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Valmont Industries, Inc. Production Assembler in Huron, South Dakota

259 Dakota Ave S Huron South Dakota 57350

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 Production Assembler will be a highly motivated and talented incumbent responsible for assembling electronic components, hardware and various parts to meet blue print specifications. They will also perform inspections of components and parts for defects prior to assembly. The incumbent will aggressively work as part of the production team to meet department goals and customer requirements while ensuring that department goals are met. The incumbent will also be a vital part of ensuring safe working practices are followed at all times and will be accountable for performing daily TPM’s (Total Preventive Maintenance).

Essential Functions:

  • Operate various types of hand and air tools including saws and wire terminating machines

  • Read and accurately follow production blueprints, technical manuals and instructions

  • Visually inspect components for defects prior to assembly

  • Performs continuity tests

  • Responsible for writing reject, move, and shortage tags

  • Initiative to make suggestions which will improve efficiency in operating the machines and/or parts production

  • Participating in lean improvements and other team projects

  • Ability to bend and pivot as well as lift, push and pull objects weighing 25 pounds throughout the shift.

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Professional experience reading and interpreting electrical assembly blueprints or process sheets

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate

  • Ability to read and accurately follow production blueprints, technical manuals and instructions

  • Experience using hand tools in a professional environment

  • Experience performing mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up electrical equipment

  • Ability to accurately use a tape measure and calculator

  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work up to 10 hours of overtime per week when required by business needs.

  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing methodology

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

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Prior wiring or electrical experience

  • Electrical troubleshooting experience

  • Strong working knowledge of QAD

  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast paced environment with multiple distractions

  • Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fraction conversion)

  • Ability to communicate orally and written

  • Ability to comprehend technical manuals, blueprints as we all as multi-step oral and written instructions in English

  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment

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.