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Valmont Industries, Inc. Machine Operator - 3rd Shift (Sun - Wed, 6 P to 4:30 A) $18.00 + $1.5 Shift Differential in Plymouth, Indiana

1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354

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 Grinder position is an individual contributor in the PiRod Plymouth facility. This person must be a highly driven individual that will polish, grind, and operate machines in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Functions

  • Operate a hand-held grinder to finish small part components.

  • Process material in accordance with shop drawings through the use of designated machines.

  • Operate automatic machines.

  • Load machine programs, as needed, specific to product orders.

  • Troubleshoot causes of operating errors and determine possible resolutions.

  • Maintain material traceability.

  • Seek opportunities for improvements within the manufacturing department.

  • Perform tasks according to production needs to minimize downtime.

  • Manage time to efficiently produce quality products within designated work hours

  • Communicate information and provide feedback, in person, with co-workers, Shift Lead, Shift Supervisor &/or Production Manager.

  • Perform general housekeeping.

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.

  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Strong hands-on working knowledge operating machines in a production environment.

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints/shop drawings.

  • Must be able to read a tape measure to within 1/32”

  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Previous experience grinding parts within a manufacturing environment.

  • Industrial trade school training in industrial machining

  • 6 months of previous qualified welding experience in a professional, manufacturing environment

  • 6 months of previous CNC machining experience in a professional, manufacturing environment

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.