily department walk through with lead and or other Utility personnel
Assist/leads the training of all personal
Report immediately any matters requiring maintenance attention; initiate Maintenance Work Request
Assist maintenance personnel on any repairs required
Communicate with all Operators to assist them with any help he/she can provide
Maintain safe work habits, and takes immediate action to correct any unsafe condition that might occur
Housekeeping duties as required
What it takes Required Qualifications:
Must be able to read and write clearly
Strong applied manufacturing mathematical skills
Must pass GMAW/FCAW weld test and maintain certification
The ability to work assigned schedule to include overtime and weekends when required for business needs
Experience with safely operating a forklift in a professional environment
A strong working knowledge of precision measurement with a tape measure
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word
Working knowledge of Valmont's Manufacturing process
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
Associate's degree with coursework in Industrial Manufacturing or related field
Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
Initiative to resolve issues in a timely manner
2 years of supervisory or management experience in a manufacturing specific role
2 years previous experience working in an assembly environment
2 years previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
The ability to accurately and honestly check one's own work for quality assurance
Training in Lean Manufacturing processes
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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 September 9, 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.