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Quality Technician - Hourly
Located In:Mendota heights, MN
Mendota heights, MN
2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota 55120-1119
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:
This Quality Technician position will help evaluate and maintain the Quality System and to keep departments in compliance.
This position reports to the Quality Manager.
Review work instructions and job travelers to verify processes for accuracy.
Determine different material conditions on parts to determine their acceptability.
Assist Quality Manager with customer issues and customer inventories.
Able to diagnose, determine root cause and provide corrective actions on quality related problems.
Prepare, conduct and document internal audits, agenda and results, monthly.
Issues corrective actions as needed and follow up on outstanding corrective actions, monthly.
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.
Review and maintain Specification file ensuring current revision (bi-yearly)
Able to work with a diverse group of people.
Other Important Details about the Role:
Oversee vendor's quality approval qualification
Maintain First Article data.
Review and approve changes, revisions, and modifications to the quality system
Communicate quality system requirements, expectation, and goals to leads, supervisors, and managers
Able to make independent decisions with minimal supervision.
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
0-3 years of experience in a manufacturing and/or quality role
Working knowledge of the Quality processes of an organization
Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications.
Ability to read, operate and interpret various precision measuring equipment.
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook
Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuade other to change and adapt to new processes.
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
High degree of accuracy
Associates Degree in Engineering Technology, quality, or a related field.
Strong math aptitude, ability to read blueprints, and a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manager
The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Can be used for the majority of administrative positions
Work is performed in both production area and office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in all areas with various files and forms and while working on the computer. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in 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.
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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
Applications accepted through January 1, 2020
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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.