Yard Material Handler

Sonepar USA



North Richland Hills, TX


Position summary

Your next career opportunity

As one of the largest utility distribution organizations in America, we constantly strive to bring our best to our customers, suppliers, and fellow associates. Irby Utilities is uniquely positioned to provide dynamic solutions to essential utility services impacting our local and broader communities.

We are powered by our people. Across our nationwide reach and diversity, we adapt, dare, and learn as a team. Through our tremendous growth, we are continuing to develop opportunities and look for people to join us as we journey forward.

It’s time to take your next step - UP.   

Your logistical expertise will help add value to our efficiency and productivity. Primary responsibilities will include:   

  • Working independently to load, unload, and move materials within or near work site   

  • Utilizing RF devices to fill orders and issue materials and supplies per requests   

  • Operating material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies    

  • Packing and shipping customer orders accurately and efficiently   

  • Championing effective inventory management practices 

  • Adhering to and promoting safety and security policies and procedures   

  • Demonstrating exceptional reliability while maintaining a safe and clean work environment    


  • Ability to reach, bend, and lift/push packages that weigh up to 50 lbs.    

  • Attention to detail and good time management skills    

  • Ability to work full time, 40 hours per week 

Material Handler Perks: 

  • Earning Potential: You can expect to earn a wage that is competitive and reliable, with compensation opportunities based on your personal development and performance.  

    • This includes the PEAK Program, specially designed for logistics associates, featuring a variety of e-learning and practical development training to boost your operational skills. Satisfactory completion of PEAK I is rewarded through a $1 increase to an associate's base wage rate; completion of PEAK II is rewarded through a $2 increase to an associate's base wage rate.  
    • This role is eligible for an annual bonus based on the Branch's annual financial performance. 
  • Development: Full commitment to helping you become as successful as possible with opportunities job shadowing and engaging in skill-based training. Associates who began in our warehouse have grown and become active in other areas of the business such as leadership, operations, sales, project management, and corporate services.  

  • Benefits: Our full-time associates are eligible for a range of benefits including health care, 401(k) retirement savings, dental, vision, paid time off, and lots more. See below for further details.   

  • Engagement: Our warehouse environment is fast paced and keeps you actively engaged.

Why work for Irby?

Irby Utilities is a crucial link in the distribution chain, connecting manufacturers to their customers in electrical power, natural gas, and broadband services. Our team delivers end-to-end solutions through logistical and operational support, sales and account management, project services, data analysis, and more. We firmly attribute our success to our people in each of these fields, and we are constantly advancing our skills and abilities.

Our Competitive Benefits?

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation and Personal, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term

Disability, and Life Insurance.

About Irby

Irby Utilities is one of the three largest electrical utility distribution companies in the United States, with over $https://1.5 Billion in annual sales and 700 employees across more than 45 branches in 27 states.  We have experienced incredible growth over the past five years, presenting many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations such as:  Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Minneapolis.

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity.   Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Sonepar follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

Why you should apply for a job to Sonepar USA:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management

  • 87% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 87% would recommend this company to other women

  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Tuition assistance and professional development.

  • Adoption assistance, child care savings account and pet insurance.

  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans as well as free counseling services.