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Valmont Industries, Inc. QA Inspector (Evening Shift) in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

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.

Starting Wage: $22.92/hour + $1.00/hour shift differential for 2nd Shift

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the QA Inspector (Evening Shift) position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will ensure that the products manufactured within the division and all materials received from outside divisions meet or exceed quality requirements of the customer and Valmont. Additionally, you will…

  • Ensure correct assembly of fabricated materials by dimensional checks and visual inspection of welds

  • Conduct Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) by ultrasonic, magnetic particle equipment, and dye penetrant equipment

  • Interpret reports for NDT and pass or reject materials according to quality acceptance

  • Record testing and inspection information on the required inspections sheets, production cards, and computer reports

  • Have the authority to reject material or stop work processes to minimize financial loss and risk of customer dissatisfaction

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Two years of additional education or relevant experience, with at least six months in a welding or inspection environment

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • The ability to accurately use and read a tape measure, thread gauges, micrometer, protractor, and dial calipers

  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • The ability to stand up to 95% of the shift

Highly qualified candidates will also posses:

  • Previous experience with NDT or Associates Degree or Certificate in Welding discipline or NDT: VT, MT, UT

  • Two years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • The ability to work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time result without errors

  • The ability to prioritize work in order to complete deadlines

  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

  • The ability to work effectively and efficiently with plant employees, supervisors, management, and customers

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

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Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.