WANTED: Warehouse Associate

Position: Warehouse Associate

Owatonna, MN

Do you enjoy staying active with physical work? Do you love a position where your attention to detail and forward thinking can really make other employees thrive? If so, this is the job for you! The Retrofit Companies, Inc., a growing, Woman Owned Small Business with a focus on Electrical Construction and EV charging, as well as LED lighting design and implementation, is looking to add a warehouse associate to our dynamic team in Owatonna, MN.  This role reports to the Procurement & Service Coordinator.

Summary: The Warehouse Associate will oversee all aspects of warehouse functionality, such as maintaining stock levels, receiving product, inventorying materials, and mobilizing materials and equipment for lighting & electric installations, loading/unloading/maintaining trailers and handling recycling drop off transactions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep safety a priority and ensure compliance of all company and regulatory safety requirements.
  • Develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with co-workers, managers, and customers.
  • Cross train to cover tasks of Lighting & Electric Procurement & Service Coordinator when out
  • Manage the company’s inventory levels to determine when new purchases are needed.
  • Manage recycling inventory, sorting, and transportation scheduling.
  • Service the walk-in customer for recycling.  Processes payment transactions.
  • Plan for trailer usage to match schedule
  • Load and unload job trailers for/from project installs
  • Record details for material returns and give to Lighting & Electric Procurement & Service Coordinator
  • Coordinate potential, additional storage options if capacity is an issue.
  • Schedule and manage fire extinguisher inspections
  • Maintain inventory of company tools, lifts, equipment and whereabouts
  • Maintain a clean and orderly warehouse
  • Update Material Receipt Status on Tracker
  • Maintain sold job schedule with accurate material receipt status
  • Track receipt of goods – log per process and enter in Sage
  • Schedule incoming and outgoing shipments and follow up with vendors to check in on late or missing shipments or to report damaged goods.
  • Perform light maintenance on trucks, trailers, and forklift
  • Run trailers/trucks/deliveries to/from jobsites
  • Process outgoing shipments from our warehouse for supply and/or warranty.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Lighting & Electrical materials experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills, experience in Word, Excel, Outlook, and ability to learn other applications required
  • Experience with order processing and CRM preferred
  • Forklift experience preferred

Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret shipping documents.  Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints. Ability to communicate with customers, employees and managers effectively.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, bending and lifting.
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 75 lbs, occasionally 100 lbs, seldom 150 lbs with mechanical assistance
  • Must be willing and able to learn to drive a forklift.

Pay: $20-$25/hour, depending on experience and abilities.


  • Paid PTO and holidays
  • Comprehensive medical insurance, dental & vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) retirement plan that includes a company match
  • Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accident & Hospital Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

To Apply:

Please email HR@retrofitcompanies.com.

The Retrofit Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer