Shift Supervisor in Steele, AL at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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 Production Supervisor position in our Global Coatings division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will oversee and manage the production, material flow, and quality control of production on 2nd shift. Additionally, you will…

  • Administer organizational policies and procedures at the department level
  • Supervise daily shop operations and establish work priorities to meet production commitments
  • Establish shift objectives to support locations goals and objectives and review this performance plan
  • Ensure manufactured products meet or exceed quality standards and initiate actions necessary to maintain standards
  • Order and supervise the necessary repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment throughout the production area
  • Maintain records for the accuracy and timeliness of daily poundage, completed orders, and inspection reports.
  • Enforce good safety and housekeeping practices as well as employee training programs
  • Drive lean manufacturing through safety, quality, delivery and cost with required results

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree from a tech school/ two-year college with a minimum of one year of proven experience in a leadership or supervisory role or High School Diploma/GED with two to five years of proven experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • One year minimum experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to create excellent results through team work
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment
  • Willing to travel at least 5%

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Four year degree and a minimum of 3 years of proven supervisory experience or a two year degree with a minimum of 5 years of proven supervisory experience
  • Two years minimum of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • The ability to achieve and maintain required results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost using Lean Manufacturing
  • Previous forklift and/or overhead crane experience 
  • The ability to calculate figures such as proportions and percentages, and product dimensions
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience

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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