Valmont Industries, Inc. Material Handler (Composites) 1st Shift 7:00am-7:00pm in Newberry, South Carolina

19845 US Hwy 76 Newberry South Carolina 29108

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.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Composite Material Handler position in the Pultrusion department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will maintain and move pallets, supplies and tooling for composite pultrusion machines. Additionally, you will…

  • Maintain inventory of pallets required for the composites manufacturing process

  • Transport pallets from outside building to locations where needed inside building

  • Assist in packing of pallets and confirming that all products are packed per specifications

  • Move pallets from pultrusion machine to proper areas

  • Modify pallets if needed

  • Clean pultrusion tooling setups and store in proper place

  • Load and empty burn off oven of pultrusion tooling

  • Bring in empty drums for resin mixing

  • Put away supplies when they are delivered to departments

  • Follow all standard and/or prescribed safety regulations

  • Follow all standard operating procedures

  • Maintain proper housekeeping at all times

  • Cross training to learn all department operations

  • Remove scrap after signed off

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively from drawings, sketches, tables and schedules

  • Ability to use and read tape measures, gauges, hand and portable power tools

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, use hand and arms to reach, push, pull stoop, kneel and lift up to 70 lbs. without assistance.

  • Work with and around chemicals/solvents and work in hot and cold environments,

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must exhibit a strong sense of self-motivation

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and independently without daily direction from supervision

  • Ability to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to utilize proper decision machine techniques

  • 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, call (402) 963-1115 or email

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.