Assistant Slitter Operator - Graveyard (Starting at 21+/hr) in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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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 Assistant Slitter Operator positions coils for slitting and operates the entry side of the machine from Operator stations 1 and 2.  This position also performs set up on the slitter arbors. This includes using setup software correctly, building, and inspecting arbors once setup is complete.  Checks horizontal and vertical clearances. Sets up separator discs and spacers to ensure proper fan out on the overarm.  Operates uncoiler, hold-down roller, peeler table, flattener roller, crop shear, pinch rolls, side guides, & slitter head.  This position may also haul coils to the mills with shag truck and trailer. 

There is no guaranteed progression to a Slitter Operator.  Slitter Operators will be hired based on needs of the department, and persons in this position should strive to ready themselves when a Slitter Operator is needed.  This position is also expected to do inventory and quality control.

Essential Functions

  • Properly position coils for slitting
  • Perform set ups as needed on the slitter arbors
  • Build and inspect arbors once set up is complete
  • Perform regular checks to ensure horizontal and vertical clearances
  • Set up separator discs and spacers to ensure proper fan out on the overarm
  • Operate other equipment in the slitter area including an uncoiler, hold-down rollers, peeler table, flattener rollers, crop shear, side guides, and slitter head
  • Operator shag truck as needed to haul coils to mills

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

  • 1-3 years relevant work experience
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to learn shag truck operations
  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals
  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50lbs with the most frequent lift under 21 lbs.
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Prior CNC machining experience or experience operating a slitter
  • 1+ years’ experience operating an overhead crane

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email