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Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler in Bristol, Indiana

1100 Maple St Bristol Indiana 46507

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Material Handler prepares finished product to customer specification for storage and shipment; Perform a variety of tasks including moving poles from fabrication to the yard, identifying pole to be shipped in the yard as indicated on the shipping documents and loading that pole on the truck. May be asked to assist other crews when needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Knowledge of the technological instructions for the production of spun cast concrete poles

  • Knowledge of the assortment of the spun cast concrete poles

  • Correct use of the provisions contained in the specification / technical documentation

  • Work with administration to ship poles needed by the customer

  • Work with truck drivers to confirm finished goods are identified and loaded properly for delivery

  • Coordinate drivers with travel lift and riggers

  • Ensure all shipping documents are properly received with necessary signatures

  • Maintain computer records of inventory movement

  • Participate in inventory cycle counts

  • Cooperation with operators of overhead cranes

  • Constant control of technical condition of devices and tools

  • Compliance with the general OHS and fire safety instructions and a station instruction

  • Follow the instructions of superiors and management

  • Maintaining order in your workplace

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to the Plant Manager and has no direct reports or indirect reports

  • Must have a high awareness for the safety of other employees and machines used in the production area.

  • Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions

  • Participate in LEAN and 5S projects, as well as keep immediate production area clean

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

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

  • The ability to work overtime as needed

  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure irritating particulates

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems

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

  • Basic education

  • General math skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to read executive documentation of poles

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Communication skills

  • Manual skills in using tools for binding reinforcements

  • Current medical examination

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Posses These Preferred Qualifications

  • Vocational or secondary education towards concreter / steel fixer

  • Experience in the manual making of armaments

  • Knowledge of the use of the dimension saw of pre-stressing steel

  • Authorization to operate a davit (up to 250kg)

  • Rights to operate a forklift

  • Authorizations to operate cranes from the "0" level

  • Experience in working in a similar prefabrication plant

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

  • Work on the production floor and in storage yard, mainly standing and walking position

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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 Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.