Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

We anticipate the need for one or more Material & Procurement Specialist(s) at our King Generating Plant in Bayport, MN. The starting rate of pay for this position is $25.85 hourly as in Exhibit A of the Union contract.  

This position will be posted for 10 Working Days from April 2nd, 2024 to April 15th, 2024.



Perform activities in all areas of materials handling and control, which include, but not limited to ordering, receiving, packaging, storing, cycle counting, maintenance and issuing materials for power plant operation and maintenance. Must be willing to work extended hours, including alternate shifts to meet plant and customer requirements. 


Minimum Requirements 

1. High school diploma or GED. 

2. Training or previous experience in materials logistics or one year of post-secondary education. 

3. Strong mechanical aptitude. 

4. Good interpersonal and communication skills. 

5. Lift truck certification is desired. 

6. PC literate desired. 


Special Requirements 

1. Must have a valid driver’s license. 

2. Must be able to work overtime as required. 

3. Actively participate in hands-on training, required classroom training and computer interactive training programs, as directed by supply chain management. 

4. Applicant is required to successfully pass the Xcel Energy screening requirements, which include a drug test and security clearance. 

5. Other exams, which are required by federal regulations, such as OSHA and DOT, may be performed. 


Preferred Requirements: 

Forklift certification 

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $25.85 to $44.42 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 04/14/24

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