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Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler in Plymouth, Indiana

1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354

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 position is an individual contributor in the PiRod Plymouth facility. This person must be a highly driven individual that will operate material handling equipment including machines like cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment. Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size, quantity, and inspect for damage. Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site.

Essential Functions

  • Operate material handling equipment including machines like cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment.

  • Operate a powered industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in all weather conditions (indoor/outdoor operation).

  • Total compliance with all Company personal protective equipment policies.

  • Observe and maintain all safety procedures, policies and regulations.

  • Load and unload trucks, using a forklift and other material handling mechanisms.

  • Load and unload outside conveyers for saws, using forklift and other material handling mechanisms.

  • Transport products and materials within the plant and back and forth from yard to plant.

  • Supplying manufacturing work stations from stored raw materials.

  • Reporting damaged good and material shortages and verifying inventory levels .

  • Perform daily Cycle Counts as needed.

  • 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.

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • Forklift certification or the ability to acquire a forklift certification

  • 1 – 3 years of powered industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull a maximum of 50 lbs

  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment operating industrial trucks and equipment.

  • Strong hands-on working knowledge operating machines in a production environment.

  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS SUMMARY

Activity

Frequency

Activity

Frequency

N

R

O

F

C

N

R

O

F

C

Lift/Carry:

Body Mechanics

10 Lbs. Or less

X

Bend

X

11 - 20 Lbs.

X

Squat / Kneel

X

21 - 50 Lbs.

X

Twist/Turn

X

51 - 100 Lbs.

X

Climb

X

100 + Lbs.

X

Crawl

X

Reach Above Shoulder

X

Push/Pull

Reach Outward

X

12 Lbs. Or less

X

Hand/Finger Manipulation

X

13 - 25 Lbs.

X

Stand

X

26 - 40 Lbs.

X

Walk

X

41 - 100 Lbs.

X

Sit

X

Computer Ergonomics

Drive

Keyboard

X

Automatic

X

Standard

X

LEGEND N =Never R =Rarely 1-4% O =Occasional 5-33% F =Frequent 34-66% C =Constant 67-100%

Working Conditions & Physical Efforts:

The job is performed in an indoor shop environment. The temperature range can be from 100 degrees in the summer to about 50 degrees in the winter. Most operations may expose employee to some type of disagreeable working conditions (wind, cold, heat, dust, dirt, fumes, noise, vibration, water, or oil). Working conditions may vary with specific work assignments. Exposure to electrical hazards, grease, loud noises, and outside elements occur continually or regularly. Extreme care should be taken to prevent damage to equipment or department personnel in the area of operations especially when performing setups. The job requires safety glasses, hearing protection, and metatarsal safety shoes be worn at all times. The employee must be able to spend the entire work shift on their feet within the shop environment. The incumbent must also be able to wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) for working in the production facility.

Hazards:

This job requires handling metal objects some of which have sharp edges. Extreme care and awareness should be taken for all production jobs. Below are some common hazards that exist for this particular position. Set up and run of equipment provides the potential for injury through slips, falls, strains, pinch points, tripping hazards, shot blasting equipment, high pressure air nozzles, material handling equipment.

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.

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