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Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipping/Receiving Forklift Operator in Tampa, Florida

9520 East Broadway Ave Tampa Florida 33619-7721

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Shipping/Receiving clerk position in the Tampa, Florida Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that possesses knowledge of scale operations, basic computer skills, good communication skills, and attention to detail. They will also track inventory of incoming and outgoing product as well as inspect for damage and defect to ensure a high quality finished product

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

  • Ensures that materials are properly packaged, identified, and tags scanned.

  • Loads material in a safe, secure, and professional manner.

  • Keep scale apron clean.

  • Weigh material and record weight.

  • Utilize mil reader to verify Zinc thickness

  • Coordinates the movement of finished material to scale.

  • Coordinates the movement of finished/weighed/inspected material to the finished yard.

  • Ensures that the scale is tested daily and properly maintained.

  • Be able perform operational duties when necessary.

  • All other duties as determined by management.

  • Operate forlift in a safe and secure manner

  • Read customer Orders, Work Orders, Shipping Orders, or Requisitions to determine items to be be moved, gathered, or distributed/shipped.

  • Enter orders received in. (data entry)

  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment and follow facility safety regulations.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:

  • The physical ability to stand and walk duration of shift

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions

  • Must be able to obtain Fork Lift Certification

  • Neat and accurate handwriting.

  • A basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook.

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.

  • Must follow safety rules and report all accidents and near misses to management.

  • High attention to detail.

  • Excellent hand and eye coordination with 20/20 corrected vision.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure

  • The ability to lift 50lbs

  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One year of previous experience with scale operations

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • Thorough understanding of the scale operation duties as it pertains to safety and quality.

  • One year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment

  • The ablity to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

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.

JOB CONDITIONS

Working Conditions

The employee is continually exposed to a working environment consisting of smoke and irritating particulate impurities, acid fumes from pickling tanks, and large quantities of windblown dust and ash produced as by-product to the process. In addition, the nature of the industry results in extreme heat in the summer (typically 10-15 degrees above outdoor temperature), and melting snow off of incoming material results in damp, cold working conditions in the winter. The winter conditions are doubly hard to manage. The average employee dresses to be comfortable while doing his / her assigned task, and in doing so, subjects him / herself to chilling and cold as large fluctuations in temperature are brought about by the moving of material in and out of the facility.

Hazards

The galvanizing industry is a heavy, demanding industry that is plagued by many hazards; however, this job description assumes that many of these hazards are avoidable if properly managed by close supervision and skilled employees. Some hazards are, include: hypersensitive reaction to chemical environment, heat exhaustion or aggravations created by blowing dust and ash. In addition, constant exposure to such hazards as burns, cuts, contusions of various degrees and eye injuries make the possibility for incidents high even under the best conditions.

Benefits

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.
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