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Valmont Industries, Inc. locationAtlanta, GA
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Web Mktg Technology Specialist

Valmont Industries, Inc. locationAtlanta, GA
171 positions
info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : January 13, 2021 | Expires : February 12, 2021

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Atlanta, GA, United States

Description

4100-C S Westpark Dr. Atlanta Georgia 30336-2635

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

This is an Individual Contributor position with the Site Pro 1 in the Telecom division. Working under the direction of the Facility Manager, and within the guidelines of established procedures, the Picker/Packer/Shipper is responsible for selecting the appropriate hardware and tower components per the customer's packing slip, packaging the materials and shipping them to the customer. The incumbent has a direct effect on the level of customer service Valmont provides as a shipment error or incomplete shipment could cost our customer downtime. This position requires close attention to detail to accurately pick and pack the correct parts. Those parts are then prepared for shipment and the appropriate documentation is sent with each order. Parts are shipped by LTL or through a designated carrier. The incumbent also participates in projects within the facility and works in a manner consistent with company safety policies.

Essential Functions

  • Operate the following pieces of production equipment: forklifts
  • Accurately pick, pack, and ship items based on customer orders
  • Inventory control activities including cycle counts
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is 20 pounds
  • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as work in non-temperature controlled environment
  • Ability to stand/walk up to 100% of shift
  • This position reports into the Facility Manager and has no direct reports

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

  • High school diploma/GED and 6+ months of relevant education/work experience
  • The ability to perform basic mathematical functions
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions, accurately
  • The ability to work over overtine, as business needs require
  • Experience operating a personal computer

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • 1+ year of previous experience working in a warehouse facility
  • The ability to solve complex problems with high attention to detail and work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner and be an integral part of a team environment

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.

SKILL

Educational Background

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

Language: Ability to read and comprehend non-complex instructions and short correspondence. Ability to correctly write non-complex correspondence.

Computer skills: Ability to use a computer to send e-mails, access orders, perform inventory control tasks, enroll in benefit programs, record data, perform time keeping functions and request time off

Job Training Skill Development

A Valmont operator's license for a forklift will be required after 90 days on the job. The Picker/Packer/Shipper generally needs at least one year of training to effectively perform most tasks within the center. At one year of employment, the worker needs to have the ability to correctly use a calculator, label printers, tape measure, shrink wrap machine, and other mechanical equipment such as a stretch wrap machine, pallet jack, span cable machine, banding equipment. Within a year's time, the incumbent should be efficient at loading the Distribution Center's truck and/or trailer in a safe and productive manner.

Decision Making

This job requires the employee to make decisions that affect the orders of the products which they are shipping or manipulating. These are decisions that affect the employee's own work quality and output. Most all day to day activities will be decided by the incumbent. The employee must understand the processes and functions of the equipment to determine when changes need to be made in the routine tasks due to abnormal conditions. This position calls for the employee to have good attention to detail and accuracy when it comes to picking and packing products as well as visually examining all parts that are being manipulated and determining if/when the part needs to be rejected. Incumbent needs to have initiative in solving problems within these everyday activities. Must have a good understanding of their own abilities and knowledge to determine when to seek help making decisions.

EFFORT

Physical Effort

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Some items will weigh more than 50 lbs., in such an instance team lifting or a forklift should be used. An individual employee should never lift more than 50 lbs without some type of assistance. Must be able to withstand this physical effort for the duration of designated shift.

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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