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Production Lead-Paint

Valmont Industries, Inc. Houston, TX
6123 Cunningham Rd Houston Texas 77041

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A Brief Summary of This Position

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Lead Person position in the Paint department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Paint Supervisor, be accountable for the daily activities of the Paint department at a shop floor supervision level, including Safety, Quality and Productivity of the employees working under their supervision. 

Additionally, you willâ?¦

  • Maintain compliance with regulations and policies regarding the safe storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes. Records all liquid paints and solvents used during each 4-hour period. 
  • Assure that painting volume is limited to appropriate levels to assure compliance with regulations and policies regarding emissions.
  • Ensure that all employees working under his or her supervision are working safety and within current Valmont guidelines. Maintain acceptable housekeeping at all times.
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance is completed on designated equipment and uses proper measures to assure long and productive life of all equipment and facilities. 
  • Read and interprets daily work loads to determine what products are required for painting and reviews f-specs for special applications, and prioritize according to shipping and or work schedule requirements.
  • Know proper operation methods of tools and equipment used by employees working under his or her supervision. Such as crane, forklift, straddle truck, conveyor systems, blasting equipment, powder and liquid painting equipment, curing oven, wrapping equipment, and thickness gauges.
  • Inspect products after curing to assure a high quality of finish with proper thickness. Log thickness readings on log sheet for tracking purposes
  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • 1 year experience with powder coating and liquid coatings
  • 1 year experience mixing paint to desired specifications
  • Be able to read and interpret production drawings and Valmont specifications as related to coating requirements
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiar with the E-mail and mainframe computer system
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have knowledge of basic shop mathematics, addition, subtraction, fractions, multiplication and decimals
  • Must be able to read and write

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Two years-experience in a leadership role in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions .
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • 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.

Working Conditions & Physical Efforts:

The job is performed in an indoor shop environment.  The temperature range can be from 100 degrees in the summer to about 50 degrees in the winter.  Most operations may expose employee to some type of disagreeable working conditions (wind, cold, heat, dust, dirt, fumes, noise, vibration, water, or oil).  Working conditions may vary with specific work assignments.  Exposure to electrical hazards, grease, loud noises, and outside elements occur continually or regularly.  Extreme care should be taken to prevent damage to equipment or department personnel in the area of operations especially when performing setups.  The job requires safety glasses, hearing protection, and metatarsal safety shoes be worn at all times.  The employee must be able to spend the entire work shift on their feet within the shop environment. The incumbent must also be able to wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) for working in the production facility.


This job requires handling metal objects some of which have sharp edges.  Extreme care and awareness should be taken for all production jobs.  Below are some common hazards that exist for this particular position.  Set up and run of equipment provides the potential for injury through slips, falls, strains, pinch points, tripping hazards, shot blasting equipment, high pressure air nozzles, material handling equipment

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 January 20, 2023
Date Closes February 19, 2023
Requisition R17190
Located In Houston, TX
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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