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Inside Sales Representative in San Diego, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
    Sales
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/22/2018

Job Description

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products from over 18 locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom built solutions support all aspects of our operations.  

Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply.

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. For more information, visit SoneparUSA.com

Position Summary: Sells products for various manufacturers to contractors and industrial users. Work with the Inside Sales and Fields Sales team to grow sales with existing and new customers. May act as a liaison between customers and the dedicated Field Sales Representative by providing pricing, availability and any required customer service to ensure excellent customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Include the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Answer incoming sales calls & assist with counter sales as needed
  • Responsible for complete order management, including expediting and communication with the customer.
  • Sales order entry and purchasing of customer requirements for specific price lines
  • Report lost sales
  • Write credits in a timely manner
  • Attend product and training sessions
  • Organize and maintain product catalog library
  • Develop superior product knowledge and assist customers with product application
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned

Qualifications:

       Education and/or Experience:

  • Electrical, Industrial and/or Distribution experience preferred but not required

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; or
  • 1 - 3 years' of related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

  Requirements:
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Must possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Must have the ability to establish strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette & organization skills 
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: (Check the appropriate box)
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☒          None

☐          Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department where the majority of the time is spent assigning, reviewing, checking work and eliminating ordinary difficulties. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; coaches and reviews performance, salary reviews and applies company policies.

☐          Direct manager of a unit, section, group or department involving responsibility for results in

            terms of cost, methods and personnel. Full accountability for hiring, discipline, discharge, performance reviews, team development, salary administration, etc.

 

Working Conditions and Environment: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  • Long and varied hours required occasionally               ☐ Yes              If yes, the % of travel time required: Choose an item.  
  •  
  •  
  •               ☒ No
  • Travel:
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Physical Demands (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Required Skills
 

Required Experience
  • Electrical, Industrial and/or Distribution experience preferred but not required
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; or
  • 1 - 3 years' of related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.