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Valmont Industries, Inc. Dispatcher in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual contributor for the Dispatcher position in the Global NA Operations Division. This position is accountable for the organizing and the coordination of all activities related to the execution of a department master production schedule to maintain the shop schedule and keep it up accurate.

Essential Functions:

  • Work in a cross-functional reporting structure that assists Scheduling, Shipping, Storerooms, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Finishing, and Small Parts departments. Also interfaces with admin departments, other sites, Vendors, Marketing, Engineering, and Purchasing

  • Coordinate completion of machine load report with the support and cooperation of manufacturing and the schedulers

  • Monitor status and expedite shortages to assure minimum manufacturing past due hours as defined by departmental goals

  • Maintain close communications with departmental Supervisors and/or leads and Production Control

  • Be responsible for the coordination of feedback to Inventory Control, regarding potential reschedules, overloads, and other potential logistic problems

Other Important Details

  • Understand Production Control techniques and procedures in order to perform those functions over which he/she is to exercise their authority

  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes and have the capability of reading standard blueprints generated by engineering

  • Good verbal and written communications skills, along with good planning, organization, and follow-up skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.

  • Understand and be able to use related data processing files, both hard copy documents and CICS through the computer network, while performing his/her daily departmental duties

  • This position reports into the Operations Planner

Required Qualifications

  • One (1) year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • One (1) year of previous experience with MRP systems such as IFS and Oracle Discoverer

  • Basic understanding of Production Control Techniques and procedures

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • Read, write and speak English effectively

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified

  • One (1) year production scheduling experience

  • Three years of previous experience working in a manufacturing environment or fabrication environment

  • Associate’s degree in Business or related field is preferred


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.