Counter Sales Rep-Burlington

Province Electric Supply - Burlington - Burlington, ON


Summary of Position: Province-Electric is a full-line, service-oriented, electrical distributor. We are currently hiring for this position for the following locations: BURLINGTON BRANCH. The Counter Sales Representative is the front line in customer service. You have an above average ability to develop productive relationships with customers, whether they walk- in or phone- in. You are responsible for offering product knowledge to customers and expediting orders in a quick and effective manner.

On a day to day basis, you are working directly with walk-in customers and phone in customers. You can navigate our software (DDI Inform) to offer product information and pricing. After accurately creating the order, you’re able to locate the products in the warehouse or showroom. You will also be responsible for compiling orders for delivery, creating packing slips, as well as receiving and putting incoming stock away. You follow up on orders as required and source out and create purchase orders to fulfill customer needs. Our peak times are early morning, noon, and end of the day.


  • Directly servicing the customer at the counter.
  • Takes customer orders and completes sales order form.
  • Navigate our software to answer customer inquiries on product, pricing, and delivery.
  • Using your product knowledge, you are able to suggest alternatives.
  • Place orders with vendors and complete purchase orders.
  • Develop strong customer relationships knowing the importance of repeat business.
  • Receiving duties, including verifying packing slips against purchase orders, maintaining inventory control system, and putting away incoming stock.
  • Maintaining the showroom and counter shelves.
  • Shipping duties, including packing slip creation, order picking, getting shipments in a timely fashion for the driver.
  • Attending customer service, sales, and product training meetings/events as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Self-Motivated with excellent time management skills
  • Above average interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must have Grade 12 or GED equivalent
  • Minimum one year of previous experience working at an electrical wholesaler a must have.

This is an excellent entry-level opportunity in a dynamic environment with a full-line, well respected, service-oriented electrical distributor. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, training and an excellent opportunity to grow and develop.

Instructions: Interested candidates looking for a challenge, and to be part of a team-oriented organization should submit their Resume and Cover Letter with COUNTER SALES and LOCATION in the subject line. We thank you for your interest in Province-Electric, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please send resumes to Apply Now

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Electrical Wholesaler: 2 years
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