Warehouse Associate in Grand Island, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

3721 Arch Ave Grand Island Nebraska 68803

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

This is an Individual Contributor position in the Irrigation division.  Working under the direction of the center’s manager, and within the guidelines of established procedures, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for selecting the appropriate item, packing it properly and moving any needed material. The incumbent has a direct effect on the level of customer service Valmont provides as a shipment error or incomplete shipment could cost our customer downtime and loss of crop. This position requires close attention to detail to accurately pick and pack the correct parts. Those parts are then prepared for shipment and the appropriate documentation is sent with each order. Parts can be loaded on a trailer or container, sent by express courier, or put in a vehicle for direct delivery to a local customer. The position of the Warehouse Associate also involves order entry processing, inventory control functions such as perform cycle counts, investigate and resolve discrepancies as well as direct customer service. The incumbent also participates in Lean projects within the facility and works in a manner consistent with company safety policies.

Essential Functions

  • Operate the following pieces of production equipment: forklifts
  • Accurately pick, pack, and ship items based on customer orders
  • Deliver a high level of customer service
  • Inventory control activities including cycle counts
  • Data entry and order processing
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is 20 pounds
  • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as work in non-temperature controlled environment
  • Ability to stand/walk up to 100% of shift
  • This position reports into the Branch Manager and has no direct reports

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

  • High school diploma/GED and 2+ years of relevant education/work experience
  • The ability to work over 10 hours a week in overtine, as business needs require
  • Experience operating a personal computer in a professional environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • Previous experience in picking, packing, shipping or distribution

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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