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We recognize that our employees are the cornerstone of our accomplishments.  We pride ourselves on being people of passion and integrity who excel and deliver results.

As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates in every area of every division around the world.  Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.

We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement opportunities.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, wherever their career with Valmont may take them.

Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we recognize that diversity brings benefits to the company – ways of thinking and approaches to decision making that can make us more successful.  We value the differences among individuals and welcome diversity within our workplace.  Each Valmont manager ensures that all applicants and employees are afforded an equal opportunity in employment.  We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.  Our policy prohibits discrimination on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected under law.

No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life.  They are making the world a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.

Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that is The Valmont Way


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Located In:  Mccook, NE
Zipcode:  69001
Date Posted: 
Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Mccook, NE
Start Date:  2017-12-04
Requisition #:  R2874
Positions Available: 

Working under the direction of the Production Supervisor or Plant Manager, and within the guidelines of established procedures, the Shipper unloads or load shipments. Once unpacked, incoming shipments are examined and damaged items are rejected. All shortages need to be recorded and correspondence with the shipper will need to take place to rectify damages and shortages. Items are then routed to the appropriate departments. As part of this position the shipper may operate the following equipment: forklift, hand and air banding and crimping tools, lift tables, small hand tools, vacu-lifts, weight scales, air driven staple/nail guns, radial arm saw and heat shrink ovens. Shippers may be trained to work in more than one of the following areas within Shipping: crate line, sockets, kit pack, inside service parts, sprinkler charts, sprinkler hardware, sprinkler drop, cutting miscellaneous motor leads, inventory, or overhead cranes. One of the main tasks is to compare identifying information (amounts, weights, measurements) of incoming and outgoing items to verify information against the bill of lading, invoices, orders and other records. The incumbent needs to be able to identify errors in shipping and part order paperwork, recognize weight discrepancies and bring them to the attention of the appropriate personnel. Wooden or cardboard containers may need to be assembled when preassembled containers are not available or appropriate for the shipment. The items on the order are then selected and carefully placed into the containers. Once the order is completed or the container is full and meets all specifications, the container is banded with a metal bander. The Shipper then stamps, stencils, glues or affixes identifying shipping information on cartons. Similar to other plant employees, the Shipper participates in Lean projects within the plant and works in a manner consistent with stated company safety policies.

Basic Qualifications:

· High school diploma or GED equivalent

· The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Additional Qualifications:

· Strong analytical, problem-solving math skills

· A strong working knowledge of tools such as: banders, crimping tools, air-driven nail/staple guns, radial arm saws

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

· Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience reading and interpreting blueprints or process sheets in a professional environment

· Previous work experience in a picking, packing, shipping or distribution position

· Experience operating a forklift in a professional work environment


Educational Background

1. Math: The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage as well as draw and interpret bar graphs

2. Language: Ability to read and comprehend non-complex instructions and short correspondence. Ability to correctly write non-complex correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to small groups of customers or employees

3. Computer skills: Ability to use a computer to send e-mails, enroll in benefit programs, record production data, perform time keeping functions and request time off

Applications accepted through January 3, 2018


Build Your World

Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at

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Making the World a Better Place to Live

Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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