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Material Handler in Charge Job

Location(s): WI - Rice Lake


Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn’t require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you’re looking for.

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We anticipate the need for one or more Material Handler(s) in Charge at our Rice Lake Service Center in Rice Lake, WI.  The rate of pay for this position is $41.88 per hour.  This position will be posted for 15 business day from June 9, 2021- June 29, 2021.

We are looking for one or more Material Handler In Charge to join our team at our Rice Lake Service Center. This position is responsible for leading and performing all duties and  the daily operational activities of the Material Operations & Planning.  Responsible for providing essential leadership responsibility at geographic assigned locations and directing the work of one or more bargaining unit employees. This position requires the safe operation of forklifts and other material handling equipment. A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times. Serve as the day-to-day interface with local operational customers. Duties include material ordering from Alliance suppliers and from other internal storerooms as necessary. Receiving activities which include unload and loading of trucks and receipt of materials both stock and non-stock. Put away activities, order filling, physically fill and stage orders for field construction crews. Process material returns/credits from the field. Keep work area cleaned up as necessary. Provide excellent customer service for local management and field employees. Participate in all safety and training programs.


    -  High School diploma or GED
    -  Forklift operator certified and computer skills required
    -  Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, work inside and outside in dusty environments
    -  Will be required to work extended hours and respond to after hour emergencies as necessary
    -  CDL required or must be able to obtain within 6 months of acceptance of position
    -  Must live within 20 miles of the reporting service center

Preferred Requirments:

- SAP experience/knowledge

-Gas and Electric knowledge

-Work inside and outside in different environments

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-Adapt to multiple computer systems and programs

-Must be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude

-Must have the ability to work independently






Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process

  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy’s background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.
  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  WI - Rice Lake || WI - Rice Lake || United States (US) || Generation || 422GO:SC Whse WI || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $41.88 per hour

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Requisition Number: 32368

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