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Valmont Industries, Inc. Outdoor Forklift Operator 2nd Shift (Starting $18 plus Shift Differential) in Farmington, Minnesota

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 Material Handler position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will transport material and maintain material storage as directed by manufacturing and inventory control procedures. Additionally, you will…

  • Loading and unloading trucks

  • Receiving incoming shipments

  • Storing materials in their proper location

  • Supplying manufacturing work stations from stored raw materials

  • Reporting damaged good and material shortages and verifying inventory levels What it takes Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One year on the job experience operating and maintaining a forklift

  • Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic calculations

  • Ability to read and work with prints, drawings and work documents

  • Ability to accurately take measurements using close tolerance measuring instruments · Acceptable attendance and prior employment record 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:

  • One year inventory control experience

  • 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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.

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