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Valmont Industries, Inc. Loader in Birmingham, Alabama

4200 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will use meticulous diligence and care receiving, organizing, storing and loading steel structure components. Additionally, you will…

  • Operate a mobile rubber tire crane

  • Operate a forklift

  • Maintain receiving, storage, and loading operations by complying with and executing material movement activities

  • Understand structural components and read drawings of same

  • Maintain storage yard by ability to measure, track and record component pieces

  • Safeguard storage yard and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols

  • Maintains physical condition of storage yard; inspecting equipment; requesting repairs and replacement when needed

  • Identify and Count quantities completely and accurately

  • Move material utilizing mobile rubber tire cranes and forklift

  • Match incoming paper documents to verify pieces, quantity, and inspect for damage

  • Produce and maintain loading documents for shipments to customers

  • Supervise loading personnel

  • Have opportunities to train for other positions as they become available

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years previous experience preferred in loading and unloading structural components in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • OR graduated from an acceptable Technical Training Program focused in material movement

  • 3 to 5 years previous supervisory experience preferred

  • The ability to read, write, add, subtract, multiply, divide and count accurately

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

  • Repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required

  • The ability to stand 90% of a shift and work in noisy, non-climate controlled outdoor conditions

  • The ability to work with small hand tools including tape measures and gauges

  • Proficient at reading tags, bills of lading, and shipping and receiving papers

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 5+ years of previous inventory or material movement experience in an assembly environment

  • 5+ years of previous inventory or material movement experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 5+ years of previous supervisory experience

  • 5+ year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

  • The ability to accurately and honestly check one's own work for quality assurance

  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions completely and accurately

  • High awareness for safety

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.