Reinders Job Opportunities

Reinders Job Opportunities

Reinders, Inc. believes in attracting and retaining the best of the best! Enjoying your job makes customers happy. That's why here at Reinders we're always looking for quality, exceptional professionals to fill positions in the organization. People who know how to roll up their sleeves and tackle the job at hand; who go the extra mile to get the job done—and done right.

Reinders, Inc. is a family owned distribution company established in 1866 headquartered in Sussex, WI. with 200 employees and 12 locations across the Midwest. We carry quality product lines such as turf equipment, irrigation products, fertilizers, grass seed, power equipment, landscape lighting, fountains, rock salt and many others. Reinders works with a wide variety of customers including golf courses, municipalities, schools, parks, cemeteries, athletic facilities, contractors, landscape companies and architects.

Job Summary:

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for compiling and executing inbound and outbound shipments of products and materials. The primary focus of this position is to process inbound orders and put away products in proper locations in the warehouse. The Warehouse Worker/Receiver will also operate forklifts and pallet jacks on a semi-regular basis.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepare orders by pulling materials, pack boxes, stack on pallets, and stage for shipment.
  • Load and unload vehicles (car to semi-trailer) at ground level or dock doors, either by hand, or use of a pallet jack or forklift.
  • Enter shipping documents for all carriers.
  • Verify inbound material against packing list and receive into computer.
  • Stock material on shelving, pallet racking, or necessary area and assign bin locations.
  • Maintain inventory control by performing counts and comparing to stock.
  • Keep a clean environment through sweeping, collecting trash, and floor scrubbing.
  • Maintain safety by following organization standards.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of one-year related warehouse experience.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence. Ability to verbally communicate information with other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, and use of fractions and decimals.

Other Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and/or ability to operate an electric lift, cherry picker, electric and manual pallet jack.
  • Ability to pass forklift operator course and obtain forklift certification.
  • Must be able to be trained and work on various computer programs.
  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Attention to detail is helpful to discern difference in products and materials.
  • Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, squat, reach overhead, lift, push, and pull. The employee must be able to frequently lift 10 lbs. and must occasionally be able to lift 50 lbs.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Steel-toed shoes are required in the maintenance shop. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with a variety of tools and near or with equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, and trucks.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Oct 18, 2021

    Job Summary:

    The purpose of the Delivery Driver is to transport orders of equipment, materials, and supplies. This position will typically operate straight trucks, box trucks, burros, flat beds, and pallet jacks. The routes range from local to interstate and home nightly; rare occasions may result in an overnight stay. This position will maintain an electric logbook of driving activities to ensure compliance with federal regulations and keep records of vehicle inspections. This position includes some warehouse duties of loading and unloading orders, stocking inventory, and maintaining the warehouse.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Deliver orders to appropriate customers and maintain Tier driver status.
    • Manage proof of delivery paperwork from customers, including obtaining signatures and collecting payment when indicated.
    • Load and unload delivery trucks with customer orders and maintain accurate records of products. This may entail operating a forklift.
    • Inspect load for weight compliance and ensure cargo is well secured.
    • Log vehicle trips, hours of service, and DVIR through the Geo-Tab software program.
    • Assist with mapping of delivery routes.
    • Maintain cleanliness of delivery vehicles.
    • Conduct pre and post trip vehicle inspections to ensure working conductions and safety. Ensure that vehicle certificates and licenses are current.
    • Check mechanical aspects of vehicles an perform light maintenance on delivery vehicles.
    • May be required to accept temporary assignment to other Reinders’ location within the same geographic area.
    • Assist in warehouse operations if needed.
    • Assist with facility cleanliness by maintaining an organized layout and safe work environment.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years of relevant driving experience.

    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence. Ability to verbally communicate information with other employees of the organization.

    Mathematical Skills:

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, and use of fractions and decimals.

    Other Qualifications:

  • Qualify as fit for duty under federal DOT guidelines by holding a federal medical card.
  • Must have a valid Class B CDL driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Requires the ability to pass forklift operator course and drive a forklift, electric, and manual pallet jack.
  • Must be able to acclimate to various temperatures and driving conditions.
  • Ability to read maps.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Outgoing and engaging communication style to interact positively with customers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to take on any necessary tasks to assist customers and fulfill all necessary duties.
  • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.
  • Physical Demands:

    • While working in this position, the employee must have the ability to lift, carry, push/pull, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Will be frequently conducting up to 50 lbs. of lifting.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is primarily performed on the road in one of the company delivery vehicles. The employee will work outside occasionally while delivering goods. There will be occasional work in a warehouse and store setting. Steel-toed shoes are always required as a Driver. The noise level is usually moderate. The employee will occasionally work near equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, and lawn/turf equipment.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    Job Summary:

    The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for a variety of warehouse functions in the Service Shop. Duties will include unload equipment from trucks, check in equipment upon arrival, receive in all products, locate proper bins for storage, and test drive repaired units for proper functioning.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Move equipment as necessary to assist Service Technicians with productivity.
    • Prepare orders by pulling materials, packing boxes, stacking boxes onto pallets, and staging pallets for shipment.
    • Pick and stage product for setup and repairs, and stage skips and pallets for transport.
    • Enter shipping documents for all carriers.
    • Receive incoming product, stock material on shelving, pallet racking, or necessary area and assign bin locations.
    • Maintain inventory control by performing accurate counts and comparing to stock.
    • Ensure that the service shop and equipment parking lot is cleaned on a regular basis.
    • Work with Service Shop Foreman to maintain shop equipment and supplies as needed for the maintenance and repair of all product lines.
    • Assist as needed with the pick-up and delivery of equipment; work with the customer or service driver to load and unload equipment.
    • Test-drive equipment at the request of the Foreman or Technician.
    • Work with the Foreman, Service Advisor, and Shop Manager to perform all service tasks as required.
    • Perform minor service/repair functions as assigned.
    • Maintain safety by following organization standards.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence. Ability to verbally communicate information with other employees of the organization.

    Mathematical Skills:

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, and use of fractions and decimals.

    Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to pass forklift operator course and drive a forklift.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities.
  • Positive attitude, the ability to work as part of a team, and able to take on any necessary tasks to fulfill all duties.
  • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.
  • Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, squat, reach overhead, lift, push, and pull. The employee must be able to regularly lift 50 lbs. and perform lifting of 75 lbs. with assistance.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Steel-toed shoes are required in the maintenance shop. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with a variety of tools and near or with equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, and trucks.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    Job Summary:

    Part time position available. Looking for candidates available to work 6-8 hours per day, 3 days per week.

    The Warehouse/Delivery Driver supports overall warehouse operations. This position will load and unload trucks, move bulk materials, process inbound and outbound orders, and put away products in proper locations in the warehouse. Will also utilize a forklift to perform product distribution in the warehouse and loading of trucks. Additionally, will assist with delivery driving to transport orders of equipment, materials, and supplies.

    Essential Job Duties :

    • Load and unload orders, stock inventory, and maintain the warehouse.
    • Operate a forklift to load and unload vehicles.
    • Stock material on shelving, pallet racking, or necessary area and assign bin locations.
    • Maintain inventory control by checking incoming order counts and comparing to stock.
    • Assist customers by loading purchased products into their vehicles.
    • Utilize a computer for data entry to support shipping, receiving, and order look ups.
    • Acquire and develop knowledge of all Reinders products and services.
    • Occasionally deliver orders to appropriate customers and maintain appropriate Tier driver status.
    • Keep a clean environment through sweeping, collecting trash, and floor scrubbing.
    • Maintain safety by following organization standards.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience :

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of one-year related warehouse experience.

    Language Skills :

    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence. Ability to verbally communicate information with other employees of the organization.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
    • Qualify as fit for duty under federal DOT guidelines by holding a federal medical card, as appropriate for Tier driver status.
    • Ability to pass forklift operator course and obtain forklift certification.
    • Must be able to be trained and work on computer programs.
    • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities.
    • Attention to detail is helpful to discern difference in products and materials.
    • Positive attitude, the ability to work as part of a team, and able to take on any necessary tasks to fulfill all duties.
    • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, squat, reach overhead, lift, push, and pull. The employee must be able to frequently lift 10 lbs. and must occasionally be able to lift 50 lbs.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is performed in a warehouse environment with occasional time spent outdoors. The noise level is usually moderate. Steel-toed shoes are required in the warehouse. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near or with equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, and trucks.

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    Job Summary:

    The Service Technician I performs all types of mechanical repairs and maintenance work on commercial products. Will be performing small engine overhaul and repairs on gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems work, welding and painting, minor repair and maintenance on Reinders’ vehicles, and assists in maintenance of shop tools and equipment.

    Essential Job Duties :

    • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems on commercial and consumer products.
    • Perform repairs and maintenance on small gas and diesel engines, as well as machine hydraulics and electrical systems.
    • Set up new equipment per manufacturer and customer specifications.
    • Complete Service Repair Orders (SRO) for each repair or set-up.
    • Willingness and ability to obtain the five Toro certifications through on the job training and the Toro training system.
    • Provide and maintain their own tools.
    • Maintain their work area and shared shop tools in a clean and safe working order.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience :

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Minimum of one to three years related experience as a Service Technician.

    Language Skills :

    • Ability to read and comprehend technical instructions and correspondence. Ability to verbally communicate information with other employees of the organization.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Must provide and maintain own tools.
    • Ability to pass forklift operator course and drive a forklift.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
    • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities.
    • Positive attitude, the ability to work as part of a team, and able to take on any necessary tasks to fulfill all duties.
    • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Evidence of specialized education in gas/diesel maintenance and repair.
    • Turf equipment maintenance experience.

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, squat, reach overhead, lift, push, and pull. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 50 lbs. and perform lifting of 75 lbs. with assistance.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Steel-toed shoes are required in the maintenance shop. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with a variety of tools and near or with equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, and trucks.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Sept 1, 2021

    Job Summary:

    As an Administrative Assistant you will manage and track the demonstration and used equipment fleet for our Wisconsin and Illinois locations. Monitor, update, and distribute weekly/monthly department reports to the sales team. Annually collect vendor pricing, request new product setup in business system, assist in scheduling products for weekly transfer, enter extended warranty plans, assist in equipment ordering, track and manage of inventory levels, monitor open vendor PO’s, and assist in annual company inventory and bi-yearly company trade show.

    Essential Job Duties :

    • Maintain accurate information in demo program, update location of used equipment on Excel report when equipment moves.
    • Enter demonstration requests for sales reps in demo program or used equipment calendar.
    • Manage & track special venue equipment and equipment for tournaments or field days.
    • Enter & submit setup requests for new demo equipment to the service dept.
    • Submit work order requests to the service dept for work needed on demo or used equipment.
    • View and fill in any blank descriptions on weekly used equipment report.
    • View weekly open order report for accuracy of order statuses.
    • Distribute weekly product availability report to Sales Team.
    • Twice a week view open order report and update Excel open order report product availability month.
    • Annually collect commercial equipment vendor pricing and distribute to sales manager and purchasing dept.
    • Request new product setup in business system through purchasing dept.
    • Assist in scheduling product for weekly transfer.
    • Enter extended warranty plans for new and used equipment and monitor in the system.
    • Field any incoming calls pertaining to the Commercial Equipment Division.
    • Inform sales reps of progress of orders and possible shipment dates.
    • Participate in division conference calls and sales meetings when needed.
    • Assist with equipment ordering, tracking PO’s, monitoring of inventory levels for stock orders, disbursal of equipment to Reinders locations.
    • Assist with annual company inventory.
    • Assist with bi-yearly company trade show.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience :

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Minimum one to three years related administrative experience.

    Language Skills :

    • Strong business and telephone communication skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Proficient in MS Office; specifically, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well in a team setting.
    • Outgoing and engaging communication style to interact positively with customers.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task.
    • Must be self-motivated and willing to take on any necessary tasks to assist customers and fulfill all necessary duties.
    • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, squat, reach overhead, lift, push, and pull. The employee must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.

    Work Environment:

    • Work is performed in both an office setting and a service shop environment. The noise level is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee often works near equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, delivery trucks, and lawn/turf equipment.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: Aug 30, 2021

    Job Summary:

    The Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative will be on the front line working with customers by taking orders, answering questions, and expediting deliveries. Partnering with the outside sales group and our fulfillment teams, the Inside Sales Representative accurately enters sales orders in person, over the phone, or electronically.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Coordinate and monitor all aspects of the customer relationship including pricing, order entry, fulfillment processes, order status information, inventory levels/reporting, shipment notification, coordination/consolidation of shipments, handling customer complaints, and correcting order and billing errors.
    • Perform a variety of duties to assist customers by answering questions, identifying their needs and preferences related to merchandise, and interacting with other departments as required.
    • Enter sales orders, data, product, warehouse records, and other computer entry as needed.
    • Follow up on customer quotes and orders by managing the customer order pick-up process. This could include unpacking orders received from manufacturers, picking orders, staging orders for shipment, and managing the payment transactions.
    • Develop knowledge of the Reinders product line offerings and options to solicit business, make recommendations, upsell, or suggest alternatives to customers.
    • Use knowledge of customer buying patterns or as directed by Reinders management, contact customers to promote and secure Reinders orders of products, promotions, and services.
    • Actively participate in training opportunities for new and existing products, systems, and sales.
    • Work with Reinders management to identify the appropriate products and optimal inventory levels for the showroom selling floor. Adjust and maintain inventory levels appropriate for the season by transitioning the showroom from one season to another.
    • Description of other duties that may be assigned.
    • Participate in cross-training initiative across divisions.
    • May be required to accept temporary assignment to other Reinders locations within the same geographic area.
    • Perform other job duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience :

    • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of two years’ customer service experience.

    Language Skills :

    • Strong business and telephone communication skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Detail-oriented, quality conscious, and excellent organizational skills.
    • Proficient in Windows environment including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Positive attitude and the ability to work as part of a team.
    • Must be self-motivated and willing to take on any necessary tasks to assist customers and fulfill all necessary duties.
    • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

    Preferred Qualifications :

    • Industry background in Reinders markets such as golf, landscaping, turf maintenance, irrigation is desired but nor required.

    Physical Demands:

    • Must have the ability to meet physical requirements, including alternating between standing, sitting, walking, bending, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: May 20, 2021

    Job Summary:

    The Customer Service/Delivery Driver is responsible for managing customer relationships; accurately and efficiently processing and preparing sales orders received over the phone, email, in person, or fax; assisting customers with technical questions, account maintenance, invoicing and ensuring their experience with Reinders is positive and productive. Additionally, will also assist with delivery driving to transport orders of equipment, materials, and supplies. Must be able to operate a flat-bed truck, box truck, and pick-up truck. This position includes some warehouse duties of loading and unloading orders, stocking inventory, and maintaining the warehouse.

    Job Repsonsibilities:

    • Build positive relationships with customers by providing excellent customer service through greeting, reporting and regular follow up.
    • Process and enter orders in a timely manner.
    • Use critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities to coordinate resolution for customer issues regarding product, pricing, lead-times, or quality.
    • Develop and communicate customer quotes.
    • Load and unload orders, stock inventory, and maintain warehouse.
    • Acquire and utilize knowledge of all inventory.
    • Operate a forklift to load and unload trucks.
    • Deliver orders to appropriate customers and maintain Tier driver status.
    • Assist with mapping of delivery routes.
    • Maintain cleanliness of delivery vehicles.
    • Perform light maintenance on delivery vehicles.

    Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Minimum one-year experience in customer service and driving.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Requires the ability to pass forklift operator course and drive a forklift.
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office; specifically, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well in a team setting.
    • Outgoing and engaging communication style to interact positively with customers.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must be self-motivated and willing to take on any necessary tasks to assist customers and fulfill all necessary duties.
    • Accountable, reliable, and willing to take ownership.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
    • Must be able to acclimate to various temperatures and driving conditions.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in the green industry is desired.

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to meet physical requirements, including alternating between standing, sitting, walking, bending, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

    Benefits:

    The following comprehensive benefits plan is offered to Full Time employees:

    • Health, Dental, Life, and Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Pet Insurance

    Reinders is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted: March 18, 2021

    The Reinders Difference

    As one of the Midwest's largest full service distributors of products to the commercial green industry, many customers look to us as their one stop source for all their product requirements. From growing grass to watering it, from mowing it to keeping it looking great, you’ll find everything you need from Reinders.

    We strive to offer more than just quality products – we are here to provide solutions for your needs. The team at Reinders understands your daily challenges so be assured that we have a member on staff to answer your questions and provide the expertise you need. Our staff includes degreed specialists in Turf, Plant Pathology, Soils, and Aquatics.

    Every two years Reinders holds one of the largest independent turf education conferences in the United States. Designed to meet the needs of the green industry, more than 35 speakers, 85 exhibitors and 1,500 people attend the two day conference that highlights the latest university research and industry topics. The special expertise offered by Reinders today comes with a long history of dedication to our customers. We are large enough to serve you, yet small enough to still know you by name.

    Our Commitment
    • Providing Solutions & Supplies
    • A Knowledgeable and Experienced Staff
    • Quality Product Lines at Competitive Prices
    • Pre-Purchase Equipment Demonstrations
    • Reliable, Accurate Orders
    • Timely, Flexible Delivery Options
    • After Sale Partnership
    • A Certified, Trained Service Department
    • Customer Training and Education Programs
    • Six convenient locations in Wisconsin,
      two in Illinois, two in Minnesota, and one in Kansas