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Valmont Industries, Inc. Lead-Shop in Fort Meade, Florida

1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Production Floor Lead position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for supervising the Production department, ensuring the Assembly department has all the necessary and correct material for daily production, cleaning the department area, and training new employees in the department. In addition, all site personnel receive cross-training and will be expected to work in any part of the plant as required by management. Additionally, you will…

  • Compile all paperwork and create a checklist using the weekly production schedule

  • Design prints to guarantee daily production of the correct poles

  • Stamp nameplates

  • Cut pipe and welding rings for the Assembly department

  • Ensure all materials are placed in the next day’s production boxes

  • Unload all receiving trucks

  • Count and keep inventory on all supplies

  • Repair pipe lugs, deemed un-repairable, for future production

  • Train all new personnel to the Production department

  • Assist other crews with other departmental work and cleaning

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools in a professional environment

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • Welding certification

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

  • The ability to pass a forklift driver’s test

  • The ability to learn on the job in a fast-paced environment

  • The ability to read and comprehend engineered design prints

  • Must be flexible to work extended hours including nights and weekends when necessary

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • A high awareness for safety at all times

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

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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 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.