Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipping Crew Lead - 2nd shift in Steele, Alabama
475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613
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.
How you will contribute
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for our Shipping/Receiving lead position on 2nd shift at the Steele, Alabama Coatings Site. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will receive, unload, and store incoming product loads as well as inspect for damage and defects to ensure a high quality finished product. Additionally, you will…
Work in an outside environment- rain, heat, cold, etc.
Coordinate any special handling required as a result of inspection
Operate forklift and/or overhead crane
Identify materials or products being loaded and unloaded
Operate equipment and machinery in a safe, secure, and productive manner
Make recommendations to resolve any damage or defects found in products
Lead a small crew of 3-4 employees
Follow a shipping/receiving schedule
Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
Maintain a safe and productive working environment
What it takes
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
The ability to accurately read a tape measure
The ability to operate a forklifts and/or overhead cranes
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher
Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time, push, pull, bend, squat, reach and walk
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
One year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
One year of previous experience in a Shipping and Receiving or Distribution position
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
The ability to work outside most of the time in a variety of weather conditions
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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.
Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.
From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.
Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.
We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.
Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.