Valmont Industries, Inc. Gearbox Assembler/Machine Operator - 2nd & 3rd shift available ($19+/hr) 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 position 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 offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Paid time off
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
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.
If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
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.