Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Clerk 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 basic function of this position is to support the manufacturing management group in the implementation, communication, and tracking of various improvement and performance activities. Creates and maintains systems to track manufacturing performance as it relates to divisional goals. Will maintain clerical efforts of the Mid-Size Pole office including tasks such as data entry and tracking results for workloads, customer orders and future needs, as well as communicating needs to the shop personnel and answering questions from support departments.

Assists manufacturing management in the creation and presentation of information critical to the division’s success. Makes contact with outside vendor/services as required. Provides basic back-up support to the manufacturing group as determined by the shop’s Supervisor and/or Manager. These tasks may include issuing material, receiving material into a new locations, verifying and sending emails to all parties regarding testing requirements, updating “reject” tags and working on check-in packets for materials.

Essential Functions:

  • Routine collection and updating of various manufacturing records

  • Ongoing design and improvement of tracking systems

  • Assembly of presentation materials for departmental and divisional meetings

  • Orders supplies and specialized items for the manufacturing group

  • Provides basic clerical support to the manufacturing management group

  • Assist Production Control department in areas of coverage, order entry & tracking

  • This position reports into shop’s Production Supervisor

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with abilities to create, modify and update detailed spreadsheets/graphs

  • Must have a good understanding of IFS & Discover no later than end of first 30 days

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Possess high mathematical aptitude using percentages

  • Should have knowledge of the manufacturing processes

  • Emphasis on accuracy is a must

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

  • High School diploma and 1+ year of experience

  • Minimum of six months of strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based applications

  • Minimum of one-year experience with general office practices including experience with office equipment such as: copiers, printers, scanners, and computers

  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgement, discretion, and initiative

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications is essential

  • Strong numerical aptitude and analytical ability for filing, data entry, and keyboarding skills with extreme emphasis on accuracy

  • Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, draws valid conclusions using independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in performing job duties

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines which must be met with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work in and be an integral part of a team environment

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds with 10 pounds maximum as most frequent lift

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Previous administrative experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment

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

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email

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.