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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 Supervisor 2nd Shift

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Located In:  Lindon, UT
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
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Location:  Lindon, UT
Start Date:  2020-10-15
Requisition #:  R9421
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 1085 West 400 North Lindon Utah 84042-1102

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 Supervisor is a first-line Supervisor who serves as a highly driven individual that will be responsible for safety, product quality, exercising cost control, producing parts and assemblies to schedule, motivating shop employees to attain quantity and quality standards and administering company & division policies. This position supervises hourly production employees and maintains the log of shift operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor employee's performance to ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed and adhered.
  • Implement and assign work schedules to maximize the utilization of manpower, machines, and equipment
  • Defines expected production standards, and monitors performance standards of the assigned personnel
  • Observes personnel to ensure the proper operation of assigned work and equipment
  • Ensures inspection checks and quality assurance occurs to produce high quality products
  • Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement
  • Administers and supports company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner
  • Trains new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety policies and procedures
  • Prepares daily time sheets for hourly employees, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to the Production Manager.
  • Thorough knowledge of the equipment and processes in the areas.
  • Acquired knowledge of planning, organizing, controlling, coordinating, and directing manufacturing personnel.
  • Possess a high level of supervisory capability, which insures leadership, and motivation of subordinates to attain high standards of quality and productivity.
  • React to change in a timely and organized manner.
  • Evaluate and weigh alternatives, establish appropriate priorities, and formulate sound decisions affecting all phases of the operation.
  • Foster harmonious relations within their shift and between shifts.
  • Accountable for safety, product quality, exercising cost control, meeting production schedules, the proper uses of direct and indirect labor, accurate record-keeping and reporting, minimizing scrap and rework costs, training new and existing personnel, and communicating with other supervisory and management personnel as well as subordinates.
  • Frequent use of computer terminals and personal computers to perform duties of their position.
  • Thorough knowledge and awareness of the safety issues related to each operation performed within the department, and must assure that all employees adhere to safe practices at all times
  • Understanding of The Valmont Way theory of Lean Manufacturing principles.

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

  • Three years of experience in a supervisory position
  • Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing or logistics/distribution environment
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Recognize and solve practical problems and/or issues
  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience
  • Calculate figures such as pay changes for employees, proportions and percentages, and product dimensions
  • Work in a high volume, fast paced environment

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 5+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience
  • Three years + experience in a supervisory position
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing or logistic operations environment
  • Practical hands on experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

    In addition to an office setting, the supervisor also spends a majority of his or her time on the production floor as well as outside during all seasons of the year and in the manufacturing areas. The supervisor is expected to wear all necessary PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), as required. This position is exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat and cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris, confined spaces, and working in high areas. Up to 5 percent travel to domestic locations may be required.

    While performing the duties of this job, the supervisor is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The supervisor is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

2020-09-16-07:00
Applications accepted through November 14, 2020

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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.

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Structures
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Utility
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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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