Counter Sales Representative II - Gainesville, FL

Req ID:  30224
Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Gainsville, FL, US, 32609

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  World Electric

Your Career, Your Way

At World, 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.  


Do you want to work for a Company where 96% of the employees say it is a great place to work?!

World Electric is hiring a Counter Sales Pro to join our team.


Schedule: Monday-Friday


Starting Rate: Competitive hourly rate with full benefits package


Job Description: Responsible for selling electrical supplies, various parts, and equipment at specific counter locations.  Ships and receives material, maintains a neat, clean, and organized facility.

  • Maintains a professional appearance.
  • Greets customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Determines make and type of product needed.
  • Discusses use and features of various parts.
  • Research replacement part stock number and price.
  • Fills customer orders from stock.
  • Operates computer to order, enter and retrieve data.
  • Receives payment or obtains credit authorization.
  • Advises customer on substitution or modification of part when replacement is not available.
  • Examines returned part to determine if defective, and exchanges part or refunds money.
  • Receives and fills telephone orders.
  • Assists customer with gathering their material.
  • Assists customer with loading the material in their vehicle.
  • Helps maintain pricing levels to achieve gross margin and sales goals.
  • Assists in organizing counter days.
  • Help drive the organization's digital transformation and growth goals using digital tools such as SSM, DJC, the web etc. 
  • Makes proactive telephone calls to potential new customers and existing customers.


Required Skills

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Strong math and reading skills
  • Positive commitment to accomplish counter goals


Required Experience: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 1 year or more related customer service oriented experience

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


About Us:

World Electric Supply was started in 1999 in North Miami Beach with one location. Since then we have expanded to 18 locations throughout Florida and Georgia. If you need it, we more than likely have it in stock at one of our many facilities, ready to be delivered, when and where you specify.

As strong as World Electric is in each of its given sales territories, the core foundation is even more impressive. As a part of the Global Company Sonepar, our capabilities extend well beyond our immediate geographical areas. Sonepar USA provides their operating companies with corporate support to help them make decisions every day based on their regional needs. Leveraging our strong global resource base, but retaining our family-oriented values and local autonomy, this structure allows us to always focus on the customer - our first priority.


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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

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Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision 
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Nearest Major Market: Gainesville