Kalispell Service Center Manager

Date:  Mar 8, 2023

Missoula, MT, US, 59801

Company:  Sonepar


At North Coast, 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.


Our Leaders are focused on building customer-centric strategies, inspiring, empowering, and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.


This position will be based out of Kalispell, Montana --  A new North Coast Service Center opening in 2023


What You Will Do:

  • Provide leadership, organization, and direction to build a team capable of being profitable and meeting customer requirements
  • Drive DOTP to become part of your everyday culture
  • Drive market-leading customer service with a best-in-class team of industry professionals 
  • Demonstrate strong sales leadership
  • Expand market share
  • Develop and implement a Service Center business plan consisting of:
  • sales and gross margin management
  • expense management
  • asset management
  • associate development
  • community support
  • Management of daily operations of the Service Center
  • Monitor sell and cost overrides daily
  • Collaboration of contract and pricing implementation and maintenance with O/S
  • Ensures cycle count procedures are implemented and followed
  • Other duties as assigned


What You Will Bring:

  • 7 years Industry Experience
  • 2 years Management or Supervisory Experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Clean driving record with no major infractions within previous 3-5 years
  • Sales experience in both Contractor and Industrial Markets
  • Knowledge of NCE Operations


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Office/warehouse environment
  • Travel to customer locations
  • Occasional heavy lifting – up to 50 lbs.


This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. North Coast Electric Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All decisions pertaining to hiring, transfers and promotions will be made regardless of gender, age, race, or any other protected classification.

Why work for North Coast?  

Own your expertise and your future.  Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers, and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.


North Coast Electric, a family-owned business since 1913, became part of the Sonepar USA family in 2019. We have locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Arizona. As a full line electrical distributor, we supply a wide range of electrical equipment to the electrical contractor, factory automation, industrial MRO, and commercial & institutional markets.


Our Competitive Benefits? 

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long term and Short term disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.


About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services, and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 13 locally managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.


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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. 
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Nearest Major Market: Missoula
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana