Operations Specialist

Date: May 4, 2023

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6S 6B6

Company: Sonepar

About Us:

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €23 billion in 2020. Sonepar makes its customers’ lives easier, over the counter, visiting customers, by phone or online, – however we’re needed. Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders.



What’s In It For You?

  • 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.
  • A chance to get involved in the forever growing electrical industry.
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.
  • An opportunity for career development across many business departments within our organization.

Scope of the Position:

Responsible for all aspects of our H&S, ISO & Audit programs within each Ontario OPCO.  Work with the Operational leads in every OPCO to ensure success.  Ability to travel throughout our branch network is required.


Key Responsibilities

Health, Safety & Environment program

  • Work under the direction of the HSE Mgr to execute Ministry standards at minimum
  • Update record keeping on Sharepoint including training certificates, annual inspection certificates etc
  • Workplace inspection, TRIF, observation, incident & event tracking (KPI’s)
  • Participate in all JHSC meeting & take minutes
  • Ensure all Branch, JHSC & Annual meetings minutes are updated on Sharepoint
  • Update Sharepoint on all requirements & ensure appropriate staff have access
  • Maintain Contractor Management Program
  • Schedule HSE training as required
  • Purchase safety/environmental/sustainability resources as needed
  • Participate in new hire orientation as needed
  • Revise H&S manual and appendices as required keeping proper documentation history
  • Participate in monthly JHSC meetings
  • Assist in development and maintenance of risk matrixes
  • Promote and advocate HSE and continuous improvement across the company
  • Assist with roll-out of new HSE projects company wide as required

Quality Management / ISO

  • Quality Representative for all ISO OPCO’s
  • Update, enhance QMS & Manual
  • Conduct internal audits, create NCR’s, Corrective & Preventative Actions – track and ensure their resolution
  • Responsible for all aspects of our External audits
  • Create awareness of the QMS within our OPCO’s – ISO & Non ISO
  • Use QMS structure to enhance continuous improvement in all Ontario OPCO’s
  • Communicate with management any gaps that need to be addressed
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills And Experience

  • 3-5 years related experience in Operations required (preferably in Distribution)
  • Quality Management experience an asset
  • Ontario H&S experience an asset
  • Familiarity with racking and wire & cable handling an asset
  • University/College education preferred. Certification in Operations Management an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office required.  Knowledge of Autocad is an asset
  • SX knowledge an asset



  • 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.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.


Social Media:

Website: www.soneparcanada.com

Twitter: @soneparcanada

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sonepar-canada/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoneparCanada

Check out Sonepar Canada on Facebook!


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