Inside Sales / Marketing / Customer Service / Warehouse Support
Our Van-Kel Irrigation (Burnaby) location operates within the Emco Waterworks Division, and is staffed by a customer-service driven team who provide sales and technical support to our customers within the Irrigation and Landscaping Industry. This includes contractors, landscapers, municipalities, school districts, as well as some retail business. We are a small, growing branch office of a very large company, Emco Corporation.
We have a unique opportunity for an intelligent, reliable, and extremely versatile person who may be looking for a career path in a specialized field. We are a relatively small team and there is an opportunity to rapidly learn and advance into every facet of our business. Please note that this is a permanent, full-time position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are looking for someone to further enhance our level of customer service, by being a strong contributor in all areas. You will be asked to provide support for the Warehouse Manager, through counter sales, handling telephone inquiries, order entry, picking and packing of counter orders, shipping, and receiving. This will also lead to Purchasing responsibilities. General warehouse support as required, which involves a physical aspect, i.e. some moderate lifting.
You will also be asked to provide support for the Branch Manager, with your aptitude for sales and marketing. Preparing price lists, quotations, and promotional materials with Excel, Word, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with desktop publishing software is an asset.
In our business there is a need for each of us to perform all functions. We work as a team to maximize our results and increase our opportunity for profit sharing. No matter what your current role is with our company, we are constantly striving to provide development opportunities for all of our team mates. Our business model encourages us to "act like owners" and utilize our entrepreneurial spirit. It is a great culture to be a part of.
The Irrigation Industry is a fairly technical, specialized field and there is potential for Outside Sales or Operations Management depending on the successful candidate's qualifications.
Depending on the successful applicant's interests and aptitude, there will be opportunities to work with, and provide technical support for, our computerized irrigation control systems. We will provide training on basic electrical equipment, radio communication, etc.
Minimum Grade 12 Education with preference given to post secondary education
Valid driver's license
Ability to work well in a team-based environment
Self motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision
Possess strong communication, planning and organizational skills
Attention to detail and accuracy is of highest importance
Interest in personal growth within a dynamic environment
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Previous experience within the Irrigation Industry is an asset.
Previous experience in Wholesale Distribution is an asset.