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Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler - 3rd shift ($20+ per hour) in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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

The primary responsibility of the Material Handler is to ensure product and parts are transported (using industrial motorized equipment) to the proper storage or work locations in a fast paced environment while maintaining employee and equipment safety. This position will utilize a computer system to locate part numbers and update inventory accurately.

Essential Functions

  • Load and unload various types of materials and parts for internal and external customers

  • Band, bundle, and package parts insuring minimum product damage

  • Operate small hand tools such as tape measures, saws, drills, small riverters, banders and gas welding equipment

  • Operate forklift, shag trucks, and side loader equipment

  • Responsible for determining proper location of parts

  • Ensuring inventory counts are accurate

  • Work as a team and ensure a safe working environment

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor and has no direct reports

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

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and count accurately

  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds with 20 pound objects being lifted repeatedly throughout the shift

  • Ability to climb into the forklift, stoop, crouch and move about the shop and yard area

  • Working knowledge of using e-mail

  • Ability to work overtime when required for business needs

  • Ability to operate overhead cranes (including cab-over mag crane), forklifts, shag trucks, side loaders and weigh counting scales.

  • Ability to work with wood and small hand tools such as tape measures, saws, drills, small riverters, banders and gas welding equipment

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, planning, communication, and follow-through skills

  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple distractions

  • Three (3) plus years of experience

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 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.