Seasonal 1st Shift Warehouse Associate in Minneapolis, MN   at Viking Electric Supply

Date Posted: 5/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Warehouse Associate – 1st Shift

$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 

  • Contribute to daily inbound warehouse operations with Viking Electric.
  • Receive, check-in and put away stock quickly and accurately.
  • Replenish picking locations and unload trailers.
  • Daily use of technology including RF scanners
  • Daily use of power industrial equipment

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.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Attention to detail and good time management skills.
  • Past warehouse shipping and receiving experience preferred
  • Powered industrial equipment experience (Forklift and pallet jack) preferred
  • RF Scanner/warehouse technology experience preferred

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


  • Complete insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.
  • 401(k)
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Tuition reimbursement

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.

Check out the Viking Electric LinkedIn Company Page for more company info and insights from our associates. 

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


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