Counter Sales Representative

Date:  Mar 30, 2024
Location: 

Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80915

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  QED, Inc
Quality Electrical Distribution (QED) is a regional electrical distributor serving residential and commercial contractors, industrial facilities, and OEM businesses. We're one of the nation's top 50 wholesalers of electrical supplies, operating more than 12 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and employing more than 340 associates.  Just as in our first year, we have an unwavering dedication to quality - from the products we supply to the excellent design skills and deep product knowledge of our staff.
 
At QED, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at 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 their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.

 

Job Summary

We are quickly growing, and we are looking for driven, goal oriented leaders to build a career in the electrical distribution industry. Entry level sales position in our counter area. We are looking for talented , high potential individuals with a desire to grow and continuously improve. The counter sales associate is primarily responsible to assist with QED’s customers in person at our counter location, as well as on the phone. Service is motivating factor and we strive to provide the highest level of customer service possible.

Our counter salesmen are responsible for order entry, phone orders, pulling orders for walk in customers, as well as maintaining counter appearance. QED offers ongoing training opportunities. We are always seeking to promote from within, successful employees at QED will have opportunities to advance to inside sales, outside sales and even management.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Communicate with customers by phone or in person to receive orders for products.
  • Solicits sale of new or additional products.
  • Determines make, type, and quality of merchandise desired by being familiar with products sold in the department by use, vendor, location in warehouse, catalog and catalog number, other reference materials, and special selling points.
  • Identifies and uses appropriate company and/or customer pricing systems.
  • Describes or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features.
  • Provides oral and written quotations or estimates of prices, terms and delivery for standard, complex or non-standard merchandise.
  • Prepares cash or charge sales tickets with required identification, necessary information for customer, merchandise, price, and sales tax status for processing, shipment and delivery of merchandise in a timely manner. Follows up with any specific record-keeping requirements.
  • Picking orders from inventory
  • Reporting inventory shortages and recommending new orders
  • Project a positive company image when delivering directly to our customers.
  • Ability to assist warehouse personnel with the following, but not limited to: warehouse housekeeping duties, withdrawal of merchandise to fill orders, packaging and labeling of orders, storing and shelving of merchandise, relocation and/or rearrangement of stock as required.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned.

 

Minimum work experience requirements:

  • Knowledge of branch product lines.
  • Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices.
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing personnel and work activities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Some knowledge of basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from small groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to perform math functions representative of the job such as; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and metric scales; computing rate, ratio, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs; calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and proportions.
  • Possess in depth knowledge of QED computer systems, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Must be a team player and abide by QED’s strong core values and beliefs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting Wage:  $18.00/Hour + Commission 

Associate Benefits:

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment including several company paid benefits
  • 401(k) eligibility with competitive company match
  • Access to wellness rewards, discount plans, paid parental leave and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Vacation, Holidays, Personal/Sick Days, Jury Duty, Bereavement Days
  • Promotional opportunity
  • Work in a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences

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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Learn more about QED HERE!

 


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs