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Valmont Industries, Inc. Fabricator CNC Programmer in Farmington, Minnesota

20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position

The Fabricator position is an individual contributor in our NA Operations facility. This individual must be motivate, detail orientated, and reliable.

Essential Functions

  • Be able to identify by sight and give the proper description of the component items used and/or manufactured.

  • Be able to read, understand, and manufacture component parts in accordance with production drawings provided.

  • Be able to properly set-up, operate, and perform routine operator maintenance on special jigs provided for the manufacture of component parts.

  • Be able to safely and skillfully set-up, operate, and perform routine operator maintenance on the following:

  • Milling Machine

  • Drill Press

  • Hand hole Drilling and Tapping Machine

  • Vertical Band Saw

  • Horizontal Band Saw

  • Back Stand Grinder

  • Tube Bender

  • 2-3/8" Diameter Tube Deburrer

  • 2-3/8" Diameter Tube Notcher

  • Tapping Gun

  • Be able to properly inventory processed component parts used and/or manufactured.

  • Be able to use and properly care for the following:

  • Veneer Caliper

  • Ball Micrometer

  • Pitch Micrometer

  • PI Tape

  • Tape Measure

  • Combination Square

  • Level

  • Bullhorn Arm Go-No go Gauge.

  • Be knowledgeable in the use of general safety equipment and specific safety equipment relating to machine shop and anchor bolt operations

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.

  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.

  • Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficulty.

  • Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery.

  • The employee must maintain a safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.

  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.

  • This position reports to the Shift Lead.

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

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.

  • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people.

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

  • The ability to meet production, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment.

  • One (1) to three (3) years machine shop experience.

  • Operation of CNC Equipment is not required, but preferred.

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift up to 20 pounds.

  • Read blue prints.

  • Ability to use tape measure.

  • Ability to be Valmont trained and certified in operation of forklift.

  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.

  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience in a machine shop.

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

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

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

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times.

Educational Background

  • Able to do basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and fraction conversion)

  • Able to read and comprehend routings and blueprints

  • Able to use a tape measure

  • Able to use a computer to enter production date, perform time keeping functions, interface with machines and other equipment

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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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 100 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.