Material Handler I in West Point, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

1700 S Beemer West Point Nebraska 68788-4600

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.

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 Material Handler position in the Global Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will inspect and prepare materials for the galvanizing process. Additionally, you will…

  • Screen materials to be galvanized and report unsafe or inappropriate materials
  • Perform paddling functions to enhance the quality level of galvanized products
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment
  • Inspect and report any materials that are rusty, damaged, bent, missing welds, or improperly vented

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to add and subtract
  • The ability to adequately communicate and understand verbal instructions
  • A working knowledge of production hand tools and gauges
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

 Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • One year of previous experience in a galvanizing or coatings environment
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to recognize hazardous substances and to know basic employee responsibilities for chemical safety
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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