Warehouse Associate Backup Driver in Madison, WI   at Viking Electric Supply

Date Posted: 5/30/2021

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Job Description

Viking Electric

Backup CDL Driver/Warehouse Associate

SIGN ON BONUS $2,000.00

Madison, Wisconsin 

Schedule: First shift hours (no nights or weekends) 

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). Members of our warehouse team perform a variety of duties involved in packing and checking orders, ensuring the orders are complete, accurate and free of damage. 

As a backup delivery driver, you will be called on to fill-in on delivery routes in relief of our full-time driver pool. When acting as a delivery driver, you will work closely with the operations team to coordinate outbound deliveries, including scheduling of specialty equipment when required. Understand daily delivery functions, routes, and transfer system.

 City Desk/Warehouse Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers with product orders in person or over the phone
  • Navigate computer programs to find products and complete orders for customers
  • Contribute to daily location warehouse/operations responsibilities 
  • Picking & packing product for shipment or delivery to customers
  • Some use of power industrial equipment

Backup Delivery Driver Responsibilities:

  • Be the face and reputation of our company while delivering products
  • Maintain D.O.T. Medical Card & Clean Motor Vehicle Record
  • Ensure truck is in safe operating condition and maintains a clean appearance.
  • Communicate with sales associates through problem-solving to meet customer needs.
  • Ability to frequently lift, push, and slide packages that typically weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Construct pallets based on delivery area preventing stock from being damaged on delivery.

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

Required Skills:

 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

Job Related Skills:

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, organized, and positive warehouse environment.
  • Ability to frequently lift, push, and slide packages that typically weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid Class B CDL with/Airbrake
  • Clean driving record
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work full-time, 40 hours per week.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Attention to detail, good time management and problem-solving skills.

Minimum Experience

  • 1-year commercial driving delivery experience
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Use of technology including mobile devices and RF scanners
  • Experience with the delivery area
  • Experience with warehouse equipment preferred


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

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. vikingelectric.com

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


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