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:
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual contributor for the Dispatcher position in the Global NA Operations Division. This position is accountable for the organizing and the coordination of all activities related to the execution of a department master production schedule to maintain the shop schedule and keep it up accurate.
Work in a cross-functional reporting structure that assists Scheduling, Shipping, Storerooms, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Finishing, and Small Parts departments. Also interfaces with admin departments, other sites, Vendors, Marketing, Engineering, and Purchasing
Coordinate completion of machine load report with the support and cooperation of manufacturing and the schedulers
Monitor status and expedite shortages to assure minimum manufacturing past due hours as defined by departmental goals
Maintain close communications with departmental Supervisors and/or leads and Production Control
Be responsible for the coordination of feedback to Inventory Control, regarding potential reschedules, overloads, and other potential logistic problems
Other Important Details about the Role:
Understand Production Control techniques and procedures in order to perform those functions over which he/she is to exercise their authority
Basic understanding of manufacturing processes and have the capability of reading standard blueprints generated by engineering
Good verbal and written communications skills, along with good planning, organization, and follow-up skills.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
Understand and be able to use related data processing files, both hard copy documents and CICS through the computer network, while performing his/her daily departmental duties
This position reports into the Operations Planner
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
One (1) year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
One (1) year of previous experience with MRP systems such as IFS and Oracle Discoverer
Basic understanding of Production Control Techniques and procedures
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook
Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and interpersonal skills
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
Read, write and speak English effectively
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
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
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
One (1) year production scheduling experience
Three years of previous experience working in a manufacturing environment or fabrication environment
Associate's degree in Business or related field is preferred
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.