Quality Assurance - 1st Shift (Competitive Pay) in Elkhart, IN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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 Quality Technician position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will demonstrate a commitment to quality and manufacturing principles. Additionally, you will

  • Observe operating activities throughout all product areas; making recommendations, developing action plans and following up to ensure that action plans are effectively implemented.
  • Conduct internal quality audit of individual departments.
  • Assist department supervisors evaluate field problem data and develop action plans to prevent causes of problems.
  • Analyze/evaluate manufacturing processes to identify improvement opportunities and review new processes for possible integration into systems.
  • Perform data gathering, analysis, and distribution of all quality related data.
  • Meets quality requirements and keeps peers informed of unplanned deviations from schedule.
  • Oversee the sites AISC program
  • Inspects complicated assemblies, subassemblies, and/or pieces requiring knowledge of functioning and interrelationships.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and specification

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing and/or quality role.
  • Functional understanding of manufacturing processes such as welding, machining, heat treating, metal forming, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints/ specifications.
  • Ability to read, operate, and interpret various precision measuring equipment, such as micrometers, calipers, ultrasonic, and magnetic particle testing equipment. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuade others to change and adapt to new processes.
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.

    Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Working knowledge of AISC, NACE and aluminum welding
  • CWI or NACE certified
  • Knowledgeable with different welding processes used in both practical and technical application, be familiar with Q.A. work instructions, ASTM, Aluminum industry standards and divisional specifications.

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.