Valmont Industries, Inc. Equipment Operator (straddle truck) - 2nd shift ($20+/hr) in Valley, Nebraska
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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A Brief Summary of This Position
The Material Control Specialist A is an individual contributor position who supports the material control department by the movement, receiving, storing, and issuing of material in an accurate and efficient manner. Responsible for the operation of all material handling equipment in the department, except overhead cranes: forklift, straddle truck and shag truck. Responds to direct two-way radio requests from departments, using good judgment in prioritizing calls. Must use good judgment in inspection of loads for damage and proper handling. This position is responsible for monitoring quantity and availability of bolsters and pole racks, and use of cubic space. Provides pertinent information to oncoming crew for orderly and smooth transition. May be required to assist with functions in other department areas and may work irregular hours. Maintains good housekeeping and exercises precautions for safety operation of all equipment.
Must be company trained and authorized to operate forklift, straddle truck and shag truck
Makes decisions regarding moving, receiving and storing material
Responsible for inspecting loads for damage
Ability to prioritize workloads and resolve discrepancies
Reviews space allocations and material flow to maximize utilization of space available
This position reports to the Production Supervisor
Important Details about the Role
Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size quantity, inspect for damage, and report discrepancies
Store materials and record location on the receiving log and deliver documents to the material control clerk for computer entry
Prioritize issues and deliveries to satisfy manufacturing and shipping needs
Perform audits by comparing records with actual material counted in performing audit
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience
Add, subtract, multiply, divide, read, write, and count, accurately and legibly
Ability to be trained and authorized to operate equipment such as straddle truck, forklift, and shag truck
Stand, stoop, bend, sit and squat alternately for up to 100% of a shift
Read and follow written and verbal instructions
Accurately read a measuring tape
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift up to 20 pounds
Ability to work outdoors with constant exposure to outdoor temperatures
Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with a high awareness for safety at all times
Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
One (1) year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
Prior acceptable job performance, safety record, and attendance required
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.
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.