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Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Weâ??re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.


Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

Are you looking for a culture with growth opportunities? Do you enjoy being a leader? Is safety important to you? You're in the right place! Check out our Production Supervisor role for 3rd Shift. Hours are Sunday through Thursday 11:00PM to 7:00AM.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

You will be in our Tubing division and will provide leadership - focusing on process improvement, metrics and standards. You must be a motivated person who is hands-on and interested in acquiring the experience necessary to grow a career in operations management. You will manage the shift's operation including oversight of safety, production, quality, shipping and receiving, scheduling, maintenance, lean implementation and projects. You will demonstrate the ability to carefully run a department and coach people.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the production operations of the Tubing Department.
  • Manage resources to ensure that all department operations are meeting safety, quality, and production goals.
  • Help identify operations' best practices, performing lean audits and kaizen events, and travel occasionally to assist/learn from high-level project management experiences.
  • Use production and other analytical reports to better gauge plant performance and to make better decisions.
  • Review and control operation expenses for raw materials, operating supplies, and equipment.
  • Maintain manpower requirements through proper staffing and development of production employees, supervisors, and other technical personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety requirements as specified by corporate policy and government regulation.
  • Develop plant personnel to produce maximum efficiency and use of available resources.
  • You will have up to 60 direct reports and will lead the team to maintain a safe and productive environment while improving engagement and culture within the team.
  • Promote a productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement.
  • Administer and support company procedures.
  • Train new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety procedures.
  • Prepare daily time sheets for hourly employees, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports.
  • Understanding of The Valmont Way theory of Lean Manufacturing principles, including Lean Daily Management.

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

  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of relevant experience, Associates degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Solve practical problems.
  • Comprehension of lean manufacturing principles including standard work, continuous improvement, problem resolution and delivery of results positively affecting the bottom line of the organization.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Lead and support divisional goals.
  • Occasionally lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds
  • Wear all required PPE for the production facility, and be exposed to outdoor weather and indoor facility conditions including cold, heat, dirt, noise and fumes.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations and state and federal labor standards.
  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.
  • Bilingual skills.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification.

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.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Some of the working conditions for this position is in a manufacturing shop environment with exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cold, heat, noise, dust. The Production Supervisor will work in both the office and shop environment. Environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. You must use proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. You must occasionally lift and move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer 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 March 23, 2023
Date Closes April 22, 2023
Requisition R17536
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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