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Valmont Industries, Inc. Fluter Machine Operator ( 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) 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 Fluter Operator is an individual contributor who operates the Fluter machine, inspecting, repairing and straightening shafts, and provide training to the Fluter operator helper. The incumbent operates overhead crane, plate blaster, and forklift and maintains the fluter equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize work schedule and materials for continuous operations

  • Set up and operate the Fluter machine according to the work instruction

  • Coordinates quality assurance of the material

  • Operate machinery and equipment such as fork lift, bridge crane, band saw, and pole straightener

  • Maintain good housekeeping in the area exercising safety precautions in accordance with company policies

  • Take accurate precision measurements and occasionally use other gauges and dials when inspecting materials to assure that material meets Valmont’s specifications

  • Lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is 20 pounds

  • Stand, stoop, bend, sit and squat for up to 100% of the shift

  • Drive forklifts of various capacities

  • Operate overhead crane

  • Work in non-temperature controlled work environment, as well as work outdoors

  • Wear all required PPE (personal protective equipment) for working in the production facility Important Details about the Role

  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

  • Perform various other duties requested by the supervisor to ensure customer requests are met

  • This position reports to the Small Pole department’s Production Supervisor

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

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of relevant experience

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Read and write clearly

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent

  • One (1) year of previous experience operating a forklift

  • Accurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliper

  • Ability to locate information from a computer

  • Proficient at math

  • Proficient in reading blueprints

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFS

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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.