Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
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Location: Valley, Nebraska
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 Individual Contributor position is responsible for providing the necessary liaison between all departments of the company, agents and the customer to assure that orders requiring engineering/drafting involvement are transmitted with accurate and complete information necessary for efficient development of the proper product. Areas of responsibility include: Create a bill of material, customer drawing and customer documents within the confines of internal engineering standards and procedures utilizing various computer programs. Document the bill of material, drawing and analysis process for each product line. Assist in the development of standard customer specifications, internal. Serve the needs of the organizations' customers both internally and externally in an expeditious manner maintaining a friendly and cooperative nature. Interact with the production staff to ensure the understanding and accuracy of the production drafting process. Serve as a customer service representative when dealing with technical questions from our agents and customers.
Other Important Details about the Role:
The Engineering Technician is expected to consult with the Drafting Supervisor on a limited basis. Therefore, he/she should possess a broad knowledge of departmental and company goals, policies, and procedures and the product lines represented. This individual should also possess the capability of prudent, "on the spot" decision-making. The incumbent interfaces between all departments of the company, agents and the customer for the purpose of providing the information necessary to assure the product developed is in compliance with the customer requirements. This position works directly with the Drafting Supervisor to insure orders are complete and correct so further processing by drafting can be done efficiently and in compliance with the customer requirements. This position works directly with the Drafting Supervisor to transmit information to drafting and to manage the engineering/drafting backlog. This position is also responsible for the handling of special requests from agents/customers by phone, fax, email or letter and must be knowledgeable of current marketing and engineering/drafting requirements. The incumbent must possess the product and system knowledge required to enable him/her to recognize incomplete or conflicting quote, order, or other requested information. This position provides guidance and feedback to the sales and quotes personnel when specific customer requirements exist or have been modified.
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrist rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
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.