Valmont Industries, Inc. Forklift Operator Day Shift in Salina, Kansas
1100 North Ohio St Salina Kansas 67401-2403
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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.
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A Brief Summary of this Position
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Forklift Operator position in the Salina, Kansas Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a forklift and other lifting and moving equipment in a safe and efficient manner to deliver on-time, high quality Valmont products.
Demonstrate excellent judgment in estimating and executing appropriate size lifts
Unload and load steel hauling trucks for customers and company
Operate equipment safely and efficiently, protecting self and others from accident and injury
Document, count, and verify customer piece counts for shipping and receiving
Manage paperwork to properly identify incoming materials and outgoing products in accordance with established product control systems and shipping orders
Ensure the accuracy of the computers inventory system and the physical location and organization of inventory
Wear required Personal Protective Equipment and follow facility safety regulations
One year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
Excellent hand and eye coordination with 20/20 corrected vision
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
The ability to be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, non-toxic fumes and airborne particles, blowing dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, proximity to extreme heat, and moving mechanical parts
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly Qualified Qualifications:
One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:
Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)
401k retirement plan with company match
Paid time off
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave
Work Life Support
Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year
Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more
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.