Operations Manager in Los Angeles, CA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

4116 Whiteside St Los Angeles California 90063-1619

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 Operations Manager position at our Los Angeles, CA Coatings site.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will direct, coordinate, and control the plant’s anodizing operations to ensure efficiency and profitability for the company. Additionally, you will…

  • Manage the use of plant resources to ensure that all plant operations are meeting or exceeding, safety, quality, and production goals as set by the General Manager
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety requirements as specified by corporate policy and government regulation
  • Facilitate positive customer relations through the services of quality coated product and on-time delivery
  • Utilize 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 manpower requirements through proper staffing, training, and development of production employees, supervisors, and other technical personnel
  • Plan and develop plant personnel to produce maximum efficiency and utilization of available resources
  • Select, train, develop and motivate an effective staff to assure the profitable attainment of present and future safety, production, quality and service objectives

 

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management, Engineering, or Business with an emphasis in  operations
  • Two years of supervisory or management experience in an industrial environment
  • Proven track record in lean manufacturing principles including standard work, continuous improvement, problem resolution and delivery of results positively affecting the bottom line of the organization
  • The ability to work in a cooperative manner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • The availability to travel at least 10% of the time
  • The ability and willingness to relocate as necessary
  • 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 experience in galvanizing or a related industry
  • Five years of supervisory or management experience in an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations as well as state and federal labor standards
  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  •  Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.