Manufacturing Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/28/2022

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10205 Federal Drive, Building B Colorado Springs Colorado 80908

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Manufacturing Engineer position.  The Manufacturing Engineer can perform critical functions in a high mix, low volume manufacturing environment including production cost reduction, time study and methods/process analysis, facilities planning and work cell design, equipment research and acquisition, fixturing design, safety, and ergonomics enhancement, and implementation of ISO 9001 Quality System standards and methods.  This position works under the direct supervision of the Department Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from change and improvements.
  • Perform hands-on tasks in manufacturing departments to develop an understanding of processes and procedures.
  • Lead and promote continuous improvement techniques including Kaizen events, 5S, and Root Cause Corrective Action.
  • Develop, apply, and own lean manufacturing principles and single-piece flow in a flexible manufacturing environment to eliminate waste and improve efficiency.
  • Create processes, procedures, and work instructions to help manufacturing depts. meet quality, budgetary, and performance goals.
  • Lead equipment recommendation, acquisition, and implementation. 
  • Read, comprehend, review, and utilize 2D and 3D blueprints and models.
  • Design and fabricate jigs, fixtures, and equipment using SolidWorks and shop tools.
  • Lead custom packaging design efforts for new products.
  • Participate in product development reviews to improve product manufacturability and operation.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other departments such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Product Line Management, Project Management, and Quality.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of safety related projects and procedures.


  • Ability to consistently handle and follow through with multiple projects and assignments and meet deadlines; maintain a positive attitude when priorities shift, and designs change in a quickly evolving industry.
  • Must possess strong technical communication skills, organization skills, ability to prioritize, and be detail oriented.
  • Must possess strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Innovative and creative within a professional environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Follow all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and production areas as stated by company policy.

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

*Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements*

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Welding, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

Preferred: 2 years of SolidWorks 3D Modeling

Pay:  $60 - $80k annually depending on experience

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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