Counter Sales/Warehouse Associate


About Us:

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.

We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 40 countries with over 45,000 employees.

In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 110 locations with coverage in 9 provinces.

What’s In It For You?

  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.
  • You will be working for the world’s #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.
  • A chance to get involved in the forever growing electrical industry.
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.
  • An opportunity for career development across many business departments within our organization.
  • Scope: A motivated and adaptable individual to join our team as a Counter Sales Warehouse & BOC Assistant on a temporary basis to cover a parental leave absence. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for providing excellent customer service at the counter, supporting warehouse operations, and assisting with some of the BOC tasks.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Assist customers with inquiries, product selection, and purchases.
  • Process transactions accurately and efficiently using SX.
  • Maintain a clean and organized counter area.
  • Receive incoming shipments, verify contents, and properly store items.
  • Prepare outgoing shipments, including picking, packing, and labeling.
  • Assist with inventory management tasks, including cycle counts and stock replenishment.
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and procedures in the warehouse.
  • Assist with basic BOC tasks, including stage 1 & 2 order maintenance
  • Scorecard
  • Cycle counts

  • Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a customer service or sales role preferred.
  • Basic understanding of warehouse operations and inventory management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and multitask.
  • Duration: Temporary position covering a 6-month parental leave absence.

    Benefits & Perks

  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • Base salary of 48,000-52,000 commesurate on experience + a Branch incentive bonus
  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.
  • Please note that, whilst not expected, the company may pay at a rate outside of the range for this role where appropriate.

    Actual compensation commensurate with the candidate’s experience, education, internal parity, role complexity, role level, and other relevant factors. The advertised salary range relates to British Columbia and is provided in accordance with the BC Pay Transparency Act. We recognize however that salaries are often driven by market forces in the local area where a candidate is based and accordingly the salary range may not apply outside of British Columbia.

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    Sonepar places the planet and diversity and inclusion at the core of its vision driving our business ethos.

    Today, Sonepar is the leading distributor of energy-efficient products, pioneering the energy transition and making sustainability a priority.

    At Sonepar, we firmly believe that every action is crucial in safeguarding the environment, driving our commitment to a more sustainable future. We have accelerated our own transition to efficient generation and use of electrical energy across our business and champion the innovation of sustainable solutions in the market. This commitment is tangible in our detailed Global CSR report, to learn more please

    Sonepar has been recognized as a Diversity Leader by the Financial Times’ 2024 Diversity Leaders ranking and was awarded GEEIS Certification in 2022.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming submissions from all candidates. We believe in creating a work environment where everyone can feel safe, use their voice, and know that they belong. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is a central focus of our global, strategic impact plan.

    We value diversity and inclusion in the workplace because it allows us to better meet the needs of the communities we serve. It helps us foster greater creativity, breadth of experience, and it’s essential to our success as an organization. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, ethnic or national origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity, disability status, gender identity, veteran status or any other aspect which makes them unique are encouraged to apply.

    For more information about our Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit

    Next steps:

    We are interested in knowing more about you. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of benefits by applying online. While we are very grateful for your interest in joining the team, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.