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Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipping Lead in Steele, Alabama

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping Lead position located in Steele, AL. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will use meticulous diligence and care receiving, organizing, storing and loading steel structure components. Additionally, you will…

  • Operate a mobile rubber tire crane

  • Operate a forklift

  • Maintain receiving, storage, and loading operations by complying with and executing material movement activities

  • Understand structural components and read drawings of same

  • Maintain storage yard by ability to measure, track and record component pieces

  • Safeguard storage yard and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols

  • Maintains physical condition of storage yard; inspecting equipment; requesting repairs and replacement when needed

  • Identify and Count quantities completely and accurately

  • Move material utilizing mobile rubber tire cranes and forklift

  • Match incoming paper documents to verify pieces, quantity, and inspect for damage

  • Produce and maintain loading documents for shipments to customers

  • Supervise loading personnel

  • Have opportunities to train for other positions as they become available

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • 1 to 2 years previous experience preferred in loading and unloading structural components in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • OR graduated from an acceptable Technical Training Program focused in material movement

  • 1 to 2 years previous supervisory experience preferred

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

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

  • Repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required

  • The ability to stand 90% of a shift and work in noisy, non-climate controlled outdoor conditions

  • The ability to work with small hand tools including tape measures and gauges

  • Proficient at reading tags, bills of lading, and shipping and receiving papers

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3+ years of previous inventory or material movement experience in an assembly environment

  • 3+ years of previous inventory or material movement experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 3+ years of previous supervisory experience

  • 1+ year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

  • The ability to accurately and honestly check one's own work for quality assurance

  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions completely and accurately

  • High awareness for safety

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.