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Material Handler

Sonepar USA Inc
life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Louisiana, Hammond
Jun 17, 2024

Your next career opportunity

As one of the largest utility distribution organizations in America, we constantly strive to bring our best to our customers, suppliers, and fellow associates. Irby Utilities is uniquely positioned to provide dynamic solutions to essential utility services impacting our local and broader communities.

Material Handler - Logistics Associate

It's time to take your next step - UP.

Your logistical expertise will help add value to our efficiency and productivity. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Working independently to load, unload, and move materials within or near work site

  • Utilizing RF devices to fill orders and issue materials and supplies per requests

  • Operating material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies

  • Packing and shipping customer orders accurately and efficiently

  • Championing effective inventory management practices

  • Adhering to and promoting safety and security policies and procedures

  • Demonstrating exceptional reliability while maintaining a safe and clean work environment


  • Ability to reach, bend, and lift/push packages thatweigh up to 50lbs.

  • Attention to detail and good time management skills

  • Ability to work full time, 40 hours per week

Material Handler Perks:

  • Earning Potential:You can expect to earn a wage that is competitive and reliable, with compensation opportunities based on your personal development and performance.

  • This includes the PEAK Program, specially designed for logistics associates, featuring a variety of e-learning and practical development training to boost your operational skills. Satisfactory completion of PEAK I is rewarded through a $1 increase to an associate's base wage rate; completion of PEAK II is rewarded through a $2 increase to an associate's base wage rate.

  • This role is eligible for an annual bonus based on the Branch's annual financial performance.

  • Development:Full commitment to helping you become as successful as possible with opportunities job shadowing and engaging in skill-based training. Associates who began in our warehouse have grown and become active in other areas of the business such as leadership, operations, sales, project management, and corporate services.

  • Benefits:Our full-time associates are eligible for a range of benefits including health care, 401(k) retirement savings, dental, vision, paid time off, and lots more. See below for further details.

  • Engagement:Our warehouse environment is fast paced and keeps you actively engaged.

Our Competitive Benefits?

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation and Personal, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance.

About Irby Utilities

We are powered by our people. Across our nationwide reach and diversity, we adapt, dare, and learn as one team while maintaining an open mindset to optimize our performance. This team approach has helped Irby customers to succeed since our inception, and our investment in our people continues to translate into broader achievement - including a vast array of professional development and growth opportunities.

Irby Utilities is one of the nation's largest utility distribution companies with over $2 Billion in annual sales and 900 associates across more than 45 branches. Our ability and readiness to innovate and collaborate across our industry has fueled our success, and our approach continues to be one of true partnership with our customers, vendors, and one another.

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution and consists of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

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