General Labor - 1st shift in Mendota Heights, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota 55120-1119

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.

Position Summary

The Warehouse Worker / General Laborer position is responsible for general labor tasks around our Coatings facility, including workspace prep, parts prep, general warehouse duties, and more.

Visit the Applied Coating Technologies website to learn more about our facility!

Essential Functions

  • Count and mask parts for painting

  • Set up and remove fixtures and/or hooks from conveyor lines

  • Add and remove parts from racking, packaging, and skids as they move through departments and coating processes

  • Brush off, fill, sand and clean parts for painting

  • Package finished goods for return to customer or job site

  • Maintain clean work spaces across the plant

  • Cross-train in other areas around the plant, including but not limited to inspection, painting, material handling, and quality assurance

  • Follow LEAN-oriented processes and procedures to ensure exceptional customer service

Other Important Details about the Position

  • This position reports directly to the Production Lead

  • This is an on-site, production position

  • This position has potential to progress into another role, such as Material Handler or Painter - we'll train you, so you can grow with our business!

Required Qualifications (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Able to communicate clearly

  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Flexible and open to growth

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude

Additional Qualifications

  • Previous warehouse experience

  • Forklift certification, or interest in becoming certified

  • Previous experience in a coatings facility or plant

  • Previous experience in an ISO or LEAN environment

  • Bilingual in Burmese, Hmong, Karen, Spanish, or Vietnamese helpful, but not required

Benefits at Valmont

Valmont offers employees a comprehensive benefit package, including:

  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision coverage starting the first of the month following hire

  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts

  • Tuition assistance

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • Valmont Employee Retirement Savings Plan (VERSP) - 401(k) with pre-tax and ROTH options

  • Employee assistance program

  • Wellness management programs, including tobacco cessation, diabetes management, and sleep and anxiety management

  • Much more!

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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