SJF Material Handling Call 1.800.598.5532
or 320.485.4974

SJF Employment Opportunities

Come and join our team of material handling professionals.

We are currently looking for the following positions to be filled at our Winsted, MN headquarters.

Do you think you've got what it takes?

Contact the persons listed with the openings below if you're interested.

Inside Sales Associate - Material Handling Equipment

Discover Unlimited Earning Potential as an SJF Material Handling Inside Sales Rep

Recently voted as one of "Minnesota's 100 Best Companies to Work for" by Minnesota Business Magazine, SJF Material Handling Inc. in Winsted MN 55395 is looking to hire experienced sales professionals to join the company's existing inside sales team at its Winsted Minnesota location.

This is an inside sales position working out of SJF's headquarters in Winsted, MN. Work hours are 8-5 Monday - Friday. Compensation is an aggressive commission based salary, offering unlimited earning income potential for highly motivated sales professionals.

SJF Offers:

  • Aggressive commission based compensation, with no cap and unlimited earnings potential from day 1.
  • CRM, accounting, product and freight pricing software training
  • Matching 401 K
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Flex spending plan
  • Vacation and Personal Time off accrual

Job Description

  • Service existing accounts, quote equipment, document, and process orders for fulfillment.
  • Service both new and existing accounts by providing product and pricing support.
  • Provide same day follow-up on all company provided leads and client requests.
  • Provide pricing and product information to new and existing customers who call by phone.
  • Provide all written documentation needed for order pricing, picking and processing to the fulfillment department for processing daily.
  • Provide freight quotes on quotes/pricing including all follow up and support with freight issues including any and all freight claim services.
  • Provide freight status, delivery times, and pricing support on equipment.
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to resolve issues should they arise.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of previous sales experience
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Candidate must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills - Knowledge of Microsoft office programs and Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Computer skills requirements include working with Excel spreadsheets, contact management and quoting software, daily data entry, and email communications with clients and vendors.
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Proven Closer

Preferred Qualifications

Material handling product knowledge, including but not limited to...

  • Pallet/warehouse storage racks
  • Gravity/powered conveyors & conveyor systems
  • Warehouse shelving
  • Carton & case flow
  • Automated storage & retrieval systems (AS/RS)
  • Vertical and horizontal carousels & carousel controls
  • Forklifts
  • Mezzanines
  • Packaging & banding equipment
  • Dock lifts, levelers, shelters

Other Beneficial and Useful Skills

  • Experience with Sage or EPICOR software products
  • A basic understanding of shipping and accounting practices
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to listen and quickly resolve issues
  • Experience with debt collection and calling on past due accounts
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Must be comfortable cold calling prospects and overcoming objections
  • Must be willing and able to network with vendors, manufacturers and other dealers/distributors.
  • Social media experience with Facebook, LinkedIn, Craigslist, WordPress, and Twitter

This position has been filled. If you would still like to send your resume, please send it to and we will keep it on file in the event another sales position becomes available.

Yard Labor/Material Handler

SJF, a leader in the Material Handling Equipment Industry, is seeking an Outside Yard Material Handler to work at our facilities in Winsted, MN. Responsibilities include picking orders to ship, picking orders for shop, unloading product for stock, and inventory control. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of working in a warehouse experience, solid computer knowledge, forklift experience and willingness to work outdoors.

  • Compensation Depends on Experience
  • Attractive Benefits Package

For additional information regarding this position please contact:
Ed Salonek
Phone: 1-800-598-5532 x 950
Fax: 320-485-2832

Welder / Mechanic / Shop Lead

SJF Material Handling Inc. is national known distributor of material handling equipment specializing in pallet racking and conveyor systems. We are looking for a working lead foreman in its weld and conveyor shop. Primary responsibilities will be working as a full time welder and/or conveyor mechanic. As a lead you will work directly under the Shop Supervisor assisting in scheduling, communicating instruction, and quality control procedures.

The ideal candidate will have excellent welding and mechanical skills (certification a plus), knowledge of material handling equipment, and field or shop related experience. In addition, computer knowledge; including working with manufacturing software (Epicor), Outlook, Excel and AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Compensation Depends on Experience
  • Attractive Benefits Package including: Matching 401K, Health & Disability Insurance

For additional information regarding this position please contact:
Ed Salonek
Phone: 320-485-4950
Fax: 320-485-2832


SJF, a leader in the Material Handling Equipment Industry, has an opening for experienced welders. This position requires analytical skills, mechanical aptitude, positive personality, and self-motivation.

  • Compensation Depends on Experience
  • Attractive Benefits Package

For additional information regarding this position please contact:
Ed Salonek
Phone: 320-485-4950
Fax: 320-485-2832

Back to Top