Senior Operations Manager

Valmont Industries, Inc. Brenham , TX 77833

Posted 1 week ago

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 Brief Summary of This Position:

This position is responsible for the direction, organization, planning and control of Valmont/Brenham Texas North American Steel Operations Large Pole fabrication department.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and ensure areas of responsibility are meeting customer requirements in a timely and logical manner.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Valmont Safety Mission Statement and site SBO plan and insures that all equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner consistent with company policy.

  • Manages and coordinates activities between marketing, engineering, manufacturing, production control, quality,

  • and dispatching in order to meet customer requirements

  • Provides direction and training for all department personnel

  • Responsible for directing and assessing the production / maintenance activities in order to meet or exceed

  • Annual Operating Plan (AOP) objectives of the plant

  • Monitors the overall manufacturing operation's performance to the agreed upon production plan. Recommends

  • corrective action as required to insure a high level of on-time customer deliveries

  • Identifies and analyzes specific problems associated with information flow, data collection, and existing computer systems.

  • Communicates on a regular basis, departmental, divisional, and company information to all employees

  • Responsible for proper inventory levels to balance inventory costs with appropriate available material to meet

  • master Production schedule

  • Assists in the development of the site's three year strategic plan, annual operating plan and annual budgeting process.

  • Establishes and maintains a high degree of morale and initiative in department employees.

  • Insures that all company policies are followed in a fair and consistent manner in respect to all employee matters such as discipline, performance evaluations, promotions, and terminations.

  • Responsible for determining resource requirements, training needs and internal control procedures that address relevant objectives.

  • Make recommendations on controls, monitor their application with process and provide accountability to senior management for responsibilities in internal control.

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies and evaluate the capacity, staffing levels, and competency of the functional area's personnel. Ensure that reporting staff also maintains professional competencies, certifications and or licenses that are a requirement of their position. Provide training and development opportunities to direct reports, as appropriate.

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

  • Preferred Bachelors with 6+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing leadership position with increasing levels of financial and functional responsibility.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Logistics, Maintenance, Safety, Quality or a Human Resource role

  • Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing

  • Proven managerial skills (previous management/supervisory related work history).

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These

Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with MS Office- PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook Applications; Access a plus

  • Certifications in Lean, Six Sigma, or related training

  • Bachelor's degree in a related Engineer/Tech or Business field

  • Prior management experience in a made-to-order or fabrication shop

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in a manufacturing plant environment and the incumbent needs to be able to move about the office and production environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and/or can be loud in the factory. There is relatively constant exposure to conditions such as dust, dirt, heat, fumes, and cold as well as noise levels above 80 decibels. Many aspects of this role are physical and the incumbent has to be able to lift up to 50 lbs. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, as well as balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception

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.

#LI-JC1

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Preferred Bachelors with 6+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ years relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing leadership position with increasing levels of financial and functional responsibility.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Logistics, Maintenance, Safety, Quality or a Human Resource role

  • Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing

  • Proven managerial skills (previous management/supervisory related work history).

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MS Office- PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook Applications; Access a plus

  • Certifications in Lean, Six Sigma, or related training

  • Bachelor's degree in a related Engineer/Tech or Business field

  • Prior management experience in a made-to-order or fabrication shop

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Oversee and ensure areas of responsibility are meeting customer requirements in a timely and logical manner.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Valmont Safety Mission Statement and site SBO plan and insures that all equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner consistent with company policy.

  • Manages and coordinates activities between marketing, engineering, manufacturing, production control, quality,

  • and dispatching in order to meet customer requirements

  • Provides direction and training for all department personnel

  • Responsible for directing and assessing the production / maintenance activities in order to meet or exceed

  • Annual Operating Plan (AOP) objectives of the plant

  • Monitors the overall manufacturing operation's performance to the agreed upon production plan. Recommends

  • corrective action as required to insure a high level of on-time customer deliveries

  • Identifies and analyzes specific problems associated with information flow, data collection, and existing computer systems.

  • Communicates on a regular basis, departmental, divisional, and company information to all employees

  • Responsible for proper inventory levels to balance inventory costs with appropriate available material to meet

  • master Production schedule

  • Assists in the development of the site's three year strategic plan, annual operating plan and annual budgeting process.

  • Establishes and maintains a high degree of morale and initiative in department employees.

  • Insures that all company policies are followed in a fair and consistent manner in respect to all employee matters such as discipline, performance evaluations, promotions, and terminations.

  • Responsible for determining resource requirements, training needs and internal control procedures that address relevant objectives.

  • Make recommendations on controls, monitor their application with process and provide accountability to senior management for responsibilities in internal control.

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies and evaluate the capacity, staffing levels, and competency of the functional area's personnel. Ensure that reporting staff also maintains professional competencies, certifications and or licenses that are a requirement of their position. Provide training and development opportunities to direct reports, as appropriate.

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and/or can be loud in the factory.


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