Sales Trainee
at Rexel USA

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

Job Description


  • Perform operations specialist activities.
  • Environmental, health and safety leader.
  • Cost management for customer service and overall operational support for the sales force.
  • Order fulfillment surveillance, supporting sales, inventory surveillance and warehouse management, order processing, material management, customer interface, build strong customer/supplier relationships.
  • Motivate, train and lead warehouse and inside sales team.
  • Work with branch to meet or exceed budgeted total sales and margin objectives.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Participate in branch sales, quality and service meetings.
  • Interface with key suppliers to develop and maintain good relationships.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of electrical distribution industry, current market, customers, suppliers and competitors.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts.
  • Solid presentation skills.
  • Ability to call on upper management.
  • Analytical & problem solving skills.

Skills, Knowledge, and Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Training program graduate a plus.
  • 2+ yrs business experience.
  • Electrical product knowledge (distribution equipment, lighting, motors, controls, PLC etc.)

Language Ability:

Ability to write and read routine reports or job orders. Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees within the organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software, internet software and order processing systems.

Attendance Demands:
The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday or within normal business hours. The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally. Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this position the employee is required to speak, read and hear English.

  • Walk on concrete or other hard floor surface: 6-8 hours
  • Standing continuously: up to 3 hours
  • Pull heavy items in warehouse or yard: 6-8 hours
  • Load and unload trucks from ground level or platform: 3-6 hours
  • Lift minimum weight unassisted of up to 50 lbs: 3-6 hours
  • Lift minimum weight unassisted of 75lbs: up to 3 hours
  • Operate transportation equipment: 3-6 hours
  • Repetitive use of hands/manual dexterity: 6-8 hours
  • Work continuously for 8 hours per day, 5 days a week (with legally required breaks) : 6-8 hours
  • Sitting for continuous periods: up to 3 hours
  • Repetitively climbing: 3-6 hours
  • Continuous repetitive kneeling: 3-6 hours
  • Reaching – overhead: up to 3 hours; shoulder: 6-8 hours; below shoulder: up to 3 hours
  • Twisting: 6-8 hours
  • Bending: 6-8 hours
  • Heaviest item required to carry: Electrical Panels & Wire Spools
  • Manual use equipment: Wire measuring equipment

Transport equipment: Sit down forklift, Upright forklift, Pallet Jack & Commercial Truck Driving

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Job Type: Sales
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/17/2019

About Us

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Our Focus on Smarter Solutions Made Us America's Premier Distributor Millions of US electrical customers trust the expertise, resources and relationships of Rexel USA, Inc. As the US presence of one of the world's largest electrical distributors, we apply our knowhow, productivity tools and hands-on business-building initiatives to help our customers thrive.

Not satisfied with simply delivering products, nearly half of our employees are dedicated to improving how we connect customers with the supplies, solutions and services they need. We've developed supply chain models that reduce inventory, raise productivity and cut installation costs.

We also help our customers uncover new opportunities. Our energy teams can slash the cost and raise the performance across a facility – from lighting upgrades to complete energy management solutions.

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