Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Supervisor- 1st Shift (7:00am-7:00pm) in Newberry, South Carolina

19845 US Hwy 76 Newberry South Carolina 29108

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 Supervisor position in the Composite Structures Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for safety, product quality, exercising cost control, producing parts and assemblies to schedule, motivating shop employees to attain quantity and quality standards and administering company & division policies.

Additionally, you will…

  • Monitor employees performance to ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed and adhered.

  • Implement and assign work schedules to maximize the utilization of manpower, machines, and equipment

  • Defines expected production standards, and monitors performance standards of the assigned personnel

  • Observes personnel to ensure the proper operation of assigned work and equipment

  • Ensures inspection checks and quality assurance occurs to produce high quality products

  • Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement

  • Administers and supports company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner

  • Implement LEAN practices and strive for continuous improvement of department

  • Trains new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Five years of experience in manufacturing or logistics/distribution environment

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

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

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

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

  • The ability to effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience

  • The ability to calculate figures such as pay changes for employees, proportions and percentages, and product dimensions

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Associates Degree or higher preferred

  • 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 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, call (402) 963-1115 or 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.