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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

General Labor/ Shop Help

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Located In:  Waverly, NE
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Waverly, NE
Start Date:  2018-11-15
Requisition #:  R4870
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 14441 US Hwy 6 Waverly Nebraska 68462

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position

Works under the supervision of the Operations Manager or Shop Supervisor with the guidance of a lead person or Production Machinist. Primary function is to perform assembly, material handling, shipping, packaging, painting and other general production work. This position works as part of a team when working on the assembly line and as an individual for other assignments. This position uses hand tools, air-operated tools, banding equipment, forklifts as well as some other automated equipment for assembly and packaging. Automated paint equipment is used for painting and priming. General Shop Help will need to use a computer to report production and interface with the machines. In-process quality checks are performed using micrometers, calipers, dial gauges, indicators, torque wrenches, and other gauges. General Shop Help perform material handling, loading and unloading of trucks, storage and removal of material from warehouse racks as well as material transactions using a computer. They will perform daily Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) on equipment, as well as daily and periodic 5S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, sustain) tasks. This employee is also expected to participate in department improvement teams including, but not limited to, Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED), Lean, safety and quality to help meet department goals. Incumbent uses and maintains the KANBAN system, which is a Lean or Just-In-Time scheduling system for production and material flow.

Essential Functions

  • Perform assembly, shipping, packaging and other general production work in a manufacturing environment
  • Operate hand tools, air-operated tools, banding equipment, forklifts, pallet wrapper, and other automated equipment
  • Operate automated painting equipment for painting and priming, including performing daily maintenance and equipment cleaning
  • Stand and walk throughout the shift at the assembly line
  • Operate all stations of the assembly and paint lines to meet production requirements
  • Use a computer to report production information and interface with machines
  • Perform in-process quality checks using micrometers, calipers, dial gauges, indicators, torque wrenches, and other gauges
  • Handle material, load and unload trucks, and store and remove material from warehouse racks
  • Work well as a team member including communicate in a positive manner

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • 1 year of relevant work experience
  • A working knowledge of using e-mail
  • One year of previous work experience operating hand and/or power tools
  • The ability to stand or walk throughout the shift
  • The ability to safely move objects weighing 40 to 50 pounds frequently throughout the shift 
  • The ability to work over 10 hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Professional work experience in an assembly position
  • Professional work experience in a painting position
  • A strong working knowledge of precision measurement tools
  • Professional work experience reading and interpreting blueprints or process sheets

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 December 15, 2018

EOE M/F/D/V

Build Your World

Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at RSS@Valmont.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

Making the World a Better Place to Live
Corporate
Corporate
Coatings
Coatings
Irrigation
Irrigation
 
Structures
Structures
Tubing
Tubing
Utility
Utility

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 water resources.

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 world.

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.

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