Wire Cutter

Req ID:  30119
Date:  May 16, 2024

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85042

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  QED, Inc
Quality Electrical Distribution (QED) is a regional electrical distributor serving residential and commercial contractors, industrial facilities, and OEM businesses. We're one of the nation's top 50 wholesalers of electrical supplies, operating more than 12 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and employing more than 340 associates.  Just as in our first year, we have an unwavering dedication to quality - from the products we supply to the excellent design skills and deep product knowledge of our staff.
At QED, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? OUR PEOPLE. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.


JOB PURPOSE: Performs manual and clerical duties related to shipping, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing, and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and supplies with a focus on the wire department. 




  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to load, unload, and move materials within or near work site by performing the following duties:
  • Convey materials from storage or work sites to designated area per Sales Ticket.
  • Read work order or follow oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Package merchandise for shipment by common carrier
  • Load materials into vehicles and install strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
  • Load and unload materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand. Unload incoming vehicles and prepare necessary receiving documents.
  • Handle freight claims as required.
  • Lift heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and clean work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators.
  • Learn to safely operate all the necessary equipment in work area. Operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and product.
  • Familiarize yourself with all electrical merchandise and where it is stored in the warehouse.
  • Relocate or rearrange merchandise as required.
  • Lock and unlock doors as assigned.  Assist in keeping all work areas clean.
  • Count, weigh or measure incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and variety against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records; examine incoming shipments for damage or shortages and correspond with shipper.
  • Determine method of shipment utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates; prepare materials for shipping.
  • Participate in routing, counting and inspecting items.
  • Ensure proper documentation and package marking with appropriate placards when moving hazardous materials.
  • Fill orders and issue materials and supplies per requests; document transactions appropriately; prepare requisitions and compute costs; keep records of storeroom inventory.
  • Cutting and spooling all different wire sizes using wire cutting machinery.
  • Track footages of wire on stock wire reels and updating wire tag marker.
  • Communicate when wire inventory levels are low.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned.




  • Knowledge of automated or computerized system operation.
  • Knowledge of record keeping practices.
  • Knowledge of safety practices, and wears PPE as assigned.
  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects.
  • Skill in operating wire and cable cutting equipment, reels, machines, and cable cutters.
  • Skill in operating forklift or other material handling equipment.
  • Skill in operating large vehicles in tight and congested areas.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Skill in using various hand tools used in preparing, reeling, and cutting wire and cable, i.e. hammers, nails, ropes, tape, plastic and cable termination seals. 
  • Knowledge of cargo securement techniques, chains, binders, straps, ropes, knots, plastic wrap and cargo dunnage used.
  • Strong mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, including fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able to read and interpret invoices and packing slips.       


Associate Benefits:

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment including several company paid benefits
  • 401(k) eligibility with competitive company match
  • Access to wellness rewards, discount plans, paid parental leave and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Vacation, Holidays, Personal/Sick Days, Jury Duty, Bereavement Days
  • Promotional opportunity
  • Work in a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences

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. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

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Learn more about QED HERE!


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix