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Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Supervisor in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

1549 James I Harrison Jr Pkwy Tuscaloosa Alabama 35405-2616

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 position is responsible for supervising all phases and operations of the shop production. This position assures quality work, on-time delivery, with the least expense possible and in a safe manner. This position is also responsible for the maintenance of equipment in the department.

Essential Functions:

This job is accountable for steel fabrication operations. The Production Supervisor is directly responsible for the production on their shift, they must supervise to keep the lowest possible cost, on-time deliveries, acceptable quality, and a safe environment.

The Production Supervisor executes guidelines to maintain a good workforce. They must be knowledgeable in all machine operations working with the Plant Manager, General Manager, and other production supervisors to have a good working relationship throughout the plant.

As Production Supervisor of the department, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • The maintenance of their department's equipment

  • The safety of their department's employees

  • The quality of products produced in their area

  • Their goal is to ensure that each employee under their supervision accepts the ownership and responsibility for:

  • Quality

  • Safety

  • Maintenance of their equipment.

  • Should be able to obtain information from their superior as to what projects need to be achieved.

  • Communicate with others to determine the proper procedure to get the task accomplished.

  • Analyze setup time to be sure its accurate, review labor hours, and meet production control schedules.

  • Must work with everyone in the organization to try and improve production.

  • Keep up with what manpower we have, what type of experience we need, how we can use our manpower more efficiently to keep our costs down and to satisfy our customers.

  • To implement and monitor procedures for proper logging of materials when bringing in materials or shipping out jobs for material.

  • Keep quality level high within the department.

  • Maintain a safe working environment.

  • Responsible to provide leadership, direction, and compliance with Valmont Tuscaloosa’s loss control objectives, OSHA, EPA, NRC, and other applicable regulations.

  • Achieves an overall 85-90% favorable rating, annually of all expectations outlined in Valmont’s Supervisor Safety Performance Evaluation.

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

  • 3-5 years of experience as a supervisor or lead man in a metal fabrication environment that exhibits the candidate’s skills and capabilities to meet the principle accountabilities of the position

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • College degree preferred

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing

  • Experience with OSHA regulations

  • Machinist experience


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 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.