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Shipping Coordinator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC143241346
Company Name
Valmont Industries, Inc.
Physical Address

Claremore, OK 74018
Job Description

6492 Tower Lane Claremore Oklahoma 74017

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:

The Shipping Coordinator is an individual contributor responsible for the on-time delivery of $8M – $12M of customer orders per month. This consists of daily communication with multiple sites, Customer Service Representatives, Finishers for Galvanizing and Corrocoat, Paint, Dulling and blasting, Dispatchers, Supervisors, Managers, and shipping personnel to ultimately ensure that all product is delivered on-time and per the customer’s requirements. The incumbent seeks relevant information on scheduled shipments to establish short-term shipping and workload priorities, then analyze their actions to determine the effect/impact on business goals. This position is also responsible for communicating with all supporting departments to ensure the completed product is delivered to the shipping department within an acceptable timeframe to ensure on-time delivery objectives can be fulfilled. The role requires maintaining a library of various documents specific to both customers and Valmont sites.

Essential Functions:

+ Develop, execute, and modify project plans based on efficiency and customer requirements

+ Seek daily communication from upstream departments to ensure product is correctly prioritized

+ Expedite orders through shops to achieve on-time delivery of customer product

+ Provide estimates and frequent updates in regards to planned ship & delivery dates. Arranging priorities and expediting of hot orders through the finished processes in order to drive our Ship Complete on Time (SCOT) index metrics.

+ Create, organize, and maintain document libraries of inventories at finishers of all new and finished goods on a daily basis.

+ Review, input and audit data with above-average attention to detail & accuracy

Other Important Details about the Role:

+ Coordination with finishers and other Valmont sites to insure product is complete and ready to be released for shipment to meet on-time delivery to the customer.

+ Responsible for their own safety, and required to report any unsafe acts or conditions to the appropriate personnel

+ Responsible for the quality and integrity of their work, including reporting & data accuracy

+ Continuously improve the level of support provided to stakeholders, which ultimately impact the end-customer

+ Support the Shipping Leads and Supervisors, as well as other administrative tasks within the shipping department

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

+ High School Diploma / GED required

+ One (1) year of experience

+ Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders

+ Ability to read and decipher blueprints

+ Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

+ Effectively communicate with key personnel via phone, email, and face-to-face

+ Possess knowledge of transportation terms & manufacturing processes

+ Ability to lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds

+ Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when inside the production facility

+ Ability to be exposed to outdoors elements for short durations of time

+ Passion & integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

+ Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 3+ years of experience, within a shipping/logistics coordination role

+ Experience with warehouse inventory systems

+ Experience with an ERP System (ex. IFS)

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Incumbent will also be exposed to production facilities where specific PPE will be required such as hand, hearing, foot, eye, and head protection. There will also be frequent exposure to outside elements for short periods of time. Being outside will also expose them to material handling equipment such as forklifts, straddle trucks, and shag trucks.

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.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.


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