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Gearbox Assembler/CNC Operator - 2nd and 3rd shift available ($18.99+/hr)
Located In:Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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 incumbent will work as part of dynamic team to build the best irrigation final drive Gearbox that is highly valued by customers throughout the world. This positon is an entry level position progressing through four (4) levels. Level 1 incumbents will assemble and paint gearboxes as part of the assembly line team. As they master the assembly and paint processes, they will begin developing CNC and robotic cell operation skills that prepare them for progression. This incumbent is responsible for maintaining a high level of quality in their own work by following established quality practices and procedures. This incumbent will enjoy working in a fast paced, physically and mentally challenging environment. They must have a passion for quality, and achieving goals. They will also develop lean manufacturing skills and participating in safety, quality and process improvement activities.
Operate air assisted lift equipment to relocate gearboxes from assembly line to paint and pallets
Identify abnormal processes or incorrect parts and products
Perform in process quality checks using various tools including torque wrenches, calipers and other measuring tools
Grasp small parts including bolts, screws, O rings, bearings, and races and attach them to the gearbox assembly
Follow safety policies and procedures including hazardous energy control and use required PPE
Identify safety hazards and report them using the proper systems
Participate in lean improvement projects
Maintain shop and work areas in a clean and safe environment. This includes using the 5S methodology (sorting, straightening, shining, standardizing, and sustaining)
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate
Ability to safely lift up to 44 pounds repeatedly (150-512 times) throughout the shift
Ability to be physically active including standing, bending, lifting, and walking during the entire shift
Ability understand and follow verbal and written instructions in English
Ability to read print as small as 1/16 of an inch in size
Ability to work as team member and communicate well
Must be able to maintain concentration in a busy, noisy, distracting environment
Must be able to adapt to changes and challenges throughout the day
Ability to work over ten (10) hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
Technical Certification preferred
Associates Degree preferred
Strong understanding of mechanical assembly
Previous machine work experience with production equipment or performing tool changes
CNC or robotics experience
Experience using calipers, micrometer, plug, thread and dial gauges
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Applications accepted through October 16, 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.