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Production Manager

Valmont Industries, Inc. locationColumbus, NE
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Valmont Industries, Inc. locationColumbus, NE
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Columbus, NE, United States


1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Production Manager position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will direct the manufacturing environment in order to meet production, quality, and cost objectives. Additionally, you will...

  • Manages 3 direct reports and approximately 125-150 employees to directly & indirectly supervise
  • Satisfy customers through quality products and on time deliveries maintaining schedule adherence
  • Obtain a high level of shift productivity through continuous improvement
  • Ensure an effective operator level preventative maintenance program is maintained
  • Directs plant supervision in quality level necessary to minimize rejects, reworks, and field problems
  • Keep abreast of new manufacturing technology and equipment
  • Maintains a secure plant with a minimal loss of tools and inventory
  • Review reports to analyze department and employee performance levels, and drives accountability
  • Coach, mentor and provide leadership to supervisors, leads and hourly employees using a fair, firm, and consistent approach
  • Maintain good employee relations through motivation, support, and guidance
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Valmont Safety Mission Statement and Corporate Safety's Critical Successes Factors process to minimize frequency and severity of accidents and incidents
  • Work with the Operations manager to attain the financial goals set by upper management
  • Responsible in dealing with employee issues in partnership with Human Resources

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors with 6+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of experience as a supervisor in a metal fabrication environment that exhibits the candidate's skills and capabilities to meet the principle accountabilities of the position
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of IFS or MRP/ERP Systems and good computer skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Manufacturing processes
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Lean Daily Management, Managing for Daily Improvement
  • Lean Kaizen/Operation Excellence/Continuous Improvement Shop Floor Experience
  • Experience with kitting operations

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • 2+ years of experience managing multiple shifts
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Business/Management or related field
  • Formal Lean Certification and ability to teach and lead shop floor change initiatives with a cross functional team
  • SQDC Board/Hour by Hour (Performance Board) Experience

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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