Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipper 1st Shift in Elkhart, Indiana
3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150
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.
A Brief Summary of This Position
The Shipper position is an individual contributor in the Shipping Department. This person must be a highly driven individual that will bundle, crate, box, and wrap products to be shipped.
Responsible for inspecting materials to ensure that products meet established quality standards and quantities are correct for each order
Perform final machining, finishing, and assembly operations on aluminum poles
Perform drilling, painting and component installation on aluminum poles
Bundle, crate, box and wrap products to be shipped to protect the finished product from freight damage Load truck with finished product
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 Shipping Lead.
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.
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.
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 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.