Outside Sales Representative

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7K 8H4

Company: Sonepar

About Us: 


With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. 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. 


We are a proud 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. In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 110 locations with coverage in 9 provinces. 


To explore and learn more about Sonepar opportunities, please visit www.career.sonepar.com 


What’s In It For You? 


  • 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. 
  • A chance to get involved in the forever growing electrical industry. 
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments. 
  • An opportunity for career development across many business departments within our organization. 

Scope of the Position

Responsible for generating sales with existing customers and developing opportunities with new customers within assigned territory.


Major Responsibilities


  • Scheduling appointments and visiting existing customers to review product needs and determining other opportunities.
  • Providing product quotes as required.
  • Organizing and attending joint sales calls with Vendors. 
  • Opening new accounts.
  • Continuously updating customers on product changes and modifications.   
  • Providing solutions to customers’ problems.
  • Attending Trade Shows and Conferences (if applicable).
  • Product introduction of new releases.
  • Liaising between customers and the company for up-to-date status of service, pricing and new product release launches.
  • Preparing reports for marketing and sales and keeping expense accounts.
  • Performing maintenance and updating of customers’ accounts including contact names for future sales.
  • Keeping up to date on new products, services, procedures and tools by attending training and departmental meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Training


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Post Secondary courses in Sales and/ or Marketing an asset.
  • Product  knowledge or industry experience an asset.




  • 1-3 years related experience.


 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. 


Social Media: 

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

Next Steps: 


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


Sonepar is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes submissions from all candidates. 




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.