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Fitter III Lead - Night Shift

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Located In:  Claremore, OK
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Claremore, OK
Start Date:  2020-03-26
Requisition #:  R8012-1
Positions Available: 
 25010 Alliance Dr Claremore Oklahoma 74017

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:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Lead Person position in the Tulsa Operations. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor, direct all activities regarding assembly and manufacturing processes in their Department or Site. This is done within prescribed codes, and according to prescribed procedures, specifications, and drawings. Additionally, you will...

Essential Functions:

Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. You should carefully examine each job to determine which functions or tasks are essential to performance. These are often the reason the position exists. This should be a concise list of the most critical activities in the role. The following bullets should be updated for each posting. Direct reports and travel can be removed if not applicable.

  • Be responsible for making sure that all employees are using/wearing all required PPE for their specific duties
  • Be responsible for reporting all injuries that transpire on shift to Supervisor and Safety Manager as soon as possible
  • Be responsible for housekeeping and incorporate these functions on a day to day basis
  • Understand and post the goals for their respective Department and drive the team to meet or surpass those goals
  • Set daily goals to meet productivity within the Department/Site
  • Help introduce and drive LEAN techniques and methodologies
  • Understand and drive cost reduction efforts within Department/Site
  • Be responsible for enforcement and maintenance of all Valmont Policies and Procedures within Department
  • Ensure employee engagement and morale within the Department, informing Supervisor or HR Department of any causes for immediate or major concern

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Manage activities related to shop floor control, packets, labor reporting, and materials reporting
  • Analyze and set-up times for accuracy, review labor hours, and meet production control schedules
  • Establish and enforce quality expectations to meet or exceed the customers' expectations
  • Promote, institute, and maintain a safe, clean, and hazard free work environment
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of the facility, housekeeping, and equipment during the shift

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

  • Must be able to read and write English clearly
  • Strong applied manufacturing mathematical skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints
  • Must be able to complete minimal fit-up tasks as required
  • 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 These Qualifications

  • Associate's degree with coursework in related field
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • 2 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing specific role
  • 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

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is performed in a factory setting, with most of the time being spent moving around different areas of manufacturing and shipping areas. The incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat/cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris and confined spaces. Environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. This position will require long days to support the Quality initiative for a multi-site, four shift, seven day a week operation.

The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office 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 wrist rests. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds in working with large files, binders, computer equipment and shop 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.

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Applications accepted through April 25, 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 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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