Granite City Electric Supply is the area's premiere electrical distributor serving electrical contractors as well as residential, commercial and industrial customers for over 90 years. With 27 branches covering Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut, we are the largest regional independent electrical supply company and the official distributor of electrical supplies to the Boston Red Sox.
We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and articulate customer focused Inside Sales professional who wants to grow within the largest independent electrical distributor in New England. The ideal candidate will preferably have a minimum of 2-4 years selling to electrical contractors and industrial/commercial customers. The Inside Salesperson provides the first impression of GCE to the customer and the ultimate goal is to create lasting customer relationships. Preference will be given to those who have knowledge of electrical applications and layout, Square D products, Eclipse software and EPEC Certification.
Strong customer service skills essential
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
Good math and computer skills; experience with Eclipse software a plus
Ability to utilize an ERP system as well as Microsoft Office products
Able to adapt quickly to changes
Able to handle pressure and multiple tasks
Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
Proven track record for dependability
Adaptability / flexibility / willing to change & adjust with business conditions
Works well within a team as well as independently
Uses telephone and computer for extended periods of time
Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma/equivalent preferred
College degree preferred
Previous electrical distribution experience preferred
Business, construction or electrical industry exposure
Sales experience with electrical contractors, industrial and commercial customers
Develops and executes a plan for growth with the Branch Manager. Has a highly articulate and influential manner, demonstrates excellent sales and service skills.
Monitors and confers with counter contractor sales, outside sales and management, concerning orders, customer status, history, changes, potential, quotations, strategies and other related pertinent sales information.
Receives and processes in a timely fashion all customer inquiries, purchase orders, back orders, credits, return authorizations, price increases and other sales related functions.
Maximizes sales and profitability by knowing the marketplace and competition, negotiating the lowest possible cost from vendors and extracting the highest possible competitive selling price.
Actively participates in all job related training classes, informational seminars, business meetings, etc. that will enhance GCE's position in the market.
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date filing system concerning all customer related information (special order entry procedures, quotations, special pricing, purchase orders, etc.) vendor pricing and catalog information as well as other functions related to sales.
Granite City offers competitive wages, great benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, 401k, vacation, holiday, sick and more! Join our team and work among the best in the industry!
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify.
Granite City Electric Supply