WHY WORK AT MWSCO?

  • Family-owned business for over 80 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 Jobs

Route Driver | Red Wing, MN

This position drives a local route three days a week and works in the store two days a week. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to grow!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Other Requirements:

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

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.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Truck Driver Application form and upload to the Apply Online webform.  Or, pick up an application at the Red Wing store.

Purchasing Jobs

Purchasing Manager | Winona, MN

The Purchasing Manager’s primary role is to develop and implement sourcing strategies that optimize quality, cost and inventory levels to meet company objectives. The Purchasing Manager manages relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods and timely delivery compliance with the term of contracts. This position is responsible for all day-to-day operational activities in the Purchasing Department.
 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors; evaluate company needs against supplier capabilities to select preferred supplier partners who meet quality, cost, delivery and other company requirements
  • Leverage industry knowledge to navigate and manage supplier relationships and contracts
  • Optimize inventory levels, ensure accuracy of incoming product and timely address incorrect, damaged or aged products
  • Develop and implement cycle counting process
  • Maximize gross margin by achieving the best possible value at the lowest cost
  • Maintain vendor files/contracts, establish and update approved vendor/supplier database
  • Regularly audit and address aged inventory
  • Strong negotiation skills, organizational skills and management skills
  • Maintain and project the professional reputation of MWSCO through all interactions

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree preferable, but related work experience will be considered
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in inventory management and spending controls
  • Previous management of direct hires required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain records of purchases over time and by branch, as well as equipment and supplies ordered by departments
  • Use sound judgement and common sense to make competent, timely and effective decisions
  • Use knowledge and experience to understand issues and choose the best course of action
  • Develop effective relationships and work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Build rapport easily and relate well to all types of people both internally and externally
  • A positive attitude and a respectful demeanor is a requirement of all employees
  • Kindness and professionalism is expected in all interactions
  • Take accountability for decisions, actions and results

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the Employment Application Form and upload to the Apply Online webform.

Technician Jobs

Electronics Service Technician | La Crosse, WI

Position Summary:

The Electronics Service Technician is responsible for providing effective diagnoses of equipment, process troubleshooting, and repair of welding power sources, plasma cutters, cutting tables and other related equipment. The Technician also assumes direct responsibility for providing outstanding customer service during each service, upgrade, or repair transaction from start to finish, using discretion and judgment to satisfy customer needs.

Educational and skills requirements:

Degree in Electronics Technology preferred, or equivalent industry experience. Successful candidates will have an in depth understanding of electrical theory, schematic reading, electro-mechanical systems, electrical component identification. Intermediate level use of Microsoft Office software or equivalent programs (e.g. Word, Excel) required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled and specialized diagnoses, repair, and troubleshooting of welding power sources, plasma cutters, cutting tables, and other related equipment.
  • Responsible for all aspects of effective customer service within the Service Department.
  • Explore and research new products and repair techniques to use within the Service Department.
  • Interface with vendors
  • Follow through on part orders and resolve issues as they arise, e.g. miss-shipped orders
  • Work with existing customers to actively sell products and services
  • Follow MWSCO safety policies, procedures, and goals
  • Requires occasional out of town travel

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to move products or materials weighing 100+ pounds with the assistance of material handling equipment or coworkers.

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 Street La Crosse, WI.