Small Parts Press Operator 2nd Shift in Brenham, TX at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Small Parts Press Operator position in the Global Engineered Infrastructure Products Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will support the Small Parts Department, under the direction of the supervisor and departmental lead man, operate various machines such as Pacific Press, drill press, iron worker, and saw to fabricate various products of the unit according to prescribed drawings, procedures, specifications, and codes. Additionally, you will…

  • Use shop mathematics, including decimals, complex fractions, and simple algebra to lay out parts according to blue prints within the tolerances required.
  • Operate ironworker, saws, manual drill presses, cutting torch, & grinder as needed.
  • Use measuring instruments, such as protractor, framing square, tape measure, tri-square, center finder, angle finder, levels, scribes, calipers, and drill gauges to fabricate various products of the unit.
  • Understand material requirements and specifications as stated on blue prints and drawings.
  • Decide through the use of learned solutions the sequence of set ups, operations, and processes within the limitations of recognized methods and procedures for completing work in process according to work schedules and constraint and shipping buffers.
  • Coordinate with other personnel in the small parts area to ensure the proper sequence of operations to be performed on specific parts and maintain workloads.
  • Maintain housekeeping in work area, and on all machines used.
  • Perform operator preventive maintenance on equipment, and informs supervisor and/or lead man of any breakdowns or damage of equipment or parts.
  • Follow safe operating procedures on all equipment.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge of basic shop mathematics, addition, subtraction, fractions, multiplication and decimals.
  • Read, write, and/or speak English
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner.
  • Maintain high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be quality conscious.
  • 6 months previous experience driving a forklift in a professional manufacturing environment.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing setting
  • The ability to accurately and honestly check one’s own work for quality assurance
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Initiative to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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