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Counter Sales Associate

Reference ID: 91686

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Burnaby, BC
Richmond, BC
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Customer Service and Support
Sales and Marketing

  • Use your customer service skills and practical electrical knowledge in a challenging and rewarding role!
  • Receive an attractive salary plus a great host of benefits
  • Join a friendly team that is committed to professional development and career progression!

About Gescan

Gescan is a wholesale electrical products distributor with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta that has branches across Western Canada. Gescan has been serving the needs of OEM, Industrial, Commercial, MRO and Residential markets since the 1920’s.

Carrying a wide-ranging inventory of quality commodities and unique specialty products from the industry’s most trusted and respected manufacturers, Gescan is committed to being the industry leader through exceptional service, innovation, and commitment to our customers. 

For more information, visit our website

About the Opportunity

Gescan currently has multiple opportunities for Counter Sales Associates in Vancouver (2 Full-time and 1 Part-time position).

In these roles, you will be responsible for providing excellent service to customers who visit the branch to either place orders, and/or pickup their product requirements. 

Your core duties will include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Completing the pre-shift inspection for forklift, including battery maintenance
  • Filling orders and ensuring they are completed in a timely manner
  • Informing customer and/or the Sales Department of any issues that might occur with filling product requested
  • Continuously updating the Branch Manager of customer interests and issues
  • Entering sales order for product(s) selected by the customer and ensuring all materials have been entered accordingly and documentation is complete within the close of sale, including entering customer orders for pickup and ship out 
  • Assisting customers with identifying the specific product they are looking for based on their requirements and suggesting alternatives if required, and/or up-selling related product(s)
  • Physically locating/picking order once product order has been finalized
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment
  • Assisting with the overflow of sales calls
  • Assisting the Shipping/Receiving Department with storing product/inventory
  • Assisting in the warehouse as required

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a high school diploma and a minimum of 1 year of related experience combined with previous industry/electrical experience.

Above all, you are a motivated professional with the ability to work in an extremely fast paced environment and manage multiple priorities. Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Please note that due to the nature of this role, you will need to be able to safely lift up to 50lbs. 

The Perks

Here at Gescan, we value each and every employee. We show this by nurturing your career every step of the way and providing opportunities for professional development and continual learning. 

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will receive an attractive annual salary plus a great host of benefits including:

  • MSP Premiums paid by the employer
  • Extended medical and dental benefits
  • LTD, STD, and life insurance
  • Employee matched RRSP contribution (up to 3.5%)
  • Opportunities to take part in the Employee Referral Plan
  • Opportunities for education reimbursement 

Our social and supportive company culture both promotes honesty and transparency. We believe in celebrating our achievements, and we enjoy social events like team BBQs, golf tournaments, and our annual Christmas party which create a friendly and harmonious team. 

If you are a committed and motivated individual looking for your next big challenge, look no further – Apply today! 

Posted: September 21, 2017
Closes:November 20, 2017