Valmont Industries, Inc. Gearbox Assembler - 1st and 3rd shift ($18+ per hour) in Valley, Nebraska
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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 incumbent will work as part of dynamic team to build the best irrigation final drive Gearbox that is highly valued by customers throughout the world. This positon is an entry level position progressing through four (4) levels. Level 1 incumbents will assemble and paint gearboxes as part of the assembly line team. As they master the assembly and paint processes, they will begin developing CNC and robotic cell operation skills that prepare them for progression. This incumbent is responsible for maintaining a high level of quality in their own work by following established quality practices and procedures. This incumbent will enjoy working in a fast paced, physically and mentally challenging environment. They must have a passion for quality, and achieving goals. They will also develop lean manufacturing skills and participating in safety, quality and process improvement activities.
Operate air assisted lift equipment to relocate gearboxes from assembly line to paint and pallets
Identify abnormal processes or incorrect parts and products
Perform in process quality checks using various tools including torque wrenches, calipers and other measuring tools
Grasp small parts including bolts, screws, O rings, bearings, and races and attach them to the gearbox assembly
Follow safety policies and procedures including hazardous energy control and use required PPE
Identify safety hazards and report them using the proper systems
Participate in lean improvement projects
Maintain shop and work areas in a clean and safe environment. This includes using the 5S methodology (sorting, straightening, shining, standardizing, and sustaining)
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate
Ability to safely lift up to 44 pounds repeatedly (150-512 times) throughout the shift
Ability to be physically active including standing, bending, lifting, and walking during the entire shift
Ability understand and follow verbal and written instructions in English
Ability to read print as small as 1/16 of an inch in size
Ability to work as team member and communicate well
Must be able to maintain concentration in a busy, noisy, distracting environment
Must be able to adapt to changes and challenges throughout the day
Ability to work over ten (10) hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
Technical Certification preferred
Associates Degree preferred
Strong understanding of mechanical assembly
Previous machine work experience with production equipment or performing tool changes
CNC or robotics experience
Experience using calipers, micrometer, plug, thread and dial gauges
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.