Valmont Industries, Inc. Shapecutter Machine Operator - 2nd Shift (Starting at 20+/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
The Rotary Shapecutter Operator is an individual contributor who enters information from the flat sheet necessary to run the machine. This position burns raw steel to a shape used for the purpose of making a shaft. The incumbent operates overhead crane, plate blaster, cutting torch, and forklift and maintains the plate blaster.
Locate and load plate to bring into the table
Program machine to cut plate
Remove and properly dispose of scrap
Remove plate once cut
Operate and maintain the Blastec equipment
Monitor raw plate supply, notify lead person and Shag truck operator when plate replenishment is needed.
Monitor scrap trailer weight limits and notify shag driver when trailer needs to be changed
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is 20 pounds
Ability to stand, stoop, bend, sit and squat for up to 100% of the shift
Ability to drive forklifts of various capacities
Ability to work in non-temperature controlled work environment, as well as work outdoors
Ability to wear all required PPE (personal protective equipment) for working in the production facility
Impo rtant 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 Part department’s Production Supervisor
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
3-5 years of relevant experience
Read and write clearly
Proficient at math
Accurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliper
Ability to locate information from a computer
Proficiency in reading flat sheets
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
One year of previous experience programming machinery
A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFS
One year of previous experience working in a Manufacturing environment
One year of previous experience operating a forklift
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
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 exceptional results
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 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.