Machine Operator (Starting at 20+/hr) in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Cutoff Operator position in the Tubing Division. This position will train in days and then will move to overnights. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will set up and operate the flying band saw cut-off or the flying friction cutoff to cut lengths of tubing to meet customer specification. Additionally, you will…

  • Set the length to be cut by the computer operated pulse generator/accelerator
  • Maintain accurate records of customer orders and total elapsed time of the mill crew
  • Adjust pull through drive section to maintain accurate ovality and straightness of all tubing
  • Inspect for the quality of the tubing ensuring no scratches, dents, or other deformities are present on the final product
  • Monitor tube ends to ensure tubing cuts are precise and without deformity
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
  • The ability to stand and walk 95% of the shift
  • The ability to bend and stoop up to 70% of the shift
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

 Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be flexible to work extended hours including nights and weekends when necessary
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

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