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:Plymouth, IN
1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354
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.
The Manufacturing Manager oversees the day-to-day manufacturing operations of the Plymouth, IN Engineered Support Structures Division. Managing the efficiency of production processes, materials, inventory, and staff are key responsibilities to meet business metrics and exceed customer quality and on-time delivery expectations. Leading by example while working together with the Manufacturing, Shipping, Quality, Engineering, Customer Service, Finance and Human Resources team members. Providing direct supervision as the point-of-contact for manufacturing personnel.
Lead, promote and nurture a Safety minded environment
Monitor and maintain the production planning and flow process
Provide ongoing forecasting and capacity management
Establish and maintain procedures that ensure high standards of productivity, product quality, cost effectiveness and safety
Utilize human and capital resources to meet site goals while consistently serving the needs of the Customer
Support improvement efforts utilizing lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques
Provide leadership, direction, accountability and motivation to employees
Support a continuous Quality Improvement mentality on the production floor
Other Important Details about the Role:
This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and through operations supervisors, must direct and coordinate the activities of all production departments.
This role requires up to 10% travel domestically, including overnight stays.
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Bachelor's Degree, preferred, with 6+ years of relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
Minimum of 6 years' experience in manufacturing or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years' experience in a formal manufacturing leadership role (supervisor or greater)
Demonstrated initiative to make decisions, lead issues towards resolution, demonstrate complete follow through and take timely action
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Productions including Excel, Word and Outlook
Minimum 1 - 2 years' experience in Lean Manufacturing
Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to adapt to the audience and professionally communicate with a variety of people
Strong blueprint reading skills, including weld interpretation
Willingness to learn to weld and operate production equipment
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
B.S. in Manufacturing, Business, Engineering or related field, is preferred
Demonstrated experience and results within a lean manufacturing environment
6+ years' of manufacturing management experience
Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Strong goal orientation; specifically the ability to focus on goal attainment and obtain predetermined results effectively and efficiently
The ability to solve complex problems with high attention to detail and work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines
Diverse knowledge of CNC equipment, torch/plasma, fab punch and brake press
Capability to weld
A person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
Work is performed in both an office and manufacturing plant environment with exposure to conditions such as dust, dirt, grease, heat, fumes, and cold as well as noise levels above 80 decibels. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. Many aspects of this role are physical and the incumbent must be able to lift, push, &/or pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, and arms as well as balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk & listen on the phone & in personal conversations or meetings. Some travel, up to 10% domestically, is required for this position. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
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 April 14, 2019
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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.