Material Handler 2nd & Weekend in Farmington, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/1/2023

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Job Description

20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

Why Valmont
 

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Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.



This position has a  $1,000 Sign On Bonus


The Material Handler position is an individual contributor in the Elkhart facility. This person must be a highly driven individual that will operate material handling equipment including machines like cranes, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment. Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size, quantity, and inspect for damage. Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site.


Essential Functions

  • Operate material handling equipment including machines like cranes, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment.
  • Operate a powered industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in all weather conditions (indoor/outdoor operation).
  • Total compliance with all Company personal protective equipment policies.
  • Observe and maintain all safety procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Load and unload trucks, using a forklift and other material handling mechanisms.
  • Transport products and materials within the plant and back and forth from yard to plant.
  • Supplying manufacturing work stations from stored raw materials.
  • Reporting damaged good and material shortages and verifying inventory levels                .
  • Perform daily Cycle Counts as needed.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.
  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.
  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.
  • Forklift certification or the ability to acquire a forklift certification
  • 1 – 3 years of powered industrial truck (e.g., forklift) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull a maximum of 50 lbs
  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.


Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment operating industrial trucks and equipment.
  • Strong hands-on working knowledge operating machines in a production environment.
  • Ability to physically lift, push or pull up to a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people.

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.