Bilingual Production Supervisor – Graveyard shift


Job title: Bilingual Production Supervisor – Graveyard shift

Company: Valmont Industries

Job description: 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 Production Supervisor is a position in the Irrigation division that will provide leadership and direction to the operations across Irrigation Production, focusing on process improvement, metrics and standards within the Valley site Irrigation operations. The incumbent must be a highly driven individual who is confident, hands-on, and an independent self-starter interested in acquiring the skills and experience necessary to grow a career in operations management. This position manages the shift’s operation including oversight of safety, production, quality, shipping and receiving, scheduling, maintenance, lean implementation and initiatives. This position demonstrates the ability and self-discipline to carefully and accurately run a department, as well as development and coaching of people.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the production operations of the Irrigation Department
  • Manage resources to ensure that all department operations are meeting or exceeding safety, quality, and production goals
  • Assist in identifying operations’ best practices, performing lean audits and kaizen events, and travel occasionally to assist/learn from high level project management experiences
  • Utilize production and other analytical reports to better gauge plant performance and to make better decisions
  • Review and control operation expenses for raw materials, operating supplies, and equipment
  • Maintain manpower requirements through proper staffing, training, and development of production employees, supervisors, and other technical personnel
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety requirements as specified by corporate policy and government regulation
  • Plan and develop plant personnel to produce maximum efficiency and utilization of available resources
  • Select, train, develop and motivate an effective staff to assure the profitable attainment of present and future safety, production, quality and service objectives
  • This position has up to 60 direct reports and the ability to lead and influence the team to maintain a safe and productive environment while improving engagement and culture within the team
  • Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement
  • Administers and supports company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner
  • Trains new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety policies and procedures
  • Prepares daily time sheets for hourly employees, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports
  • Understanding of The Valmont Way theory of Lean Manufacturing principles, including Lean Daily Management

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

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant experience, Associates degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Ability to work 3rd shift consistently
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Comprehension of lean manufacturing principles including standard work, continuous improvement, problem resolution and delivery of results positively affecting the bottom line of the organization
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to wear all required PPE for the production facility, as well as be exposed to outdoor weather and indoor facility conditions including cold, heat, dirt, noise and fumes
  • 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:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations as well as state and federal labor standards
  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
  • Lean or Six Sigma Certification

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.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • 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.

Expected salary:

Location: Valley, NE

Job date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 07:25:31 GMT

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