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Valmont Industries, Inc. Receiver (Day Shift) in McCook, Nebraska

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

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 primary responsibility of the Receiver is to unload shipments per the guidelines of established procedures. Receiver 1 is the first step in a progressive line of receiving positions which enables employees to move into higher level positions as they gain experience and acquire additional skills. Responsibilities include operating a variety of material handling and receiving equipment in a safe and efficient manner. The Receiver 1 will also be expected to maintain appropriate housekeeping and safety standards.

Essential Functions

  • Responds in a positive fashion to the direction of a shift supervisor or lead, participating in departmental/cell team functions

  • May need to operate the following equipment in a safe and efficient manner: forklift, order picker, hand and air driven banding and crimping tools, lift tables, small hand tools, vacu-lifts, weigh scales, air driven staple/nail guns, hand-held barcode scanners, computers, storage carousels, skin wrap machine, cable wrapping machines

  • Unload, inspect and receive product coming in on trucks, identify where they get put away, do the correct terminal transactions to bring the inventory into site.

  • Unload, inspect and receive product coming in on trucks, identify where they get put away, do the correct terminal transactions to bring the inventory into site.

  • Maintains housekeeping and safety standards

  • Demonstrates effective and proper communication skills, being a willing and effective team player

  • Responsible for safety, productivity, quality, and personal behavior

  • Recognize major parts to sight (most crateline and high volume parts)

  • Work varying shifts as required for business needs

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

  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, read, write, and count accurately

  • A working knowledge of using e-mail

  • The ability to work with wood and small hand tools such as tape measures, crimping tools, scales, banders, and air-driven staple/nail guns

  • The ability to stand, bend, push, pull, climb, lift and walk

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • The ability to operate forklifts, shag trucks, or weigh counting scales

  • An understanding of documents pertaining to unloading trucks

  • The ability to identify information (amounts, weights, measurements) of incoming items to verify information against the bill of lading, invoices, orders, and other records.

  • An acceptable work history and attendance record

  • Material handling and inventory experience

  • A satisfactory safety record and constant awareness of others safety as well as their own

  • May be trained to work in more than one of the following areas: crate line, sockets, kit pack, inside service parts, sprinkler charts, sprinkler hardware, sprinkler drop, cutting miscellaneous motor leads, inventory, or overhead cranes.

  • Candidate reports to Inventory Control Specialist

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Prior receiving experience

  • Experience using radio frequency scanners

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.