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General Labor - Assembler

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
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.

Are you looking for a culture that promotes growth opportunities? Do you have a mechanical mindset and enjoy being active? Is safety important to you? You're in the right place! Check out our Assembler role that starts at $20.54 + $2.00 shift differential. We are looking for 2nd shift: Monday through Friday 3:00PM-11:00PM and 3rd shift: Sunday through Thursday 11:00PM-7:00AM.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

As an Assembler you will start at Level 1 assembling and painting gearboxes as part of the assembly line team. As you master this process you will begin to develop CNC and robotic cell operation skills to help you progress up to Level 4. You will follow established quality procedures to ensure high-quality work. You will enjoy working in a fast paced, physically and mentally challenging environment. You will also develop lean manufacturing skills and participating in safety, quality and process improvement activities. We operate in a safe manner - you will be provided with the necessary PPE.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate air assisted lift equipment to relocate gearboxes from assembly line to paint and pallets
  • Identify abnormal processes or incorrect parts and products
  • Perform in process quality checks using tools including torque wrenches, calipers and other measuring tools
  • Grasp small parts including bolts, screws, O rings, bearings, and races and attach them to the gearbox assembly
  • Maintain shop and work areas in a clean and safe environment. This includes using the 5S methodology (sorting, straightening, shining, standardizing, and sustaining)

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:

  • Ability to safely lift up to 44 pounds repeatedly (150-256 times) throughout the shift
  • Be physically active including standing, bending, lifting, and walking during the entire shift
  • Understand and follow verbal and written instructions in English
  • Read print as small as 1/16 of an inch in size

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • High school/GED, Associates Degree or Technical Certification
  • Mechanical assembly knowledge
  • Previous machine work experience with production equipment or performing tool changes
  • CNC or robotics experience
  • Experience using calipers, micrometer, plug, thread and dial gauges

Valmont offers you and your families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

*Due to the nature of Valmont's Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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 [email protected]

Date Posted September 15, 2022
Date Closes October 15, 2022
Requisition R15808
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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