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Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Birmingham, Alabama

4200 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221

Why Valmont

We’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.

Business Title:

Production Supervisor

Location:

Birmingham, AL Structures

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Production Supervisor position for Birmingham operations. We are looking for a highly driven individual that directs the manufacturing environment in order to meet production, quality, and cost objectives. Determines requirements for equipment, materials, and manpower resources. Usually directs other first-line supervisors in reporting and scheduling activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement and assign work schedule to maximize utilization of manpower, machines, and equipment

  • Analyze setup time and ensure accuracy, review labor hours, and meet production control schedules

  • Defines expected production standards and monitors performance standards of assigned personnel

  • Ensure inspection checks and quality assurance are occurring to produce high quality products

  • Administer and support company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to Materials Manager and could have up to 45 direct reports

  • Observe assigned personnel to ensure proper operation of assigned equipment

  • Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for improvement

  • Train new employees about organizational activities and safety policies and procedures

  • Administer and support company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner

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

  • High school diploma and 7+ years of relevant experience or Associates Degree with 5+ years relevant experience or Bachelors with 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional objectives

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook

  • A proven record of supervisory experience and must have strong leadership

  • The ability to calculate figures such as pay changes for employees, proportions and percentages, and product dimensions

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

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

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 Quality 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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application, please reach out to your Human Resources Department or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status . Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 22 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.
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