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Quality Inspector

Mendota, Minnesota
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

This position is responsible for the overall inspection processes for acceptability per customer specifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Pre-process, in-process, and final inspection of customer supplied parts.
  • Determine different conditions on parts to determine their acceptability.
  • Determining proper packaging for parts
  • Ensure accurate counts
  • Record information on job travelers and computer if required.
  • Ability to work in all inspection roles, whatever the department.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specification

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports directly to the Production Lead
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of people.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Able to multiply, divide, add and subtract proficiently.
  • Able to make decision on your own
  • Able to understand and use all inspection equipment and procedures.
  • Diagnose, determine root cause, and provide corrective actions on quality related problems

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

  • Must be able to read and write legibly
  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs
  • The ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds frequently throughout the shift
  • Up to 2 years previous Quality experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment.
  • Proven track record in lean manufacturing principles including standard work, continuous improvement, problem resolution and delivery of results positively affecting the bottom line of the organization
  • The ability to work in a cooperative manner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.
  • Actively participates in department safety, demonstrates excellent safety practices and behaviors and conforms to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

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. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

All of the working conditions for this position is in a manufacturing shop environment with exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cold, heat, noise, dust. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic and safety safeguards such as hearing protection and safety glasses. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds in working with many different parts for processing. 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.

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  • Job Reference: 717278716-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Valmont Industries, Inc.
  • Location: Mendota, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent