Shipper - Swing Shift in Brenham, TX at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 8/17/2018

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Job Description

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping Laborer position in the Brenham Shipping department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, under direction of the Shipping Supervisor and Lead Person, be responsible for the complete process of loading all products safely and accurately according to Valmont, Texas policies, procedures and work instructions. This position is on a Swing Shift. The scheduled shift times: 6 AM to 6:30 PM Mon, Tues, Fri & Sat. One week Sun, Wed & Thur

Additionally, you will…

  • Be responsible for the proper of identification of material being loaded or unloaded by part number, description, quantity and quality
  • Be responsible for gathering customer orders and staging by stop schedule on the consolidation card and updating the consolidation cards for shortages
  • Be handling the work load coming from all assembly and paint areas
  • Utilize the IFS system for completing transactions on all finished goods coming from the stated areas above
  • Use ship papers and CDR load sheets to identify product to be loaded as required
  • Stage product for loading, identify product using identification markers 
  • Transport product to staging area using straddle truck and forklift
  • Operate overhead crane to lift/move pole product from bolsters to bolsters
  • Operate forklift and straddle buggies to transport product from inventory location to shipping bay to be consolidated
  • Perform general housekeeping which includes and not limited to sweeping, painting, operating powered sweeper and mopping
  • Exercise a keen sense of awareness when moving product to dispose of wood dunage with exposed by product to avoid tripping hazards
  • Contribute to a positive work environment, and willing to work on solutions to problems
  • Bolster product going back to the yard or to the internal customer as specified by the general guidelines posted
  • Communicate to the next Shipping Laborer, Lead or Supervisor to ensure proper loading of each consolidation

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to read & write in English
  • Ability to perform basic math: add, subtract, decimals and fractions
  • Take and Pass Math Assessment taken at time of interview
  • 6 months previous experience driving a forklift in a professional manufacturing environment
  • 6 months previous experience operating an overhead crane
  • Become proficient in operating a Straddle Truck and Shag Truck
  • Knowledge of computer systems

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing setting
  • 1 year experience operating heavy equipment   
  • 1 year experience utilizing IFS system
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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