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Valmont Industries, Inc. Quality Tech $22.00 in Mendota Heights, Minnesota

2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota 55120-1119

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:

This Quality Technician position will help evaluate and maintain the Quality System and to keep departments in compliance.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Quality Manager.

  • Review work instructions and job travelers to verify processes for accuracy.

  • Determine different material conditions on parts to determine their acceptability.

  • Assist Quality Manager with customer issues and customer inventories.

  • Able to diagnose, determine root cause and provide corrective actions on quality related problems.

  • Prepare, conduct and document internal audits, agenda and results, monthly.

  • Issues corrective actions as needed and follow up on outstanding corrective actions, monthly.

  • Analyze/evaluate manufacturing processes to identify improvement opportunities and review new processes for possible integration into systems.

  • Perform data gathering, analysis, and distribution of all quality related data.

  • Review and maintain Specification file ensuring current revision (bi-yearly)

  • Able to work with a diverse group of people.

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Oversee vendor’s quality approval qualification

  • Maintain First Article data.

  • Review and approve changes, revisions, and modifications to the quality system

  • Communicate quality system requirements, expectation, and goals to leads, supervisors, and managers

  • Able to make independent decisions with minimal supervision.

  • Perform in-house Calibrations of Measuring Equipment and maintain Calibration Log

  • Perform Work Instruction Training and maintain Training Log.

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

  • 0-3 years of experience in a manufacturing and/or quality role

  • Working knowledge of the Quality processes of an organization

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications.

  • Ability to read, operate and interpret various precision measuring equipment.

  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuade other to change and adapt to new processes.

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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • High degree of accuracy

  • Associates Degree in Engineering Technology, quality, or a related field.

  • Strong math aptitude, ability to read blueprints, and a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.

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

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Can be used for the majority of administrative positions

Work is performed in both production area and office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in all areas with various files and forms and while working on the computer. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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.