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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Supervisor in McCook, Nebraska

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Maintenance Supervisor is accountable for the overall supervision and coordination of the Maintenance Department, Tool and Die, and Tube Mill. The incumbent acts as a liaison between all contractors and Valmont Industries during any new construction, addition or revision of existing facilities, addition or revision of utilities, etc. The incumbent works closely with the Engineering team and Managers/Supervisors of the site. Incumbent schedules and directs projects, procures quotes, assembles projects for approval and manages these projects once they are funded through to completion.

The incumbent is responsible for managing various resources during emergency situations such as electrical faults, air/gas/waterline breaks, severe weather related issues, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • Organizes and controls the use of maintenance resources to improve maintenance costs and equipment reliability

  • Instills an orientation for safety, environmental compliance and quality service in all aligned personnel

  • Manages and controls the use of outside contractors/services to economically supplement in-house resources

  • Selects and implements maintenance systems, programs and controls to economically manage maintenance resources and monitor maintenance effectiveness

  • Works in conjunction with Plant Manager, Operations Manager, and Manufacturing Engineering on construction and equipment upgrade/replacement projects

  • Selects and schedules training to continuously upgrade the skill and proficiency of all assigned personnel and economically expand the scope of maintenance capabilities

  • Initiates and maintains coordinates with production/user groups for both short and long term planning and scheduling maintenance actions

  • Proactively implements safety and environmental safeguards beyond normal and expected compliance with established programs

  • Maintains harmonious and supportive relationships with all staff members

  • Achieves an overall 85-90% favorable rating annually if all expectations outlines in Valmont’s Supervisor Safety Performance Evaluation

  • Oversees and provides input for the building of major capital equipment through the Engineering group

  • The position reports into the Operations Manager and has up to 15 direct reports

  • This role requires up to 5% travel, including overnight stays

  • Must be able to work in the Plant a minimum of 5 days per week and have ability to be on call as needed

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Responsible for determining resource requirements, training needs, and internal control procedures that address relevant objectives

  • Make recommendations on controls, monitor their application with processes, and meet with senior management to report on the operation of internal control

  • Maintain the appropriate professional competencies and evaluate the capacity, staffing levels, and competency of the functional area’s personnel

  • Accountable to senior management for responsibilities in internal control

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): 6-12 bullets

  • Preferred Bachelors with 5+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant

  • The ability to travel as needed.

  • Experience in overseeing multiple projects at one time.

  • Basic understanding of engineering knowledge and ability to understand engineering drawings.

  • Technical and human-relations skills necessary to train, motivate and lead employees.

  • Demonstrated strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project or similar).

  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgement and discretion requiring minimum supervision.

  • Excellent understanding of manufacturing/facility equipment operations.

  • Understanding of OSHA standards for General Industry.

  • Understanding of Facility Security issues and operations.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in a supervisory position

  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing or logistic operations environment

  • Practical hands on experience in Lean Manufacturing

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

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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.