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Valmont Industries, Inc. Mechanical/Electrical Engineer 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:

This position reports directly to the North America Engineering Manager. Valmont Coatings is a leader in providing durable and functional coatings solutions that protect and enhance our customers’ products. In North America, this includes 21 sites today. The Division is continuously pursuing growth through both acquisitions and Greenfield construction. The Engineer will work on many varied projects to achieve Coatings Division tactical and strategic goals, including capital, maintenance, process development, and R & D projects. The position will travel as needed to the sites to research and implement these projects. The work involves the application of engineering, project management, and financial analysis skills. Initiative and attention to details are keys to success in this position where projects are identified and managed to completion by the Engineer. Communication skills are vital to work with various functions within the Division and the Engineer will have opportunities to learn how each of these interact for success. Opportunities for advancement include promotion within the engineering department or transfer to operations management.

Essential Functions:

  • Unique opportunity to use engineering skills while learning operations and financial aspects.

  • This role requires 70% travel (internationally/domestically), including overnight stays.

  • Work as a project manager and/or team leader to complete projects by coordinating with other functions, including the formation and directing of Agile teams.

  • Evaluate, select, and apply engineering solutions to a variety of manufacturing related problems.

  • Assist in the development of capital expense budget plans, equipment/construction contracts, and strategic improvement plans.

  • Design and specify new fixtures, tooling, equipment, and method modifications to improve cost, safety, and quality of products

  • Design and specify process heating systems, exchangers, filter systems, and furnaces.

  • Utilize Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) technologies to assist in engineering problem solving

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Safety is a critical responsibility for this role

  • Ability to identify issues and take initiative to address them

  • Communicate with engineering management: including bringing up issues, work/project status, and impediments hindering work

  • Effectively communicate with multiple levels and functions within the company

  • Diligent work ethic to pay attention to details and maintain documentation for future reference.

  • Support global operations as needed

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Chemical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering field

  • Five (5)+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge and expertise in manufacturing process and equipment

  • The ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced working environment

  • Proven track record of continuous improvement results

  • Ability to travel 60%+ Ability to communicate and interact with others in a professional manner

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Five years of previous experience in a Mechanical/Mechanical Design/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or related position

  • Three years of previous experience as a project manager and/or engineering team leader

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

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

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.