Counter Sales Representative I

Req ID:  30967
Date:  Jun 14, 2024

Akron, OH, US, 44306

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  PEPCO, Professional Electric Products Company

Your career grows here.

Pepco is a brand of the Springfield Electric operating company owned by Sonepar and is a leader in electrical distribution.  We continue to grow our brands throughout the Midwest, including locations in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Missouri. As part of Sonepar, the worldwide leader in electrical distribution, we have a global reach that allows us to offer excellent benefits and develop innovative solutions, while maintaining our strong local roots and close-knit culture. We empower our associates to contribute to our success by adopting the adapt, dare, learn mindset-- adapt to new situations and people, dare to appropriately challenge the status quo, and learn from others and our own mistakes.


We have a great opportunity for a motivated Counter Sales Representative to join our team in Akron. The Counter Sales Representative is responsible for maintaining product knowledge and is encouraged to market and promote new products. In addition, assist customers during the sales/purchase process and respond to customer inquiries in a professional manner. The Counter Sales Representative also assists with warehouse functions as needed on a daily basis.


We’re looking for associates who:

  • Assist customers during the sales process using ERP software, while maintaining professional sales demeanor.
  • Ability to track and fulfill sales orders by picking orders, creating appropriate documentation, and placing follow-up calls.
  • Ability to maintain and develop customer relationships.
  • Actively stay up to date on product knowledge and generate product stock request.
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships and a safe and clean environment.


What you bring:

  • A minimum of one year experience in the electrical industry and/or knowledge of electrical products.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, stay organized and work within a team.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods and traverse the warehouse with or without accommodation.
  • Basic problem-solving skills and computer skills.


What we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plus employer paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance.
  •  Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and employee development.
  • Annual Safety Shoe Reimbursement
  • Employee Discount on products



Who we are:

We’re the world’s number one distributor of electrical products, solutions and related services. Pepco is owned by Sonepar, a global company with over 450 locations nationwide. Whether you grow at one of our local Opcos or at one in another region, we want you to grow with us! All associates are regularly trained and we value promoting from within when possible.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Pepco, a Sonepar Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 


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 Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision 
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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland