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Operations Manager - Night Shift

Valmont Industries, Inc. Tulsa, OK
801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

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 position supervises the profitable and safe operation of the manufacturing function in a growth environment.  This is accomplished through employee motivation, plant scheduling and machine loading, proper maintenance and care of equipment, assuring a quality product, maintaining good management/employee relations, recommending new equipment and capital assets and controlling plant costs.

Essential Functions:

  • Satisfy customers through quality products and on time deliveries
  • Obtain a high level of plant productivity through continuous improvement
  • Ensure an effective maintenance program and personnel
  • Directs plant supervision in quality level necessary to minimize rejects, reworks, and field problems
  • Keep abreast of new manufacturing technology and equipment
  • Direct and advise an on-going safety program to minimize frequency and severity of accidents
  • Maintains a secure plant with a minimal loss of tools and inventory
  • Implement and maintain an effective MRO storeroom
  • Evaluate man-hour requirements in unusual and large jobs to assist sales force
  • Reviews reports to analyze department and employee performance levels
  • Maintain good employee relations
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Valmont Safety Mission Statement and Corporate Safetyâ??s Critical Successes Factors process
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the annual Site SBO Plan, completes those tasks assigned to this position and provides necessary support and resources to have 100% of the Plan completed
  • Work with Accounting and PC to attain the financial goals set by upper management
  • Responsible in dealing with employee issues in partnership with Human Resources    
  • This position also requires some travel and association with other Valmont facilities

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

  • 3-5 years of experience as a supervisor in a metal fabrication environment that exhibits the candidateâ??s skills and capabilities to meet the principle accountabilities of the position
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • College Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 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, SQDC Board/Hour by Hour (Performance Board) Experience
  • Lean Kaizen/Operation Excellence/Continuous Improvement Shop Floor Experience
  • Experience with kitting operations

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • 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

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is performed in a factory setting, with most of the time being spent moving around different areas of manufacturing and shipping areas. The incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat/cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris and confined spaces. Environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. This position will require long days to support the Manufacturing initiative for a multi-site, four shift, seven day a week operation.

The employee is frequently required to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrist rests. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds in working with large files, binders, computer equipment and shop equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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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Date Posted July 3, 2022
Date Closes August 2, 2022
Requisition R15016
Located In Tulsa, OK
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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