Forklift Operator - 1st Shift

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc. ( Learn More )

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US-IN-Jeffersonville
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Job Description

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

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life:  Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Forklift Operator position in the Global Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a forklift, as well as inspect all outgoing products for damage/defects ensuring a high quality finished product.  Additionally, you will…

  • Read Customer Orders, Work Orders, Shipping Orders, or Requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed/shipped
  • Double check quality and piece counts on loads prior to shipment
  • Ensure all incoming materials are properly labeled and inventoried
  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment and follow facility safety regulations
  • Perform other clerical tasks such as typing correspondence, and maintaining filing system.
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment in estimating and executing appropriate size lifts
  • Unload and load steel hauling trucks for customers and company
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently, protecting self and others from accident and injury
  • What it takes

    Required Qualifications

  • 1 year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment
  • 1-2 years of previous experience loading structural steel
  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
  • The ability to read a tape measure
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • The ability to be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, non-toxic fumes and airborne particles, blowing dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, proximity to extreme heat, and moving mechanical parts
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • The ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50lbs continuously
  • Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing/fabrication environment, and/or warehouse
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, 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.

    If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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