Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler/Stager in Brenham, Texas

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Material Handler/Stager position in the Shipping department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Departmental Supervisor/Lead person in the Stores department, be responsible for complete process of loading all products safely and accurately according to Valmont, Texas policies, procedures and work instructions. Additionally, you will…

  • Responsible for inspecting material movement equipment to insure safe operations and reporting any unsafe conditions to Leadperson/Maintenance

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment prior to use.

  • Responsible for the proper identification of material movement per Valmont procedures

  • Responsible for gathering orders and staging orders per Valmont procedures

  • Responsible for completing all transactions through MRP system on material movement per Valmont procedures

  • Identify product to be loaded as required per Valmont procedures

  • Transport product to the staging area using straddle truck and forklift

  • Responsible for operating overhead and/or stacker cranes to lift/move pole product

  • Perform general housekeeping which includes and not limited to sweeping, painting, operating powered sweeper and mopping

  • Exercise a keen sense of safety when moving product

  • Conduct Cycle counts on inventory

  • Correct inventory errors.

  • Assist in other storeroom activities when crane is not in use.

  • Assist in loading trailers as needed

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and write English

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

  • 6 months prior experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • 6 months prior experience operating heavy equipment

  • 6 months prior experience using computer inventory control system

  • Become a certified forklift operator within 30 days

  • Complete overhead crane training within 90 days

  • Become proficient in operating a straddle truck and shag truck

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year prior experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • 1 year prior working experience operating heavy equipment

  • 1 year prior working experience using IFS system to tract work orders

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

  • A person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.

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

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.