Valmont Industries, Inc. Shift Supervisor 2nd Shift in Sioux City, Iowa
2301 Bridgeport Drive Sioux City Iowa 51111-1001
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 position is responsible for overseeing and managing the production, material flow, and the quality control of the Galvanizing department. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for administering organizational policies and procedures at the department level and for supervising the daily shop operations and establishing work priorities to meet internal and external customer shipping commitments. Incumbent will establish shift objectives to support the division’s goals and objectives and review this performance plan. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring manufactured products meet or exceed quality standards and initiate actions necessary to maintain standards. Incumbent will order and supervise the necessary repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment throughout the production area. Additional responsibilities include maintaining records for the accuracy and timeliness of daily footage and poundage, completed orders, and inspection reports. The Shift Supervisor will enforce good safety and housekeeping practices and employee training programs. Incumbent will be expected to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times on the production floor.
Implement work schedule to maximize utilization of manpower, machines, and materials and assign work to hourly employees
Process parts and/or components to meet production schedule and advise Operations Manager and schedulers of difficulties in meeting plans or schedules
Monitor performance of assigned personnel, complete employee performance review, and take corrective action as necessary
Report discrepancies in blueprints, specifications, methods, engineering data, standards, etc. to Operators Manager
Ensure product quality meets specified standards and assigned personnel make inspections as required by standard procedures
Report and investigate all incidents in a timely manner
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of assigned personnel’s time and production through various production reports
Conduct shift start up meetings at the beginning of every shift and monthly safety meetings with personnel
Administer company policies in a firm, fair, and consistent manner
Maintain good housekeeping and safe working conditions in assigned areas
Train new employees into department activities and safety procedures
Other Important Details about the Role:
Serve as a champion for various teams/projects to promote continuous improvement
Actively participate in monthly Safety Leadership Team meetings
Assist with maintaining process tanks at required levels of concentrations for quality galvanizing
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
High school diploma or GED equivalent with 2+ years of leadership experience in an industrial environment
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in front of an audience
Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
Ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
Preferred Bachelor’s with 3+ years relevant experience OR Associate’s Degree with 5+ years relevant experience OR 7+ years of relevant experience
Three years of supervisory or management experience in and industrial environment is preferred
Working knowledge of OSHA, environmental regulations, and state and federal labor standards is preferred
Experience utilizing an automated time and attendance tracking system is preferred
Ability to calculate figures and amounts including proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume for product and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry is preferred
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
In addition to an office setting, the supervisor also spends a majority of his or her time on the production floor as well as outside during all seasons of the year and in the manufacturing areas. The supervisor is expected to wear all necessary PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), as required. This position is exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat and cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris, confined spaces, and working in high areas. Up to 5 percent travel to domestic locations may be required. While performing the duties of this job, the supervisor is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The supervisor is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
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, 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.