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Earth City, Missouri; Fort Myers, Florida

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Our Team is Kind of a Big Deal!

UniFirst First Aid + Safety is seeking a reliable and hardworking Expeditor PPE Specialist to join our team. As a Team Partner in the Purchasing Department, you will be the first line of troubleshooting and problem solving for all quote and special requests. This position monitors special orders, new product launches, shortages, and coordinates solutions with other departments within UniFirst First Aid + Safety. When working with UniFirst First Aid + Safety we provide a variety of shifts. Our standard is a 5-day work week, enjoy two days off a week. We have an immediate opening and provide on the job training.

Pay & Benefits:

On the job training & great hourly pay + 401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Payroll Deposit, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

What’s in it for you? 

Our Team Partners receive ongoing cross-training, exposing them to different department areas. Cross training enhances their performance and assists them with their career potential and advancement.

Work Life Balance:
We offer up to 40-hours a week!

Career Growth: 
Some companies like to promote from within, we love to!

Our family culture is what makes UniFirst First Aid + Safety an organization that stands out from the rest.

At UniFirst First Aid + Safety, you'll find an environment packed with different cultures, personalities, and backgrounds. We believe our diversity makes us who we are, and we strive every day to build a culture where everyone feels welcome.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Coordinate and expedite flow of products from our Distribution Centers and vendors to the Sales team. 
  • Provide daily support to Sales and Planners and resolve problems as needed.
  • Investigate the cause of critical delays and initiate action to ensure that work progresses on schedule.
  • Keep the Sales department informed about material changes or substitutions. 
  • As required, conduct inventory analysis on products and take necessary actions to reduce and/or eliminate delays.
  • Assist Buyer/Planner, as needed.
  • Communicate directly with vendor reps to locate the correct products requested by Sales. 
  • Provides delivery information for standard sales orders.
  • Regularly attend vendor training to be up to date with new products and services.


What we’re looking for:

  • High school education and/or GED equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • At least 2 years of customer service experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrate general understanding of material flow in a manufacturing and production environment.
  • Experience with PPE and medical devices.
  • Self motivated who can work independently, problem solve, and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Open minded and team-oriented work attitude.
  • Basic proficiency in computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Capacity to follow directions by leadership.
  • Ability to stand throughout an 8-hour shift.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

About UniFirst First Aid + Safety

UniFirst First Aid + Safety is a division of the UniFirst Corporation. UniFirst First Aid + Safety is one of the largest providers of First Aid, AEDs, Compliance Training, Safety and PPE products in the United States.  Businesses such as manufacturing, office buildings, retail, construction, logistics, automotive, and government agencies, are just a few examples of our current customer base. We are part of a $70 million division within a $1.8 billion company.   

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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