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Valmont Industries, Inc. Inventory Control Clerk - 1st Shift in Elkhart, Indiana

3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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 Inventory Control Clerk position is an individual contributor responsible for maintaining a high level of inventory accuracy and integrity within the facility. This includes performaning clerifical functions related to the shipping and receiving process.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for loading and/ unloading of materials on box trucks and flatbeds.

  • Maintain quality and quantity receive materials into the building.

  • Ensure all key functions related to inventory transactions to assure that they are accurate and timely.

  • Performs cycle counts; counts and verifies inventory stock.

  • Coordinates the efforts of the cycle counts in an effort to identify and correct discrepancies as needed.

  • Resolves inventory discrepancies and investigate cause for inventory irregularities, including reporting out to internal departments on discrepancies as needed.

  • Maintains strong working relationships and communications with internal stakeholders.

  • Maintains cycle count records.

  • Stocks physical inventory using a forklift.

  • Identifies and champions opportunities for continuous improvement and cost savings projects for his/her area of responsibility.

  • 100% on Production Floor.

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.

  • 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.

  • The employee must maintaina safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.

  • Ability to work with wood and small hand tools such as tape measures, saws, drills, riveters, and nail guns.

  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • One year experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic calculations.

  • Ability to read and work with prints, drawings and work documents.

  • Ability to accurately take measurements using close tolerance measuring instruments.

  • Acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people.

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

  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.

  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in shipping/receiving position.

  • Experience using an ERP or MRP system.

  • Familiar with engineering drawings.

  • Familiarity with radial saws, hand tools, overhead cranes and general shop safety.

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

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

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

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times.

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.