Shipper 1st & 2nd Shift in Elkhart, IN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/6/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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.

This position starts around $21.00 per hour. This positions hours are Monday-Friday 4:00AM-2:00PM.

A Brief Summary of This Position:  

The Shipper - must be a highly driven individual that is responsible for the picking and packing of pipe, tubing and small parts, as per shipping orders and pick sheet. Responsible for the checking of the proper identification of material being shipped by size, gauge, length, count and quality. 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for picking and packing of pipe, tubing, and small parts as per shipping orders and pick sheet.
  • Inspect to ensure that products meet established quality standards and quantities are correct for each order.
  • Ability to lift an average weight of 20 to 40 pounds, 40% of the time (i.e., all small parts, arms and pedestal bases), and lift 50 pound containers 5-10 times per shift.
  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.
  • Ability to operate fork lifts, overhead cranes, power tools, and packaging equipment.
  • 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.
  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.
  • This position reports to the Shift Lead.

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

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.
  • Basic working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook or similar email software.
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.
  • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions.
  • The ability to meet production, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.
  • One (1) to three (3) years relevant shipping or loading experience.

Maintain a safe and productive working environment

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience in a painting or manufacturing position.
  • Experience operating overhead cranes and forklift.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

Educational Background

  • Able to do basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and fraction conversion)
  • Able to read and comprehend routings and blueprints
  • Able to use a tape measure

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.

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