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Trumpf Laser Operator 1 - Evening shift

Valmont Industries, Inc. locationValley, NE
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Valmont Industries, Inc. locationValley, NE
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Valley, NE, United States


28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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 Trumpf Operator is an individual contributor who enters information from the flat sheet nests necessary to run the machine. This position cuts raw steel to a shape used for the purpose of making Irrigation system parts. The incumbent operates, the Trumpf Laser and forklift and will be responsible for maintaining the laser system. The incumbent will also work as part of the Fabrication team, including sorting finished parts and participate in daily lean management systems, practice good safety habits.

Position will initially train on dayshift with hours from 5 am - 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday. After training is completed, this incumbent with transition to evening shift, with hours from 3:30 pm to 2 am Monday through Thursday.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate and maintain the Trumpf equipment
  • Review daily production hot sheets to determine parts and materials needed
  • Loading additional materials into the laser as needed
  • Ability to make adjustments to the laser programs after observing the laser in operation to ensure accuracy of parts
  • Knowledge and ability for troubleshooting of the laser
  • Material Handling of raw and finished products at times using industrial equipment i.e.: forklift
  • Inspect and replace nozzles as necessary on the laser machine
  • Recover system from "crashes" resulting from part tip-ups or bad material
  • Cleaning of the laser and slats on a frequent basis
  • Coordination and communication with various departments around materials needed and finished product movement
  • De-nest parts, inspect, sort and place parts in appropriate tubs
  • Print and distribute nest reports to appropriate personnel
  • Remove and properly dispose of scrap
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is 20 pounds
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, sit and squat for up to 100% of the shift
  • Ability to drive forklifts of various capacities
  • Ability to work in non-temperature controlled work environment, as well as work outdoors

Ability to wear all required PPE (personal protective equipment) for working in the production facility

Important Details about the Role

  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
  • Perform various other duties requested by the supervisor to ensure customer requests are met

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

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with CAD and or Solidworks
  • Proficient at math
  • Previous experience operating a forklift
  • Accurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliper
  • Ability to locate information from a computer
  • Proficiency in reading flatsheets

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Experience operating plasma, gas, and/or laser shapecutting machinery
  • CNC programming experience
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFS
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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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