Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Supervisor in Claxton, Georgia
674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417
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Valmont is urgently hiring to fill various roles in support of our Operations at our Claxton, GA facility, including Production Supervisor.
This position reports to the site Plant Manager and has direct and indirect reports
Monitor employees' performance to ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed and adhered to
Implement and assign work schedules to maximize the utilization of manpower, machines, and equipment
Defines expected production standards and monitors performance standards of the assigned personnel
Observes personnel to ensure the proper operation of assigned work and equipment
Ensures inspection checks and quality assurance occurs to produce high quality products
Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement
Administers and supports company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner
Trains new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety policies and procedures
Prepares daily time sheets for hourly employees, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports
Other Important Details about the Role:
Thorough knowledge of the equipment and processes in the areas
Acquired knowledge of planning, organizing, controlling, coordinating, and directing manufacturing personnel.
Possess a high level of supervisory capability, which insures leadership, and motivation of subordinates to attain high standards of quality and productivity
React to change in a timely and organized manner
Evaluate and weigh alternatives, establish appropriate priorities, and formulate sound decisions affecting all phases of the operation
Foster harmonious relations within their shift and between shifts
Accountable for safety, product quality, exercising cost control, meeting production schedules, the proper uses of direct and indirect labor, accurate record-keeping and reporting, minimizing scrap and rework costs, training new and existing personnel, and communicating with other supervisory and management personnel as well as subordinates
Frequent use of computer terminals and personal computers to perform duties of their position
Thorough knowledge and awareness of the safety issues related to each operation performed within the department, and must assure that all employees adhere to safe practices at all times
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Bachelors with 5+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience
Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing or logistics/distribution environment
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Recognize and solve practical problems and/or issues
Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
Effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience
Calculate figures such as pay changes for employees, proportions and percentages, and product dimensions
Work in a high volume, fast paced environment
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Three years of experience in a supervisory position
Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing or logistic operations environment
Practical hands on experience in Lean Manufacturing
Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Paid time off
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
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:
In addition to an office setting, the supervisor also spends a majority of his or her time on the production floor as well as outside during all seasons of the year and in the manufacturing areas. The supervisor is expected to wear all necessary PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), as required. This position is exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat and cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris, confined spaces, and working in high areas. Up to 5 percent travel to domestic locations may be required.
While performing the duties of this job, the supervisor is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The supervisor is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
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.