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Branch Administrator

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Abbotsford, BC, CA, V2T 6K3

Company: Sonepar

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.


Why Join Us?  


  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.  
  • You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  


Scope of the Position

Responsible for assisting the sales and customer service teams to ensure superior service is provided to customers.  Performing administrative duties for the branch


Major Responsibilities


  • Answers, directs phone calls
  • Responsible for ensuring messages on branch voicemail are delivered
  • Maintains all filing for branch
  • Responsible for cash sales, including batching point of sale machine (Visa/MC/I), safekeeping of cheques, including filling of deposit slips.
  • Creating credits for accounts for pricing discrepancies and returns
  • Resolving Accounts Payable disputes and discrepancies.
  • Resolving customer invoice disputes from Credit Dept.
  • Processes freight claims
  • Dealing with defective product, including dealing with Reps/Vendors.
  • Investigating and resolving inter-branch warehouse transfer discrepancies.
  • Updating/maintaining product bin locations in system as required
  • All order aging reports to keep within acceptable timeframes for resolving. (S Drive)
  • Dealing with staff to ensure maintenance of work is done
  • Daily reports to sort thru and maintain if necessary (Ikron, returns, open orders, etc)
  • Go through pick tickets daily and make sure all are billed
  • Scorecard Maintenance
  • Maintaining office supplies
  • Other duties as assigned 


Education & Training


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Administrative certification an asset




  • Up to one year of related experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. (excel/word/adobe)

Benefits & Perks


  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.

We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  


More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV   

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.