Receiving Associate in Minneapolis, MN   at Viking Electric Supply

Date Posted: 6/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Warehouse Receiving Associate

$16.00/hour starting wage

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Days/Hours: Monday - Friday / 6:00am - 2:00pm

Overtime hours may be needed 

Join a team that will make you proud to be a Viking Electric employee. You will facilitate moving product throughout the distribution center with the use of power industrial equipment (PIE). You will utilize forklifts, cherry pickers, walking riders, reach trucks, EZGo carts, and additional equipment may be used.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Load, unload, and move material in a safe manner manually or by using forklift, pallet jack, handcart or other device.          
  • Count, check, prepare, and record items being received or shipped.
  • Complete paperwork, documentation, and data input in accordance with established procedures.
  • Perform maintenance and housekeeping duties.
  • Participates in and follows all Viking policies, guidelines, and procedures (safety, Anti-Harassment, Ethics, etc).
  • Act in helpful and cooperative manner toward customers and Viking associates.
  • Participate in processes and programs aimed at promoting a safe work environment.

Core Competencies expected of all Viking Electric Associates:

  1. Acts with Integrity
  2. Builds Effective Relationships
  3. Communicates Effectively
  4. Creates and Leads Change
  5. Develops Self and Team
  6. Drives Performance and Results
  7. Makes Quality Decisions

Minimum Requirements 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, organized and positive warehouse environment.
  • Ability to stand and move throughout the warehouse in various temperatures
  • Ability to frequently lift, push, and slide packages that typically weigh up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work full-time, 40 hours per week.
  • Attention to detail and good time management skills.
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Past warehouse equipment experience preferred (forklift, pallet jack)
  • Past warehouse experience preferred (shipping/receiving tasks)

Employee Incentives 

  • Breakroom
  • Uniform provided
  • Safety Shoes reimbursement 
  • Opportunities for internal employment growth
  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.
  • Opportunities for community involvement.
  • On the job training and e-learning courses

Viking Electric Values:

Viking Electric's shared values drive the daily decisions of our associates and define how we interact with each other, our customers, suppliers and communities.  For Viking Electric these shared values are:

  • Integrity - Behaving in a respectful, straightforward and ethical manner.
  • Excellence - Delivering great experiences throughout our entire business.
  • Innovation - Taking the initiative to drive positive change in our business.
  • Commitment - Bringing passion, creativity and knowledge to all that we do.
  • Collaboration - Enabling shared success through teamwork

Viking Electric is a wholesale electrical distributor and solutions provider with 23 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Ill. The company was founded in 1964, in St. Paul, Minnesota to serve the needs of the electrical industry. Viking Electric serves residential and commercial electrical contractors, industrial, tool, and related markets. The company stocks more than 30,000 products from 400 manufacturers including electrical supplies, lighting, power tools, hand tools, wire and cable, automation, data com, switchgear, and more. Viking Electric is a Sonepar Company.

Viking Electric is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer