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Electrical Engineer - Application & Solutions 1

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Surrey, BC, CA, V3V 4G4

Company: Sonepar

Texcan provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 40 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.  


Electrical Engineer – Application and Solutions


We are looking for a talented Electrical Engineer – Application and Solutions to join our growing team and make their mark in a fast-paced, professional, and fun environment. As an integral member of our team, your strong communication and technical experience will play a fundamental role in developing business and delivering effective solutions to key customers.


This position will serve as a consultant to both internal and external customers by providing technical, product, application, and sales expertise.   Electrical Engineer will work closely with the sales team and ultimately be responsible for the technical ‘win’ during the sales cycle.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide the sales team and customers with technical, product, and application support. 
  • Assist the sales team with technical support in the completion of RFP/RFQ bids
  • Prepare and present product presentation to internal/external customers
  • Guide customers and help with product specification
  • Suggest solutions and innovative ideas to meet client needs
  • Develop sales strategies which will result in increased company sales
  • Track and maintain records of all account activity within sales database
  • Monitor market conditions




  • Technical and/or engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Industry knowledge/experience preferred (wire and cable)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Knowledge of CSA Codes and Standards
  • Minimum 5+ years of related experience is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience with EPC’s and selling to large customers
  • Ability to analyzes unusual situation and takes appropriate action on a regular basis.
  • Ability to make complex decisions with confidence



We are interested in knowing more about you! Start an exciting career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Texcan thanks all applicants, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  


To explore and learn more about Texcan, please visit www.texcan.com.  


Watch our employee videos on our new careers page: https://www.texcan.com/careers 


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