Shipper 1st / 2nd Shift in Elkhart at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Elkhart
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/23/2022

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.



A Brief Summary of This Position

The Shipper position is an individual contributor in the Shipping Department. This person must be a highly driven individual that will bundle, crate, box, and wrap products to be shipped.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for inspecting materials to ensure that products meet established quality standards and quantities are correct for each order
  • Perform final machining, finishing, and assembly operations on aluminum poles
  • Perform drilling, painting and component installation on aluminum poles
  • Bundle, crate, box and wrap products to be shipped to protect the finished product from freight damage Load truck with finished product
  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.
  • 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  must maintaina safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to work with wood and small hand tools such as tape measures, saws, drills, riveters, and nail guns.
  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.
  • This position reports to the Shipping Lead.

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

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic calculations
  • Ability to read and work with prints, drawings and work documents
  • Ability to accurately take measurements using close tolerance measuring instruments
  • Acceptable attendance and prior employment record
  • 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 .
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • 1 – 3  years of experience in shipping/receiving position.
  • Familiarity with radial saws, hand tools, overhead cranes and general shop safety
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times.

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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