Welder Lead in Plymouth, IN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description

1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354

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.

JOB TITLE:  Production Lead, evening shift 7:00pm - 5:30am

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for a Production Lead, evening shift position in Plymouth, IN.  This individual that will act as a materials stager, direct the flow and coordination of work flow and communicate the manufacturing progress on a daily and weekly basis to the Production Manager. This position will be a conduit for all production needs requiring open communication with shop management, industrial engineering, and the production planner.

Additionally, you will. . .

  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning of work from blueprints or written specifications and determine operation sequence
  • Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well as welding equipment in a safe and secure manner
  • Recognize and communicate safety issues in your work area to management;
  • Participate in the creation, review and update of Standard Work Procedures in the assigned areas;
  • Coordinate training and ensure competency for all operators on the assigned fixture using the Standard Work Procedures;
  • Understand and manage output expectations and provide daily status of welding and support cells in respect to output issues;
  • Maintain direct communication with management on issues with an impact on output of the production area, such as: equipment/mechanical issues, material issues (quality and/or availability);
  • Provide input for continuous improvement needed at the fixture and/or work area and participate in the improvement process.

What it takes:

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner and be an integral part of a team environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of previous hands-on MIG welding experience in a production environment
  • Previous experience overseeing and leading a manufacturing department/team
  • Ability to read weld symbols and understand blueprints
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

    Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school
  • The ability to solve complex problems with high attention to detail;
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.


  • This position does not have employee supervision responsibilities – it is product management position.

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.