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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.

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

Material Control Specialist (2nd and 3rd shift available)

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Located In:  Valley, NE
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Valley, NE
Start Date:  2020-09-16
Requisition #:  R9207
Positions Available: 
 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 Material Control Specialist A is an individual contributor position who supports the material control department by the movement, receiving, storing, and issuing of material in an accurate and efficient manner. Responsible for the operation of all material handling equipment in the department, except overhead cranes: forklift, straddle truck and shag truck. Responds to direct two-way radio requests from departments, using good judgment in prioritizing calls. Must use good judgment in inspection of loads for damage and proper handling. This position is responsible for monitoring quantity and availability of bolsters and pole racks, and use of cubic space. Provides pertinent information to oncoming crew for orderly and smooth transition. May be required to assist with functions in other department areas and may work irregular hours. Maintains good housekeeping and exercises precautions for safety operation of all equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be company trained and authorized to operate forklift, straddle truck and shag truck
  • Makes decisions regarding moving, receiving and storing material
  • Responsible for inspecting loads for damage
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and resolve discrepancies
  • Reviews space allocations and material flow to maximize utilization of space available
  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor

Important Details about the Role

  • Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size quantity, inspect for damage, and report discrepancies
  • Store materials and record location on the receiving log and deliver documents to the material control clerk for computer entry
  • Prioritize issues and deliveries to satisfy manufacturing and shipping needs
  • Perform audits by comparing records with actual material counted in performing audit

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

  • One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience
  • Add, subtract, multiply, divide, read, write, and count, accurately and legibly
  • Ability to be trained and authorized to operate equipment such as straddle truck, forklift, and shag truck
  • Stand, stoop, bend, sit and squat alternately for up to 100% of a shift
  • Read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Accurately read a measuring tape
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to work outdoors with constant exposure to outdoor temperatures
  • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One (1) year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Prior acceptable job performance, safety record, and attendance required
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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 email

Applications accepted through October 16, 2020


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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