We are currently in search of a career orientated person to join our team at our Port Coquitlam location to handle Electrical Outside Sales and Quotations to our customers.
You are self-motivated and have the experience to back up your past success and are no stranger to working in a fast-paced environment that requires attention to detail and great communication skills.
Your organizational skills shine through in how you manage your workflow and you are in search of a career opportunity with great potential.
Reporting directly to the Electrical Sales Manager, you will be responsible for all Outside Electrical Sales and quotes, quote follow up and after sale service.
Your major focus will be on growing our business by calling on and servicing an existing account base as well as developing new accounts in the electrical sales industry.
You will be required to travel approximately 50% within the Lower Mainland region. A valid Driver’s License is required.
Your job duties are, but not limited to :
Job Duties & Responsibilities :
Responding to inquiries and processing incoming calls and orders
Contacting current customers and identifying new products and potential up-selling
Entering orders into system
Purchasing materials for customers and sales negotiations
Sourcing materials for customers when currently not in stock
Opening new accounts and closing orders
Maintaining knowledge base on current products and learning about new products
Providing product information, pricing quotations and follow-up on quotes
Offering technical expertise on products to purchasers
Developing and maintaining positive customer relationships
Ensuring that customers are satisfied with order taking, product, pricing, deliveries and overall service
Working closely with others to ensure customer needs are met
Other duties as required to meet business needs
Skills & Competencies :
Exceptional customer service
Ability to warm up and develop instant rapport with potential customers
Ability to develop long term relationships and generate referrals from your customers
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, both verbal and written
Impeccable organizational skills with attention to detail
Time management & multitasking skills to serve several customers at the same time
Strong networking skills, outgoing personality
Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Email)
Self-motivated; able to function effectively both independently and as a member of a team
Proven ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced work environment
Qualifications & Education :
Minimum grade 12 education
Candidates should possess a minimum of two years’ sales experience (counter sales, inside sales or outside sales)
Post-Secondary courses in Electrical preferred
Skilled in serving and negotiating with institutional and industrial purchasers, electrical contractors and the public
Experience using Microsoft Office
Knowledge of the electrical industry or a background in electrical products would be considered an asset