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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

Production Assembler

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Located In:  Huron, SD
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Huron, SD
Start Date:  2020-10-15
Requisition #:  R9640
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 259 Dakota Ave S Huron South Dakota 57350

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

The Production Assembler will be a highly motivated and talented incumbent responsible for assembling electronic components, hardware and various parts to meet blue print specifications. They will also perform inspections of components and parts for defects prior to assembly. The incumbent will aggressively work as part of the production team to meet department goals and customer requirements while ensuring that department goals are met. The incumbent will also be a vital part of ensuring safe working practices are followed at all times and will be accountable for performing daily TPM's (Total Preventive Maintenance).

Essential Functions:

  • Operate various types of hand and air tools including saws and wire terminating machines
  • Read and accurately follow production blueprints, technical manuals and instructions
  • Visually inspect components for defects prior to assembly
  • Performs continuity tests
  • Responsible for writing reject, move, and shortage tags
  • Initiative to make suggestions which will improve efficiency in operating the machines and/or parts production
  • Participating in lean improvements and other team projects
  • Ability to bend and pivot as well as lift, push and pull objects weighing 25 pounds throughout the shift.

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Professional experience reading and interpreting electrical assembly blueprints or process sheets
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate

  • Ability to read and accurately follow production blueprints, technical manuals and instructions
  • Experience using hand tools in a professional environment
  • Experience performing mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up electrical equipment
  • Ability to accurately use a tape measure and calculator
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work up to 10 hours of overtime per week when required by business needs.
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing methodology
  • 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

  • Prior wiring or electrical experience
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience
  • Strong working knowledge of QAD
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast paced environment with multiple distractions
  • Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fraction conversion)
  • Ability to communicate orally and written
  • Ability to comprehend technical manuals, blueprints as we all as multi-step oral and written instructions in English
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment

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 November 14, 2020

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
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Irrigation
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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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