Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/7/2022

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28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

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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.

A Brief Summary:

The Production Supervisor is a position in the Tubing division to provide leadership and direction to the operations across Tubing Production, focusing on process improvement, metrics and standards within the Valley site Tubing operations. You must be a motivated person who is hands-on, and an independent self-starter interested in acquiring the experience necessary to grow a career in operations management. You will manage the shift's operation including oversight of safety, production, quality, shipping and receiving, scheduling, maintenance, lean implementation and initiatives. You will demonstrate the ability and to carefully run a department, and development of people

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the production operations of the Tubing Department
  • Manage resources to ensure that all department operations are meeting safety, quality, and production goals
  • Help identify operations' best practices, performing lean audits and kaizen events, and travel occasionally to assist/learn from high-level project management experiences
  • Use 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 workforce requirements through proper staffing 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
  • Develop plant personnel to produce maximum efficiency and use of available resources
  • Select, train, develop and motivate an staff to assure the profitable attainment of present and future safety, production, quality and service goals
  • You will have 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 productivity improvement climate that encourages suggestions for operational improvement
  • Administer and support company procedures
  • Train new employees about divisional and organizational activities and safety procedures
  • Prepare 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:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of relevant experience, Associates degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant experience
  • 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
  • Occasionally lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds
  • Wear all required PPE for the production facility, and 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 results

Highly Qualified Candidates:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations, 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
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their personal 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.

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