Warehouse Associate, Full Time

SparkFun is looking to add a highly engaged and energetic Warehouse Associate to assist in the receiving, storage, and counting of products and components in our vast warehouse.

Pay: $16.00 / hour

Shift: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm

Department: Warehouse Department

About SparkFun

SparkFun Electronics is an open source e-retailer focused on making embedded electronics accessible to people of all ages and skill levels. SparkFun was instrumental in creating the Open Source movement and remains a leader dedicated to making it more commonplace. We strive to educate, encourage, and supply our customers in all things electronic.

In 2003, CU student Nathan Seidle shorted a programmer in his dorm room and, in lieu of a way to order easy replacements, decided to start his own company. Since then, SparkFun has been committed to sustainably helping our world achieve electronics literacy from our headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. No matter your vision, SparkFun’s products and resources are designed to make the world of electronics more accessible. In addition to over 2,000 open source components and widgets, SparkFun offers curriculum, training and online tutorials designed to help demystify the wonderful world of embedded electronics. We’re here to help you start something.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. SparkFun offers an abundance of opportunities to learn new skills from other Funions, in addition to many other benefits and perks.

About the Department

The Warehouse department at SparkFun is responsible for maintaining over 2,000 unique parts. Accuracy and quality are of the utmost importance. The department consists of Receiving, Inventory Control and Shipping. We are the cogs to the machine, the bees to the hive, the pez to the dispenser; that allow people to order a thing, and get a thing, so they can start something amazing...

SparkFun's Next Warehouse Associate

The Warehouse Associate position is an integral one as it relates to SparkFun's overall Operations Group. This position interacts with each and every other position across Operations, solving problems and creating a more efficient work place. The right candidate is someone who has a passion for accuracy and quality, and get's the job done quickly.

Essential Job Functions

  • Receive all products both virtually and physically
    • Accurately count and physically inspect all products
    • Check all SKUs, enter counts into internal ERP system, and process all POs
    • Accurately enter data applicable to receiving, including product dimensions, weights, and quantities
  • Note any discrepancies or damage to received products, create Quarantine bugs when necessary, and notify the appropriate personnel to handle the issue
  • Physically place products in primary inventory locations
    • Fulfill internal requests for parts and/or revisions
    • Correctly label all products
  • Receive & deliver packages for tenants
  • Sort product returns and assist in the RMA/RTS process
  • Assist in enforcing the best inventory practices, maintaining a clean an organized inventory
  • Assist Production and Shipping in the resolution of stock issues
  • Complete cycle counts on a weekly basis
  • Other warehouse duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (4-7 hours per day)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to count small components in large quantities
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with Google’s Suite of products, including GMail, Google Sheets, etc.
  • Some level of comfort working with technical equipment, such as scales and counting machines
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Skills

  • Experience using Windows PC
  • Ability to use a pallet jack & pallet lift
  • Friendly & approachable attitude
  • General knowledge of electronics and/or circuitry
  • Warehouse, shipping, and/or receiving experience a plus

SparkFun Benefits & Perks

SparkFun Electronics offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to several perks. In regards to benefits, we offer medical, dental, and vision insurance. And, we offer a 401k match, disability, life insurance, and a flexible leave policy.

SparkFun offers many perks, including but not limited to a dog-friendly workplace, professional development opportunities, an on-site fitness center, lunch and learns, and internal classes to learn from fellow Funions! Flexible schedules are also available.

SparkFun Electronics COVID-19 Policy

SparkFun Electronics is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and maintain up to date vaccinations when possible (I.e. booster shots). Employees may claim an exemption based on religious or medical reasons.

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