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Date: Jun 24, 2021

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T5S 2V6

Company: Sonepar

Shift Type: Professional

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.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responding to and processing incoming calls and orders.
  • Opening new accounts, while maintaining existing accounts.
  • Meeting customer requirements, while maximizing profitability.
  • Prospecting and penetrating new markets.
  • The role includes a strong understanding of sales margins, product sourcing, pricing and negotiations.
  • 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.
  • Being strategic and creative to find workable solutions for customers.
  • 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.


  • Minimum of 3
  • 4 year of business development experience.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Post-Secondary education in Busines Management/and or Bachelor of Commerce with courses taken in Sales and/or Marketing are preferred.
  • A background in selling industrial and commercial products is an asset. Product knowledge or industry experience preferred.
  • Strong understanding of solution selling vs. price.
  • The role includes a strong understanding of sales margins, product sourcing, pricing and negotiations.
  • Candidate must show progressive sales accomplishments.
  • Strong business acumen and professional approach to offering effective services and solutions.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • CRM experience preferred.

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.

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