Your New Career... at Digi-Key Electronics
Digi-Key offers employees world-class career opportunities, competitive compensation, an outstanding benefits program, and a comfortable, friendly work environment. Click here to view the current career opportunities or apply today.
How to Apply
Send us your resume by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 218-681-3380. You can click here to complete our online application which is directly forwarded to Digi-Key Human Resources, or you can apply in person at 701 Brooks Avenue South, Thief River Falls, MN 56701.
Frequently Asked Question
Q. What happens to my application/resume once it is received?
A. Once your information is received, it is reviewed by Human Resources and the hiring manager of the department to which you are applying. Once the hiring manager has reviewed your information, a representative from Human Resources will contact you if there is interest in pursuing you as a candidate.
Q. Once my application/resume is received, how will I know my status?
A. Typically, we will review your information, and if we are interested, we will call you within one week from the time we receive your information to ask you to participate in our pre-employment screening process. If you have not been contacted within one week, we have likely chosen to keep your information on file and pursue other candidates.
Q. How long does my information remain on file?
A. We keep your application and/or resume on file for a period of two years from the date these materials are received.
At Digi-Key, we embrace diversity. Fresh and creative employee ideas have historically driven Digi-Key's success in the electronics distribution industry. Digi-Key's customer base is well served as we combine creative and successful minds from all types of backgrounds to improve and develop internal processes and programs that drive sales and service to high levels. At Digi-Key, our diversity inspires us as we continue to expand the possibilities of electronic component sales and order fulfillment. Digi-Key aggressively pursues equal employment opportunity and career advancement opportunity for our applicants and employees in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. At Digi-Key, we have taken aggressive action to remove any barriers to hiring or retaining veterans, women, people of color, or people with disabilities. In addition, Digi-Key aggressively pursues remediation for any underutilization trending that may be identified by statistical analysis in conjunction with maintaining our Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan.
Because we value diverse ideas, Digi-Key has established a number of initiatives to promote and integrate diversity at every level within our organization.
"Working Styles" and "Treatment of Others" training are Digi-Key employee training programs that are provided to most employees in their first two years of employment, reinforcing our commitment to diversity and ensuring that our employees have the tools and resources they need to grow professionally. The emphasis of these programs is on understanding and valuing differences, and leveraging them in order to compete effectively in an ever-changing marketplace. These training programs are repeated with employees in a condensed e-learning refresher format on a regular basis during their subsequent years of employment at Digi-Key. In addition, managers and supervisors are provided with ongoing training regarding the value of diversity and the detection of discrimination in the workplace, through a program called Digi-Key Leadership Development Series.
Digi-Key wholeheartedly supports the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act, continuously providing work accommodations to employees when required and appropriate.
In short, the Digi-Key management team is committed to encouraging diversity and removing discrimination from the Digi-Key workplace, resulting in a professional and pleasant work environment where employees and Digi-Key customers and business partners are highly valued.
Relocating to Thief River Falls
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Digi-Key believes that employees drive its success in the highly competitive electronics distribution industry. We look for talented, motivated people who will continue our long tradition of providing exceptional customer service.
We also believe that providing our employees with a great learning environment and resources to continue to grow in their personal and professional development, is critical to the success of our employees and Digi-Key.
Professional development programs available for most employees include:
- Structured classroom environment where new employees learn/practice online in a training environment that mirrors the production environment.
- Mentoring program available for new IT and technical staff.
- Customized e-learning programs to support day-to-day operations including enhancements to the production environment.
- Online work instructions to provide just-in-time training needed for customer interaction.
- Personal development tools, reference materials, computer based training, online training and other opportunities available through classroom instruction and in our Employee Resource Library.
- Digi-Key University – a company-funded, credit-based A.S. Degree program in Electronic Technology Marketing in partnership with Northland Community & Technical College.
- Tuition reimbursement and scholarship programs.
Educational Outreach Programs
Compensation and Benefit Summary
Compensation – Pay is reviewed annually.
Health Plan – Digi-Key Electronics provides coverage through Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota. Coverage has no deductible, if you use one of our network providers. The employee's share of the cost for a family policy is $27 biweekly. Single coverage is free of charge to the employee. In-network services include no deductibles and there are no office co-pays. Formulary drug prescription plan provides prescriptions to plan participants for a $10 co-pay. Plan enrollment date is 30 days following the hire date and the first of the month following that period. Example: Employee starts May 15 and coverage becomes effective on July 1. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Flexible Spending Accounts – Our flexible spending accounts enable participants to pay for health/dental plan premiums, unreimbursed medical and dental expenses, as well as dependent care expenses out of pre-tax funds. Consult your tax advisor for assistance regarding this opportunity. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Life Insurance Plan – Full time employees are covered by a company-paid life insurance policy that provides benefits equal to three times the employee's annual earnings. Plan enrollment date is six months following the hire date and the first of the month following that period. Example: Employee starts May 15 and coverage becomes effective December 1. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Long Term Disability Insurance Plan – Disability insurance is provided to all full time employees. Following a 30 day waiting period, eligible employees may receive benefits equaling up to two thirds of their covered earnings. Plan enrollment date is six months following the hire date and the first of the month following that period. Example: Employee starts May 15 and coverage becomes effective December 1. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Dental Plan – Digi-Key Electronics provides coverage through Delta Dental. This is a voluntary employee plan that features low deductibles of $25 per person / $75 per family (no employee cost or deductible for diagnostics and cleanings) and involves employee participation in the form of biweekly payroll deductions of $5 biweekly (single coverage) or $15 biweekly (family coverage). Plan enrollment date is 30 days following the hire date and the first of the month following that period. Example: Employee starts May 15 and coverage becomes effective on July 1. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
401(k) Plan – Wells Fargo administers Digi-Key Electronics' plan. Employees must be 18 years of age and have worked at Digi-Key one month (example: June 1 to July 1) to be eligible. Plan entry date is the first of the following month. Digi-Key matches employee contributions dollar-for-dollar up to 3%. Six year vesting rules apply to the Digi-Key match. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Profit Sharing – Profit sharing utilizes the 401(k) plan's tax-deferred advantages. Digi-Key Electronics may provide a profit sharing contribution directly into your retirement account. In order to receive a contribution, you must be eligible for it. Plan eligibility rules require that you must be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum of 1,000 hours of service in the current calendar year, and be employed on or before March 31 of the current calendar year to be eligible for a profit sharing contribution the following January. Historically, annual company contributions have totaled up to 4% of annual income. 6 year vesting rules apply. See Summary Plan Description for full plan details.
Personal/Vacation Time – 48 hours of unpaid personal time are provided to you annually, including your first year. 40 hours of paid vacation and forty hours of unpaid vacation is provided in your first year. 80 hours of paid vacation time is provided after one year of service. 120 hours of paid vacation time is provided after ten years of service. 160 hours of paid vacation time is provided after 20 years of service.
See employee handbook for complete details.
Holidays – There are six paid holidays, including New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. See employee handbook for complete details.
Employee Purchases – Digi-Key employees may purchase Digi-Key components and supplies at 10% above Digi-Key's cost.
Automatic/Direct Deposit – Available for all employees' payroll disbursements.
Education Cost Reimbursement – Available at management discretion for courses relating to your position.
Relocation Assistance – Digi-Key is offering $850 in relocation assistance to any newly hired full-time employee who has resided outside of a 60-mile radius of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and relocates to an address that is located within a 60-mile radius of Thief River Falls in conjunction with his or her new employment at Digi-Key.
Employee Assistance Program – Available to all employees.
Information provided in this communication is not a guarantee of benefit payment or pre-approval of any services. All benefits are subject to plan provisions, pre-notification requirements, limitations, and eligibility. It is the participant's responsibility to ensure compliance with all plan terms.
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Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. At any given time, more than 1,000,000 products are in stock and ready to be shipped from Digi-Key’s headquarters in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA. Having so many products in stock in our expandable distribution space of more than 700,000 square feet (65,032 square meters) allows us to ship 99% of all orders the same day they are placed. On average, Digi-Key ships nearly 15,000 orders per day. Digi-Key offers employees world-class career opportunities, competitive compensation, an outstanding benefits program, and a comfortable, friendly work environment.
Material Handling Design Engineers are experts in designing conveying and sorting systems. The candidate should have experience leading large order fulfillment or sorting system implementations such as those found in large retail/distribution centers, shipping/logistics companies, or large airport baggage handling systems. This senior position is a technical and overall implementation lead and has delivered large systems with 10-15 years’ experience.
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Material Handling Design Engineers are experts in designing conveying and sorting systems. The candidate should have experience leading medium to large order fulfillment or sorting system implementations such as those found in large retail/distribution centers, shipping/logistics companies, or large airport baggage handling systems. This position is a mechanical conveyor layout lead with 3-5 years of experience.
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Material Handling Design Engineers are experts in designing conveying and sorting systems. The candidate should have experience leading medium to large order fulfillment or sorting system implementations such as those found in large retail/distribution centers, shipping/logistics companies, or large airport baggage handling systems. This position is a automation and systems controls lead with 3-5 years of experience.
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