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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Supervisor in Bartow, Florida

4131 Hwy 17 South Bartow Florida 33830-7567

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 Maintenance Supervisor oversees the implementation of all improvement projects and ensures that all plant, property & equipment are kept in excellent working condition. Additionally, this person is also responsible for supporting site leadership in the accomplishment of the plant’s safety mission and objectives. This individual must have a passion for continuous improvement of facilities, equipment and safety. This position functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, electrical, electronic and mechanical work for the utility plant with proficiency.

Essential Functions

  • Actively participate in the performance of maintenance functions; including completing repairs, inspections, projects, PMs, troubleshooting, failure analysis, etc

  • Assist in developing & maintaining preventative maintenance program that minimizes down time

  • Execute safety objectives so as to continually improve the plants ISRS rating

  • Minimize MRO supply cost

  • Ensure necessary maintenance supply items are immediately available

  • Make recommendations for capital expenditures to optimize the benefits from expenditures for personnel, materials, and equipment

  • Oversee the implementation of plant improvement projects and day-to-day maintenance activities

  • Select, develop, and motivate employees ensuring fair and consistent treatment within applicable laws, policies and EEO guidelines to maintain continuity of a competent work force

  • Work with outside contractors taking bids and explaining requirements for work to be performed within the plant and conduct final inspection of that work

  • Supervise and schedule maintenance team to provide services for required shifts when applicable

  • Collaborate with Operations Management to improve production process and productivity

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Knowledgeable with plant equipment

  • Knowledgeable with and capable of performing basic testing, troubleshooting, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of all plant equipment and components with limited instruction

  • Identify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazards

  • Must be company tested and authorized to operate a forklift, aerial lift, scissor lift, overhead crane, telehandler, loader and backhoe

  • Assist in training and provide some guidance and instruction to the Maintenance Tech 1

  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping

  • This position reports to the Maintenance Manager

  • No travel is required for this position

  • Must be proficient in hazardous energy control (LOTO)

  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

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

  • Preferred bachelors with 6+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years relevant experience or 10+ years or relevant experience

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • High awareness for safety with the ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 30 pounds

  • Ability to be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranes, in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection

  • Ability to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing

  • Climb and work from ladders, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 40 feet

  • Must be able to distinguish colors

  • The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week, as needed

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field

  • The ability to interpret and fabricate components based on basic blueprints or specification sheets

  • ­­One year of experience with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems

  • One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components

  • Structural welding certification

  • Pipe welding certification

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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Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.