Valmont Industries Shipping Crew Lead - 2nd shift - R4984 in Steele, Alabama
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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 our Shipping/Receiving lead position on 2nd shift at the Steele, Alabama Coatings Site. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will receive, unload, and store incoming product loads as well as inspect for damage and defects to ensure a high quality finished product. Additionally, you will
+ Work in an outside environment- rain, heat, cold, etc.
+ Coordinate any special handling required as a result of inspection
+ Operate forklift and/or overhead crane
+ Identify materials or products being loaded and unloaded
+ Operate equipment and machinery in a safe, secure, and productive manner
+ Make recommendations to resolve any damage or defects found in products
+ Lead a small crew of 3-4 employees
+ Follow a shipping/receiving schedule
+ Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
+ Maintain a safe and productive working environment
What it takes
+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent
+ The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
+ The ability to accurately read a tape measure
+ The ability to operate a forklifts and/or overhead cranes
+ The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher
+ Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time, push, pull, bend, squat, reach and walk
+ Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
+ Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
+ One year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
+ One year of previous experience in a Shipping and Receiving or Distribution position
+ The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
+ The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
+ The ability to work outside most of the time in a variety of weather conditions
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.