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Valmont Industries, Inc. Brake Press Operator - Day Shift in Jasper, Tennessee

1950 Industrial Blvd Jasper Tennessee 37347-0438

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.

BASIC FUNCTION:

The incumbent will operate a brake to bend trapezoids into pole shafts. This person will align and measure materials prior to bending with the press brake.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bends pole trapezoids and or parts by using the magnetic crane to move the material and Brake press to complete the projects.

  • Responsible for entering the necessary data into the Press Brake computer.

  • Responsible to complete required reports and record the appropriate date with accuracy.

  • A thorough knowledge of Press Brake procedures & practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. This will include the ability to calculate formulas using basic math, standard U.S. and Metric Measurements.

  • Works under conditions with accurate performance and completion of work within set time limits.

  • Accountable and responsible for essential tools and equipment provided along w/ the maintenance of these tools and equipment.

  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

  • At least 2 years experience in a heavy manufacturing environment is desired or graduation from an accredited trade school.

  • Able to program and re-set the Press Brake, trouble shoot operating malfunctions, and be well versed in operator’s maintenance of the equipment.

  • Able to read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly lay out and bend required product.

  • Knowledge of quality requirements and standards.

  • Ability to prioritize work in order to complete deadlines. Must also be able to work through problem with the minimum amount of assistance from the leadperson or the supervisor.

  • Ability to work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time result without errors.

At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management.

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 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.

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