Administrative Assistant

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Edmonton, AB, CA, T5S 2V6

Brand:  Texcan

Texcan provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 45 years, we have built a reputation for going to great lengths for our customers. We supply solutions for a variety of different markets in residential, commercial, industrial and emerging green markets such as wind farms, solar energy, hydroelectric, water and waste treatments.  


We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 40 countries with over 45,000 employees.  

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.  

Be part of an ISO certified company with a strong a quality assurance program and new technologies which help you perform at your best.  

Attractive compensation with benefits and “other perks” such as tuition reimbursement.  

Employee Referral provides the opportunity to earn more while you work by referring one of the best you know.  

In-depth process and product training provided by a mentored approach, product knowledge sessions hosted by the Product Manager and lunch and learn meetings.  

We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Answering phones, filing, incoming/outgoing mail, accounts receivable, ordering office supplies and office equipment maintenance (call contractor).
  • Assisting with payroll back-up, credits, debits, freight claims.
  • Processing reel returns/ maintenance.
  • Responding to customer service and customer complaints.
  • Preparing outgoing mail and correspondence including e-mail and fax
  • Creating reports using excel.
  • Preparing expense reports.
  • Organizing conferences/meetings (catering, booking rooms).
  • Preparing promotional packages.
  • Assisting with inventory control for promotional incentives
  • Liaising with customers/clients.
  • Maintaining printer/photocopier toner cartridges inventory.
  • Respond to requests to pull paperwork: Invoices, receiving reports and Etc.
  • Processing cash sales/customer payments.
  • Obtaining freight rates.
  • Back-up invoicing & exception follow up.
  • Other duties as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • One to three (1-3) years administration experience in a busy office environment.
  • High School Diploma required. Preferably post-secondary education in Administration or Business Management.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Self-motivated with strong administrative and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional organizations skills with the ability to effectively multitask.
  • Effectively prioritizing tasks.
  • Optimizing time effectively.
  • Keenly pays attention to detail with high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently.
  • Professional phone and email étiquette.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new initiatives that support the department.

Overtime- the role requires additional hours during month end. There is a rotating schedule and extra hours will be required to fulfill month end duties. Besides month end, the role may require working above the regular hours of work, to fulfill business needs. Overtime pay would be compensated for additional hours worked.

Texcan thanks all applicants, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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