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Inside Sales Representative - Saskatoon

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7K 8H4

Company: Sonepar

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.

 

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

 

Scope of the Position

 

Responsible for developing and maintaining positive customer relationships and ensuring that  customers are satisfied with regard to order taking, product, pricing, deliveries and overall service.

 

Major Responsibilities

 

  • Contacting current customers and identifying new products and potential up-selling. 
  • Responding to and processing incoming calls and orders.
  • Opening new accounts.
  • Developing customer base and sales leads by making cold and warm calls.
  • Entering orders into system.
  • Maintaining knowledge base on current products and learning about new products. 
  • Identify product(s) the customer requires that may not be stocked by the Company and sourcing the product(s).
  • Providing pricing quotations and follow-up on quotes.
  • Purchasing (direct orders) .
  • Counter Sales (where applicable).
  • Shipping & Receiving - daily verify orders and fill-in if the shipper/receiver is absent (where applicable).
  • Credits/Debits.
  • Returns - as required.
  • Providing basic technical support  on products.
  • Provide quotations and product information.
  • Troubleshooting (freight problems, expediting, etc…).
  • Responding to inquiries.
  • Closing orders.
  • Other duties as required.
     

Education & Training

 

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Post Secondary courses in Sales and/or Marketing preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
     

Experience

 

  • 1-3 years related experience.
  • Product knowledge or industry experience preferred.

 

Benefits & Perks

 

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


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  

 

More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV   

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.