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Digi-Key Electronics

701 Brooks Avenue South
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Digi-Key Electronics is a rapidly growing global distributor of electronic components located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. With global sales exceeding $1.7 billion and over 3,400 employees, we offer employment candidates world-class career opportunities with the benefits of living in a smaller community. We also offer competitive compensation, an outstanding benefits program, and a comfortable, friendly work environment. We are looking for qualified candidates to join our winning team. Make Digi-Key part of your future!

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 only $13.50 per week. 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.

Flexible Spending Accounts – Our flexible spending accounts enable participants to pay for health plan premiums, unreimbursed medical and dental expenses, as well as dependent care expenses with pre-tax funds. Consult your tax advisor for assistance regarding this opportunity.

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.

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.

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 payroll deductions of $5 bi-weekly (single coverage) or $15 bi-weekly (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.

401(k) Plan – Wells Fargo Bank administers Digi-Key Electronics' plan. Employees must be 18 years of age and have worked at Digi-Key for a minimum of 30 days 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.

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 been up to 4% of the employee's annual income. Six year vesting rules apply.

Personal/Vacation Time – 48 hours of unpaid personal time are provided to you annually, including your first year. In terms of vacation, 40 hours of paid vacation and 40 hours of unpaid vacation are provided in your first year. 80 hours of paid vacation time is available after one year of service, 120 hours of paid vacation time is available after ten years of service, and 160 hours of paid vacation time is provided after 20 years of service.

Holidays – There are six paid holidays, including New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Other Benefits:

  • Employee Purchases – Full-time and part-time Digi-Key employees may purchase Digi-Key components and supplies at a discounted price.
  • Automatic/Direct Deposit – Available for all employees' payroll disbursements.
  • Educational Reimbursement – Digi-Key University provides more than 30 college credits to employees in a diploma program that includes content that assists employees in better understanding Digi-Key's business.
  • Employee Assistance Program – Available to all full time and part time employees.
  • Relocation Assistance– Ask about the qualifications.

Professional Development
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 enviroment 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, Thief River Falls campus.
  • Tuition reimbursement and scholarship programs. 

Embracing Diversity
At Digi-Key, we embrace diversity. Fresh and creative employee ideas have historically driven Digi-Key's succcess 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 analaysis in conjunction with maintaining our Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan.