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Valmont Industries, Inc. Assistant Machine Operator - 3rd shift ($22+/hr) in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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 Assistant Slitter Operator positions coils for slitting and operates the entry side of the machine from Operator stations 1 and 2. This position also performs set up on the slitter arbors. This includes using setup software correctly, building, and inspecting arbors once setup is complete. Checks horizontal and vertical clearances. Sets up separator discs and spacers to ensure proper fan out on the overarm. Operates uncoiler, hold-down roller, peeler table, flattener roller, crop shear, pinch rolls, side guides, & slitter head. This position may also haul coils to the mills with shag truck and trailer.

There is no guaranteed progression to a Slitter Operator. Slitter Operators will be hired based on needs of the department, and persons in this position should strive to ready themselves when a Slitter Operator is needed. This position is also expected to do inventory and quality control.

Essential Functions

  • Properly position coils for slitting

  • Perform set ups as needed on the slitter arbors

  • Build and inspect arbors once set up is complete

  • Perform regular checks to ensure horizontal and vertical clearances

  • Set up separator discs and spacers to ensure proper fan out on the overarm

  • Operate other equipment in the slitter area including an uncoiler, hold-down rollers, peeler table, flattener rollers, crop shear, side guides, and slitter head

  • Operator shag truck as needed to haul coils to mills

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

  • 1-3 years relevant work experience

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Ability to learn shag truck operations

  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals

  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure

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

  • The ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50lbs with the most frequent lift under 21 lbs.

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Prior CNC machining experience or experience operating a slitter

  • 1+ years’ experience operating an overhead crane

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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.