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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Scheduler in Columbus, Nebraska

1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Scheduler position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will plan, schedule and coordinate the maintenance schedule by reviewing and releasing work orders, and supplier schedules as well as doing emergency purchase of items for maintenance requirements. Additionally, you will…

  • Coordinate the activities and deployable maintenance schedules

  • Evaluate PM requirements and create Work Orders for PM, project work and repair work required by the maintenance team

  • Maintain planned scheduling parameters, such as lead-times, lot sizes, safety stocks, delivery times and order file data for all scheduled items

  • Create a schedule that satisfies production demands with optimum scheduling to prevent equipment downtime

  • 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 special purchase items.

  • Review PM’s for new or change to existing materials. Coordinate and manage inventory levels

  • Summarize daily and weekly work orders for released and firm planned orders and compare these to the PM plan to ensure that all maintenance needs are met

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

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors in relevant field or Associates Degree with 3+ years of experience or 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques

  • Attention to detail and quality in work

  • Judgment and decision making skills while comparing relative cost and benefit potential

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

  • Prior experience setting up and planning schedules

  • Demonstrated abilities in visual scheduling and inventory optimization

  • Prior experience with master scheduling utilizing production family methodologies

  • Thinks globally about the entire business and committed to supporting the needs and goals of an integrated global organization

  • An understanding of priorities and balances short-term and long-term requirements

  • Communicates openly and honestly in a clear and concise manner on an ongoing basis

  • Knowledge of mathematics and data analysis

  • Prior experience outsourcing and purchasing

  • 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.

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