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Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler in Birmingham, Alabama

4200 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221

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.

Material Handler Job Description:

Valmont is searching for a talented and experienced Material Handler. This person must be a highly driven individual that will operate material handling equipment including machines like cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment. Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size, quantity, and inspect for damage. Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site.

Essential Functions

  • Operate material handling equipment including machines like overhead cranes, forklift, spotter truck, and other material handling equipment.

  • Operate overhead crane industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in all weather conditions (indoor/outdoor operation).

  • Total compliance with all Company personal protective equipment policies.

  • Observe and maintain all safety procedures, policies and regulations.

  • Load and unload trucks, using a forklift and other material handling mechanisms.

  • Load and unload outside conveyers for saws, using overhead crane and other material handling mechanisms.

  • Transport products and materials within the plant and back and forth from yard to plant.

  • Supplying manufacturing work stations from stored raw materials.

  • Reporting damaged good and material shortages and verifying inventory levels .

  • Perform daily Cycle Counts as needed.

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.

  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • Forklift certification or the ability to acquire a forklift certification

  • 1 – 3 years of powered industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull a maximum of 50 lbs

  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment operating industrial trucks and equipment.

  • Strong hands-on working knowledge operating machines in a production environment.

  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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 22 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.
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