Machine Operator (Pultrusion) 3rd Shift 7:00pm-7:00am in Newberry, SC at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

19845 US Hwy 76 Newberry South Carolina 29108

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.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Composite Machine Operator position in the Composite department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will set up and run various profiles and all variations of pultrusion machines according to line package specifications. Additionally, you will…

  • Maintain roving in creel racks, string setups per drawings, load mat and veils, install tooling, guides, puller pads, etc. in their correct location to produce quality products
  • Run various profiles and machine according to line package specifications including setting of heat zones and pull speeds on all variations of pultrusion machines
  • Cut finished parts to correct length, label, and package/bundle per written and/or verbal instructions
  • Regularly inspect parts for quality at prescribed intervals per written and verbal guidelines using samples and various measuring instruments
  • Troubleshoot and correct various operational and quality problems
  • Assist in disassembly of equipment and tooling in preparation for changeovers and startup of new profiles
  • Record time, production information and other necessary documentation for reporting purposes
  • Detect and report defective material, improper equipment operation and unusual conditions to supervisor
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition
  • Follow all standard and/or prescribed safety regulations
  • Follow all standard operating procedures
  • Train and assist in development of less experience personnel
  • Proper housekeeping of your area at all times

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively from drawings, sketches, tables and schedules
  • Ability to use and read tape measures, gauges, hand and portable power tools, calculators, clippers as well as specialty quality control measuring devices
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Must have to ability to stand for extended periods of time, use hand and arms to reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel and lift up to 70 lbs. without assistance
  • Work with and around chemicals/solvents and work in hot and cold environments

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot processes and take corrective actions
  • Ability to utilize proper decision making techniques
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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


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