Valmont Industries, Inc. Associate Scheduler in Bristol, Indiana
1100 Maple St Bristol Indiana 46507
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:
This is an individual contributor position responsible for working closely with the Bristol operations team in helping develop and manage the production schedule in order to balance effectively the customer demands and supply capacity. The ideal candidate will have an innate passion for continuous improvement and a knack for critical thinking and problem solving. You will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment as you work hand-in-hand with Bristol Operations, Engineering, Safety, and Shipping teams to ensure supply strategies are aligned with business goals and objectives. Demonstration of the core values of the Valmont Way is also required.
This position requires the incumbent to multitask and provide quick responses to production problems.
Creates, maintains and verifies the Production Schedule and interfaces with Operations and other stakeholders to resolve labor, equipment and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule deficits and / or interruptions.
Create a level supply schedule that satisfies customer demand with optimum inventory levels and resource utilization as dictated by division policy.
Support the operations team with analysis when needed to create visibility.
Identify, negotiate, and resolve conflicts with respect to material and capacity availability and order-promising integrity
Source and request quotes for new material, or new suppliers for farm-out product.
Participate in continuous improvement of Planning and Control systems.
Ensures planning process and transactional execution that upholds inventory accuracy and integrity throughout the end to end material flow and manufacturing process.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Other Important Details about the Role:
Must have a high awareness for the safety of other employees and machines used in the production area
Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions
Participate in LEAN and 5S projects, as well as keep immediate production area clean
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
The ability to work overtime as needed
The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
The ability to recognize and solve practical problems
Cross-train with other schedulers and purchasing team, to provide backup tasks, as needed
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
HS Diploma or GED Equivalency and 4+ years of work/education experience or Associates Degree
Knowledge of the manufacturing process of spun cast concrete poles
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to visually assess of the final products
Basic knowledge of the computer
Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques
Attention to detail and quality in work
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Posses These Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Authority to operate the crane and the forklift
Experience with or knowledgeable of pole production process
Demonstrated abilities in visual scheduling and inventory optimization
Prior experience with master scheduling utilizing production family methodologies
Communicates openly and honestly in a clear and concise manner on an ongoing basis
Knowledge of mathematics and data analysis
Knowledge of IFS planning, scheduling, and replenishment tools
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 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.