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Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipping Coordinator in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

3129 35th Street Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401-5410

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

This is an individual contributor position and the Shipping Coordinator is responsible for the. arranging of outbound shipments of all orders in the most efficient manner and coordinating with trucking carriers, preparing bills of lading and shipping documents for outbound shipments. This Shipping Coordinator will also assist in arranging for the most cost efficient means of moving product to its destination while meeting the customers’ deadlines

Essential Functions:

  • Work with customers on achieving daily loads of delivery.

  • Prepare load sheets for daily delivery

  • Prepare line up sheets for daily delivery

  • Work with hardware vendors on deliver dates and schedules for all hardware including Valmont Ordered hardware.

  • Report any changes in delivery schedule to immediate supervision.

  • Prepare maps for BOL’s

  • Turn in daily loads to supervision on daily basis to help ensure accurate inventory tracking for pole inventory

  • Work with carriers to arrange daily pick up from Valmont TuscaloosaResponsible for reading basic blueprints Other Important Details about the Role

  • Navigate Computer and MAS200 to lookup past and current bills of lading upon request

  • Create bills of lading for outbound shipments

  • Update weekly shipping spreadsheet

  • Coordinate and track status of each outgoing load

  • Contact Contractors and document completion date and shipping date.

  • Gather PODs from carriers to provide to accountant after product has been delivered.

  • Assist with the preparation of quotes and bids to meet deadlines.

  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures.

  • Reading, understanding, and applying the standards of the Code of Business Conduct.

  • Supporting efforts to identify and communicate to management non-compliance with the Code of Business Conduct or other violations of policy or illegal actions.

  • Accountable to direct supervisor for responsibilities in internal control.

  • Identifying and evaluating risks to the achievement of objectives and understanding established risk tolerances related to areas of responsibility.

  • Execution of control activities in areas of responsibility.

  • Producing and sharing information used in the internal

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

  • High School Diploma / GED required

  • One (1) year of experience

  • Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders

  • Ability to read and decipher blueprints

  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

  • Effectively communicate with key personnel via phone, email, and face-to-face

  • Possess knowledge of transportation terms & manufacturing processes

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds

  • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when inside the production facility

  • Ability to be exposed to outdoors elements for short durations of time

  • Passion & integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 3+ years of experience, within a shipping/logistics coordination role

  • Experience with warehouse inventory systems

  • Experience with an ERP System (ex. IFS)

  • Experience with Traffic Management System

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status . Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Incumbent will also be exposed to production facilities where specific PPE will be required such as hand, hearing, foot, eye, and head protection. There will also be frequent exposure to outside elements for short periods of time. Being outside will also expose them to material handling equipment such as forklifts, straddle trucks, and shag trucks.

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 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.

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