WHY WORK AT MWSCO?

  • Family-owned business for 85 years.
  • Great work hours, typically M-F: 7 am - 4 pm
  • See what employees have to say. Follow #MWSCOanniversary on your favorite social media network.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disabilty Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Retirement 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Vacation and Personal Time, accrued
  • Paid Holiday Time
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Technology Grant Program
  • Employee Apparel Program

Driving

MWSCO Driver | MWSCO Territory

This position is a 4-day, full-time position working Saturday-Tuesday.
$28/hour for training and then $30/hour once you move on to your shift.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safe and timely transportation of products.
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment as needed.
  • Adhere to commercial driver guidelines and regulations.
  • Assist with other duties in the Fill Plant as required.
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination and working relations with all MWSCO employees

Other Requirements:

  • Current Class A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) with hazardous material endorsement.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain tanker endorsement also required.
  • Two or more years driving experience preferred. Experience in a welding or industrial supply business also preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills; exhibit strong commitment to serve both internal and external customers in a professional manner.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and move products or materials weighing 100+ pounds with the assistance of material handling equipment.
  • Regularly lift 50 pound cylinders on/off skids as needed (manipulate/dead lift of weight).
  • Frequent kneeling, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting.
  • Regularly work outdoors under all weather conditions.

Travel and Scheduling Requirements:

  • Daily out of town travel to service the MWSCO market area.
  • The ability to work 8 or more hours per day per business demand.
  • Weekend work per customer and business demand.
  • Out of town and overnight travel for customer projects per business demand.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Winona store, 5150 W 6th St., Winona MN 55987

Route Driver | Red Wing, MN

Position Summary:

Ensure the correct, timely, and safe delivery and sale of MWSCO products to customers. Represent the company in a professional manner while interfacing with customers on product, delivery, pricing or related issues.


Primary Duties:

  • Gather and coordinate customer invoices, order requests, telephone and/or email messages regarding product delivery and route sales requirements.
  • Load products in to vehicles efficiently and safely.
  • Deliver products to customers and/or stock warehouses while abiding by load safety, DOT, TSA and general safe driving guidelines.
  • Listen to customer needs and requests and actively sell from the truck using independent judgment and discretion to satisfy the customer. When necessary, provide feedback to store manager regarding customer concerns or problems with pricing, quality, credit or if there is a need for additional follow-up.
  • Complete daily pick-up and drop off of cylinder products from the customer.
  • Easily adapt to an ever-changing workday
  • Ensure accuracy of cylinder exchange and hard goods pricing.

* Class B CDL with Hazmat endorsement required. Hazmat endorsement can be obtained after hire.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Red Wing Store, 5211 Moundview Dr., Red Wing, MN 55066

Bulk Driver, PUR CO2 Division | Madison, WI

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safe and timely transportation of liquefied gasses and related product.
  • Ensure that internal and external customer questions and concerns are promptly and courteously resolved.
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment as needed.
  • Work closely with MWSCO stores, sales staff, and management to coordinate and communicate system installation and service related needs as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • Must possess current Class B CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) with hazardous material, tanker and air brakes endorsements and have a history of safe driving exhibited by state MVR.
  • Basic knowledge of CO2 distribution system components and general processes are also a plus, as troubleshooting based on these is required.
  • Excellent communication skills; professional appearance, dress, and attitude.
  • Ability to successfully work with customers to identify unique installation or repair related needs.
  • Ability to work proficiently with basic power and hand tools.
  • Ability to independently conduct basic troubleshooting (understanding of mechanical systems, locating troubles, fixing basic problems).
  • Regularly lift up to 50 pounds and move 100+ pounds with the assistance of material handling equipment.
  • Regularly work outdoors under all weather conditions.

Travel and Scheduling Requirements:

  • Daily out of town travel to service the MWSCO market area.
  • The ability to work 8 or more hours per day per business demand.
  • Intermittent weekend work per customer and business demand.
  • Out of town and overnight travel for customer projects per business demand.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Madison store, 4525 Pflaum Rd., Madison, WI 53718

Purchasing

Shipping & Receiving Specialist | Winona, MN

Primary duties:

  • Responsible for accuracy and organization of incoming freight
  • Complete outgoing orders and product requests
  • Initiate product returns as needed
  • Assist with cycle counting process per MWSCO procedures
  • Follow up on transportation and/or shipping issues as needed
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the Shipping and Receiving Department
  • Participate in Departmental Meetings
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relationships with all MWSCO employees.
  • Assist with other responsibilities as assigned
     

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to move products or materials weighing 100+ pounds with the assistance of material handling equipment or coworkers.

A succesful candidtate must have an in-depth understanding of shipping and transporting products. High school diploma or equivalent required. 2+ years of shipping and/or receiving experience in welding or industrial supply distribution preferred.
 

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Winona Store, 5150 West Sixth St, Winona, MN 55987

Buyer | Purchasing | Winona, MN

The Buyer works on-site/in-person and is responsible for buying everything that MWSCO sells. This individual considers price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support when choosing suppliers and merchandise. The Buyer strives to get the best deal for MWSCO by studying sales records and inventory levels of current stock, identifying suppliers, and keeping up to date with the changes affecting both the supply of, and demand for, products and materials. The Buyer also assumes direct responsibility for the inventory management process.
Primary duties:

  • Process orders daily
  • Evaluate suppliers based on price, quality and delivery speed
  • Determine which products MWSCO will see and how much inventory is needed
  • Responsible for general organization and expansion of inventory control
  • Coordinate and oversee cycle counting process per MWSCO procedures
  • Reduce dead stock inventory
  • Follow up on transportation and/or shipping issues as needed
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination and working relations with all MWSCO employees

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.


Knowledge Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of inventory management principles and warehouse management operations. Must enjoy working in a fast-paced physical environment.
  • Intermediate level use of Microsoft Office software or equivalent programs (e.g. Word, Excel).
  • In depth understanding of shipping and transportation products and resources used and/or available.

Experience:

  • 2+ years inventory experience in welding or industrial supply distribution preferred.
  • General industry experience in a welding or industrial supply business also preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Winona Store, 5150 West Sixth St, Winona, MN 55987

Inside Sales

Inside Sales Representative | La Crosse, WI

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for performing effective inside sales activities as well as assisting with general business operations of the branch. The Inside Sales Representative assumes direct responsibility for providing outstanding customer service, initiating sales activity, and contributing to overall departmental success through effective management of internal and external customer relationships. Additional duties include maintaining stock levels, consulting and advising on customer needs, and conducting sales transactions independently.
Primary duties:

  • Present and explain products and services to customers and assist in meeting their needs through all stages of each sales transaction
  • Work with Branch Management and Outside Sales Representatives to establish delivery schedules, process orders, set up service calls and other tasks as required to meet the needs of all customers
  • Provide quotations and bids for projects or accounts requiring welding equipment
  • Set up showroom product displays, stock shelves and maintain general condition of the showroom
  • Check in freight/UPS as needed
  • Act as a back-up driver for the La Crosse Route Sales Representatives when necessary

Preferred Qualification
Possess a current Class B CDL with HAZMAT endorsement or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the La Crosse store, 611 George St., La Crosse, WI 54603

Inside Sales Representative | Red Wing, MN

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for performing effective inside sales activities as well as assisting with general business operations of the branch. The Inside Sales Representative assumes direct responsibility for providing outstanding customer service, initiating sales activity, and contributing to overall departmental success through effective management of internal and external customer relationships. Additional duties include maintaining stock levels, consulting and advising on customer needs, and conducting sales transactions independently.
Primary duties:

  • Present and explain products and services to customers and assist in meeting their needs through all stages of each sales transaction
  • Work with Branch Management and Outside Sales Representatives to establish delivery schedules, process orders, set up service calls and other tasks as required to meet the needs of all customers
  • Provide quotations and bids for projects or accounts requiring welding equipment
  • Set up showroom product displays, stock shelves and maintain general condition of the showroom
  • Check in freight/UPS as needed
  • Act as a back-up driver for the Red Wing Route Driver when necessary

Preferred Qualification

  • Possess a current Class B CDL with HAZMAT endorsement or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Red Wing store, 5211 Moundview Dr., Red Wing MN 55066

Inside Sales Representative | Marshfield, WI

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for performing effective inside sales activities as well as assisting with general business operations of the branch. The Inside Sales Representative assumes direct responsibility for providing outstanding customer service, initiating sales activity, and contributing to overall departmental success through effective managemeSavent of internal and external customer relationships. Additional duties include maintaining stock levels, consulting and advising on customer needs, and conducting sales transactions independently.
Primary duties:

  • Present and explain products and services to customers and assist in meeting their needs through all stages of each sales transaction
  • Work with Branch Management and Outside Sales Representatives to establish delivery schedules, process orders, set up service calls and other tasks as required to meet the needs of all customers
  • Provide quotations and bids for projects or accounts requiring welding equipment
  • Set up showroom product displays, stock shelves and maintain general condition of the showroom
  • Check in freight/UPS as needed
  • Assist with Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) operations at both the store level and customer locations
  • Fill propane and liquid nitrogen as needed
  • Work as backup driver for Route Sales covering for vacations/etc

*Class B CDL required, HAZMAT endorsement is required for this position but can be obtained within a reasonable time after hire.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Marshfield store, 1406 E 4th St. Marshfield, WI 54449

Technician