Sales Associate

Windsor Plywood

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Position Title: SALES ASSOCIATE
Job Type: FULL TIME OR PART TIME
Location: PENTICTON
Compensation: $18.00 – $20.00 – based on experience

WINDSOR PLYWOOD PENTICTON

We specialize in hard-to-source interior and exterior home finishing products including flooring, doors, mouldings and especially wood products. Our goal is simple – focus on our customer’s needs and provide outstanding customer service. We’re more than a local building supply company, and our business model is also very different. Most of our locations are family affairs – independently locally owned and operated, not top-down like most franchise groups. We carry high quality, responsibly sourced products and are committed to providing outstanding value and personalized, one-on-one service to all of our customers. We are proud to have been in business 50 years with stores across Canada and in the
Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Sales position is critical to the successful operation of a Windsor Plywood Store. The primary focus is customer service. Our Sales staff work with our customers through the entire sales cycle – from initial greeting of customer by name to the final handshake after loading vehicle. The products require a solution & suggestion-based approach to compliment our customers’ projects. This ensures a dynamic & exciting sales experience for everyone involved – far different from our competitors. Experience is not required; we are willing to train the right applicant.

THE BENEFITS

  • Gain experience working with a Building Supply Company in business for 50+ years
  • Competitive Pay jobsincanada.one Extended Health Benefit Program
  • Dental, Pharmaceutical, Travel Insurance, Life jobsincanada.one LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Sales team not required to regularly work Evenings, Sundays & Statutory Holidays
  • Consistent, safe, healthy & temperature-controlled work environment
  • Employee Mental Health & Well-Being program and resources
  • PERKS: Employee deep-discounted pricing on all products jobsincanada.one Paid-training opportunity

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure every customer experience exceeds the customer’s expectations – go the extra-mile”
  • Promote features/benefits of all products & services provided – “drive sales”
  • Lifting plywood/exotic woods and moulding
  • Actively participate, help develop, and contribute to sales training initiatives
  • Find innovative methods to supply products to customers currently out of stock
  • Placing regular stocking & Special Orders

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  • Processing front-counter transactions
  • Ensure all product spaces (shelf, floor, pegs, racks) are adequately stocked
  • Actively monitor stock levels, cleanliness, accuracy of signs & store navigation
  • Handle customer problems & complaints in a positive & constructive manner
  • Diligently follow Check-lists, policies, processes & procedures

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Grade 12 Education
  • Enthusiastic and positive individual will to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated/self-directed, with an ability to work independently using sound judgment, logical reasoning skills, and intuition
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to be personable and social with customers to help deliver sales
  • Prioritize tasks and manage time effectively, always mindful of the customer
  • Flexible, honest, acting in all situations with professionalism and integrity
  • Able to deal with changes, delays, or unexpected events in a professional & timely manner
  • Permanent resident of Canada & Drivers License
  • WORKING CONDITIONS

Positional Tasks
Standing 65%
Walking 20%
Sitting 10%
Front carry (50lbs) 5%
Stair/Ladder Climbing 1%

Visual ability to use Computer screens & read small-labels
Auditory ability to use telephone hand-set
Exposure to some wood dust & debris
Working flexible hours – including Saturdays & special events
Busy, high-volume work environment
Engaging with Contractors, DIYers, & Home-Owners

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the Country without sponsorship. We thank you for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

Day range:

  • Weekend availability

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Shift:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Penticton, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Tell us why you are interested in working with Windsor Plywood.

Experience:

  • sales: 1 year (preferred)
  • building materials: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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