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Shipping/Receiving Forklift Operator
Located In:Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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
This is an individual contributor position responsible for receiving, unloading, and storing incoming product loads and inspecting finished products for damage and defects. The incumbent will operate equipment used to move material including forklifts and shag trucks. They will be responsible for identifying material and product being loaded and unloaded. The incumbent will create tags for products being unloaded, which may involve taking notes and pictures and entering that information into the computer. Incumbent will be responsible for inspecting galvanized product to ensure a high quality finished product and making recommendations to resolve any damage or defects found in products. Interact with customers and truck drivers, coordinating special handling as a result of an inspection, creating the production schedule, general plant housekeeping, and work safely with the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Operate shag truck and forklifts with the capacity to move up to 22,000 lbs of material on and off of flatbed trailers and railcars
Communicating potential problems or needs with material to the Lead or Supervisor
Inspect incoming material for proper venting and hanging
Inspect galvanized material to ensure it meets the quality standards, reject material that does not meet quality standards, and coordinate special handling for this material
Read tags, bills of lading, and shipping and receiving papers
Create tags on incoming product with details including piece count and finished product packaging
Move pieces of steel and other material up to 50 pounds by hand from different locations in the plant and yard
Operate small hand tools including tape measures, micrometers, saws, drills, riveters, and nail guns
This position reports into Shipping/Receiving Supervisor
Important Details about the Role
Operate computer to enter product information
Assist in creating the production schedule
Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Stand 90% of a shift and work outside in extreme weather conditions
Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
High awareness for safety
The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
No Degree. 0-1 years relevant experience
Ability to work with wood and small hand tools such as tape measures, saws, drills, riveters, and nail guns
Ability to b operate overhead cranes and/or forklifts
Ability to inspect to ensure that products meet quality standards
Ability to bundle, crate, box, and wrap products to be shipped
Ability to load a truck
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds frequently throughout a shift
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
One (1) year experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
One year experience in a Shipping/Receiving or Distribution position
Completion of the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) Inspection course
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Applications accepted through August 13, 2019
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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
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
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.