Tapering Assistant 2nd Shift ($17.66)

3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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A Brief Summary of This Position

The Tapering Assistant position is an individual contributor in the Aluminum Operations Department. This person must be a highly driven individual that will work directly with the Tapering Operator produce poles on our Tapering Machine.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for moving aluminum shafts by means of carts/cranes to work area and loading charge rack
  • Ability to load the aluminum shafts into the machine for tapering by means of carts/cranes.
  • Assist the operator by maintaining the aluminum shafts by means of chop saws, pole cutters, and hand tools.
  • Use hand tools to remove the bell of the shaft and cut hand hole openings from poles.
  • Assist with the taper of the shaft and removal of the shaft from the machine when complete.
  • Responsible for maintaining work area including cleaning the tapering machine following the shift.
  • Ability to train as a back-up operator including performing all tapering machine set-ups and tool changes, run the machine to create quality products within productivity standards, and improve the tapering process with a lean focus.
  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.
  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.
  • The employee  must maintain a safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to train as a back-up operator including performing all tapering machine set-ups and tool changes, run the machine to create quality products within productivity standards, and improve the tapering process with a lean focus.
  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.
  • This position reports to the Shift Lead.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic calculations
  • Ability to read and work with prints, drawings and work documents
  • Ability to accurately take measurements using close tolerance measuring instruments
  • Acceptable attendance and prior employment record
  • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • 1 – 3  years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with radial saws, hand tools, overhead cranes and general shop safety
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times.

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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Posted
10/06/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Elkhart, IN 46516, US
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