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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.

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Shipping Laborer

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Located In:  Brenham, TX
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Brenham, TX
Start Date:  2018-11-02
Requisition #:  R4784
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping Laborer position in the Brenham Shipping department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, under direction of the Shipping Supervisor and Lead Person, be responsible for the complete process of loading all products safely and accurately according to Valmont, Texas policies, procedures and work instructions. Additionally, you will...

  • Be responsible for the proper of identification of material being loaded or unloaded by part number, description, quantity and quality
  • Be responsible for gathering customer orders and staging by stop schedule on the consolidation card and updating the consolidation cards for shortages
  • Be handling the work load coming from all assembly and paint areas
  • Utilize the IFS system for completing transactions on all finished goods coming from the stated areas above
  • Use ship papers and CDR load sheets to identify product to be loaded as required
  • Stage product for loading, identify product using identification markers 
  • Transport product to staging area using straddle truck and forklift
  • Operate overhead crane to lift/move pole product from bolsters to bolsters
  • Operate forklift and straddle buggies to transport product from inventory location to shipping bay to be consolidated
  • Perform general housekeeping which includes and not limited to sweeping, painting, operating powered sweeper and mopping
  • Exercise a keen sense of awareness when moving product to dispose of wood dunage with exposed by product to avoid tripping hazards
  • Contribute to a positive work environment, and willing to work on solutions to problems
  • Bolster product going back to the yard or to the internal customer as specified by the general guidelines posted
  • Communicate to the next Shipping Laborer, Lead or Supervisor to ensure proper loading of each consolidation
  • Work a flexible swing shift

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to read & write in English
  • Ability to perform basic math: add, subtract, decimals and fractions
  • Take and Pass Math Assessment taken at time of interview
  • 6 months previous experience driving a forklift in a professional manufacturing environment
  • 6 months previous experience operating an overhead crane
  • Become proficient in operating a Straddle Truck and Shag Truck
  • Knowledge of computer systems

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing setting
  • 1 year experience operating heavy equipment   
  • 1 year experience utilizing IFS system
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping Laborer position in the Brenham Shipping department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, under direction of the Shipping Supervisor and Lead Person, be responsible for the complete process of loading all products safely and accurately according to Valmont, Texas policies, procedures and work instructions. Additionally, you will...

  • Be responsible for the proper of identification of material being loaded or unloaded by part number, description, quantity and quality
  • Be responsible for gathering customer orders and staging by stop schedule on the consolidation card and updating the consolidation cards for shortages
  • Be handling the work load coming from all assembly and paint areas
  • Utilize the IFS system for completing transactions on all finished goods coming from the stated areas above
  • Use ship papers and CDR load sheets to identify product to be loaded as required
  • Stage product for loading, identify product using identification markers 
  • Transport product to staging area using straddle truck and forklift
  • Operate overhead crane to lift/move pole product from bolsters to bolsters
  • Operate forklift and straddle buggies to transport product from inventory location to shipping bay to be consolidated
  • Perform general housekeeping which includes and not limited to sweeping, painting, operating powered sweeper and mopping
  • Exercise a keen sense of awareness when moving product to dispose of wood dunage with exposed by product to avoid tripping hazards
  • Contribute to a positive work environment, and willing to work on solutions to problems
  • Bolster product going back to the yard or to the internal customer as specified by the general guidelines posted
  • Communicate to the next Shipping Laborer, Lead or Supervisor to ensure proper loading of each consolidation
  • Work a flexible swing shift

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to read & write in English
  • Ability to perform basic math: add, subtract, decimals and fractions
  • Take and Pass Math Assessment taken at time of interview
  • 6 months previous experience driving a forklift in a professional manufacturing environment
  • 6 months previous experience operating an overhead crane
  • Become proficient in operating a Straddle Truck and Shag Truck
  • Knowledge of computer systems

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing setting
  • 1 year experience operating heavy equipment   
  • 1 year experience utilizing IFS system
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.

Applications accepted through December 2, 2018

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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 RSS@Valmont.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

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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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