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Counter Sales Representative - Military Veterans

at Sonepar USA

Own Your Expertise, And Your Future 

At Capital Electric, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.  

Capital Electric, a distributor of electrical construction materials, is currently seeking an individual eager to start a career in the Electrical Distribution Industry at our Manassas, VA location.  A Counter Sales associate for Capital Electric is responsible for selling product to customers, assisting customers with product selection, and develop customer relationships to ensure Capital Electric remains the Electrical Distributor of Choice.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle incoming customer phone calls
  • Greet walk-in customers 
  • Assist customer with order and provide appropriate product selection 
  • Pick customer order from warehouse and bring to counter
  • Prepare customer sales ticket and charge accordingly
  • Promote and sell company’s product promotions
  • Provide assistance to certain warehouse functions
  • Reach monthly goals in sales and gross margin
  • Courtesy and politeness toward customers
  • Multi-task and continually prioritize tasks to be completed throughout the day
  • Other duties as required

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School or GED 
  • Sales experience and/or Electrical Knowledge preferred, but will train the right candidate 
  • Good and dependable mathematics, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Computer and MS Office literate
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on regular basis; up to 70 lbs. occasionally
  • Reliable, responsible, and a great work ethic

We offer excellent training, career advancement opportunities, and a competitive compensation package to include vacation time, sick time, full health benefits, 401(k) and more. Capital Electric is an EEO Employer.

 

About Us:

Capital Electric is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. Capital Electric delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers.  Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from over 70 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Capital Electric is also part of the Sonepar family, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
 
EEO is the Law 
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here. 
 
Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision 
Sonepar follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here. 

Woodbridge, VA

Sonepar USA

We are looking for veterans and spouses like you!

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services with locations nationwide.

While protecting our freedom, you’ve developed unique experiences, perspectives, and capabilities that we value and honor. We have veterans like you serving in a wide variety of functions and departments. If you’re ready to kick off your career to the next level, explore our jobs and find your place in the Sonepar family. We’d be honored to have you.

You've been a pro in the military. Now come be a pro with us!

At Sonepar USA, our operating companies embrace and empower veterans, and in turn, are enriched by their experiences, perspectives, and capabilities. We champion providing opportunities to transitioning military, veterans, and military spouses leveraging their unique skillsets, backgrounds and numerous attributes, including respect, integrity, reliability, and working as a team. These opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital
  • Safety
  • Integrated supply
  • Automation & control
  • Energy audits & retrofits
  • Store room & project management

 

How To Apply

1. Review our current opportunites on the RecruitMilitary Job Board

2. When you click Apply, you will then be re-directed to the Sonepar Careers page

3. From there, please continue to apply on the Sonepar Careers page 

For more information, please visit https://soneparusa.com.

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