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Quality Assurance Technician (Experience in Manufacturing Preferred- Starting $17.50)
Located In:Farmington, MN
20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932
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.
How you will contribute
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Quality Technician position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will demonstrate a commitment to quality and manufacturing principles. Additionally, you will...
Observe operating activities throughout all product areas; making recommendations, developing action plans and following up to ensure that action plans are effectively implemented.
Conduct internal quality audit of individual departments.
Assist department supervisors evaluate field problem data and develop action plans to prevent causes of problems.
Analyze/evaluate manufacturing processes to identify improvement opportunities and review new processes for possible integration into systems.
Perform data gathering, analysis, and distribution of all quality related data.
Meets quality requirements and keeps peers informed of unplanned deviations from schedule.
Leads area of quality.
Inspects complicated assemblies, subassemblies, and/or pieces requiring knowledge of functioning and interrelationships.
Reads and interprets complicated blueprints and specification
Performs critical first-piece inspection and authorizes commencement of production.
What it takes
Associate's Degree in a related field w/ 1-3 years experience in a manufacturing and/or quality role .
Functional understanding of manufacturing processes such as welding, machining, heat treating, metal forming, etc.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher and Outlook.
Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints/ specifications.
Ability to read, operate, and interpret various precision measuring equipment, such as micrometers, calipers, ultrasonic, and magnetic particle testing equipment.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuade others to change and adapt to new processes
Working Environment/Physical Efforts
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Reaching: Extending hands(s) and arms(s) in any direction.
Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Able to use hand tools, including files, hammers, snips; power tools such as sanders, drills, riveters, and grinders.
Proficiency in working with hand tools and common metal shop tasks
Highly Qualified Candidates:
High degree of accuracy.
Strong Mathematical aptitude, ability to read blueprints, and a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
Knowledgeable with different welding processes used in both practical and technical application, be familiar with Q.A. work instructions, ASTM, Aluminum industry standards and divisional specifications.
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Applications accepted through November 15, 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.