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Shipping Lead- Weekend Shift (Starting $25+ w/ $1.25 Shift Differential) in Farmington, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping Lead position at the Farmington Facility.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will oversee the production and shipping functions. Additionally, you will…

  • Direct all work priority for manufacturing processes and coordinate shipping activities
  • Plan for the efficient production and shipment of finished product in the most efficient manner
  • Utilize human resources to accomplish required production and shipping activities in an effective manner
  • Actively promote Valmont Safety and Lean programs
  • Effectively train, lead and motivate staff in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ensure accountability of all staff to key deliverables including quality of work, quantity of work, attendance, safety, teamwork, etc.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Working Environment/Physical Efforts

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hands(s) and arms(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Able to use hand tools, including files, hammers, snips; power tools such as sanders, drills, riveters, and grinders.
  • Proficiency in working with hand tools and common metal shop tasks

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Previous experience in a metal fabrication environment
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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