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Inside Sales Representative in San Diego, CA at Sonepar USA

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Summary: Sells products for various manufacturers to Assembly & Manufacturing customers. In this role the inside sales rep may also do much of the procurement of products to support both the branches customers as well as the shop. 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 from both external and internal customers.
  • 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 where applicable.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Assist with annual bid requirements.
  • Gather documentation as requested by customers including certifications and country of origin.
  • Participate on customer follow up calls and assist in regular reporting.


        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.
Required Skills
  • 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.
Required Experience

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma required or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years counter, inside and/or field sales   


            Equivalent combination of Education and Experience

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.


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