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Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler - 3rd Shift 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.

Starting $23+/hr PLUS $2 shift differential

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 maininting 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 coils up for hauling

  • Operate small hand tools such as tape measures, mic’s, banders and plasma cutter.

  • Operate forklift and shag truck

  • Responsible for determining proper location of steel coils

  • Ensuring inventory counts are accurate

  • Work as a team and ensure a safe working environment

  • Operate 30 and 40 ton overhead cranes

  • Assist in loading/unloading rail cars and trucks

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

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

  • Three (3) plus years of experience

  • Abiliity 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 and QAD

  • Ability to work overtime when required for business needs

  • Ability to operate overhead cranes, forklifts, shag trucks

  • Ability to work with small hand tools such as tape measures, banders, mic’s, and plasma cutter

  • 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


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family's overall wellness needs are met.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

*Due to the nature of Valmont's Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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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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.