Counter Sales Representative

Req ID:  30926
Date:  Jun 8, 2024
Location: 

Alexandria, VA, US, 22312

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Capital Electric

Own Your Expertise, And Your Future 

At Capital Electric, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.  

Capital Electric, a distributor of electrical construction materials, is currently seeking an individual eager to start a career in the Electrical Distribution Industry at our Alexandria, VA location.  A Counter Sales associate for Capital Electric is responsible for selling product to customers, assisting customers with product selection, and develop customer relationships to ensure Capital Electric remains the Electrical Distributor of Choice.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle incoming customer phone calls
  • Greet walk-in customers 
  • Assist customer with order and provide appropriate product selection 
  • Pick customer order from warehouse and bring to counter
  • Prepare customer sales ticket and charge accordingly
  • Promote and sell company’s product promotions
  • Provide assistance to certain warehouse functions
  • Reach monthly goals in sales and gross margin
  • Courtesy and politeness toward customers
  • Multi-task and continually prioritize tasks to be completed throughout the day
  • Other duties as required

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School or GED 
  • Sales experience and/or Electrical Knowledge preferred, but will train the right candidate 
  • Good and dependable mathematics, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Computer and MS Office literate
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on regular basis; up to 70 lbs. occasionally
  • Reliable, responsible, and a great work ethic

 

We offer excellent training, career advancement opportunities, and a competitive compensation package to include vacation time, sick time, full health benefits, 401(k) and more. Capital Electric is an EEO Employer.

 

About Us:

Capital Electric is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. Capital Electric delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers.  Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from over 70 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Capital Electric is also part of the Sonepar family, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar 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. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

 
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Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision 
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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC