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Customer Relationship Management Intern in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Customer Relationship Management Internship position in the Irrigation Division. We are looking for a driven individual that will learn how to write and process master orders used by production, shipping, invoicing, advertising, cost, and estimating departments.

Valmont’s internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

Essential Functions:

  • Enters, schedules, reviews, accepts, administers and invoices irrigation system orders, sprinkler packages, and parts orders for the assigned international market.
  • Oversee all activity relating to assigned area of international irrigation systems and part orders including initiating, prioritizing and scheduling shipments and coordinating processing of international order with all Valmont departments, overseas sites and dealerships
  • Responsible for monitoring anti-boycott rules from the U.S. government and ensuring that none of the orders from Valmont’s facilities are destined for restricted countries.
  • Schedule orders to maximize profitability of supply location based on cost of goods, freight and availability
  • Provide information on cost analysis of international orders to accounting and territory managers for evaluation of profitability of their regions
  • Ensure the utmost care is taken to compile data to determine how Territory Managers achieve margin targets and make recommendations as needed
  • Maintaining a professional business relationship with global operations personnel and internal cross-functional teams supporting international orders
  • This position reports into the Manager, International Order Management and has no direct reports and no indirect reports.

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

  • Associates Degree or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
  • One year of experience in customer service, retail, sales, telemarketing position, or applicable other experiences
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal; and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to keep a positive, professional attitude in a high volume, fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines which must be met
  • Possess advanced problem solving skills, with attention to detail and an analytical orientation
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook 
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills in planning and organizing to handle multiple tasks concurrently

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bilingual skills


  • Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader
  • Paid Internship – Valmont values you
  • Potential development into a regular full-time position
  • Flexible full-time day shift hours during the summer
  • A thriving culture in a growing business
  • Interactive group activities with intern peers

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

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