Electrical Engineer Sales Support

Req ID:  30017
Date:  Apr 26, 2024

Surrey, BC, CA, V3V 4G4

Brand:  Texcan

Texcan provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 45 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. 


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


Sales Engineer:

  • 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 related experience preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience with EPC's and selling to large customers
  • Ability to analyze unusual situations and take appropriate action on a regular basis
  • Ability to make complex decisions with confidence

Salary: $90,000 to $95,000 

Please note that, whilst not expected, the company may pay at a rate outside of the range for this role where appropriate. Actual compensation commensurate with the candidate’s experience, education, internal parity, role complexity, role level, and other relevant factors. The advertised salary range relates to British Columbia and is provided in accordance with the BC Pay Transparency Act. We recognize however that salaries are often driven by market forces in the local area where a candidate is based and accordingly the salary range may not apply outside of British Columbia.

Benefits & Perks

  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • EV charging stations
  • 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.

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 

Visit our other social media sites:  

Twitter: @TexcanCanada  





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.