Winnipeg, MB, R3P 2S2, Canada

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Inside Sales Representative

Position: Inside Sales Representative

Location: Winnipeg

Division: Anixter Power Solutions

Contact: Warren Cook


Availability : Immediately

Company Profile:

Anixter is the world’s leading supplier of electrical utility, electronic and communication components used to connect power, voice, video, data and security systems.

With more than 700 employees across Canada, Anixter offers a variety of rewarding career opportunities, a wide range of benefits such as a competitive salary, generous bonus programs, a comprehensive employee benefit package and a tuition reimbursement program.

Job Summary:

Our Winnipeg office is looking for an Inside Sales Representative to develop new business opportunities while providing exceptional service to existing customers. The successful candidate will be a consummate and credible professional selling Anixter products and solutions to utility contractors and end-user customers. This role is focused on new business development and is suited to people who are customer centric oriented and who can exploit their exceptional sales skills with effective and successful results.

In line with the strong results-orientation of this position, the compensation package will include a robust performance-based bonus structure.

Job duties

  • Focus on relationship building and growing sales within existing business (products & Services)
  • Provide exceptional customer service (quotes, orders, follow-up on projects)
  • Account planning and forecasting
  • Identify potential customers and develop a plan to reach them
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements and developing and negotiating contracts
  • Responsible for successfully managing the sales process; lead generation, solution pitch, negotiation, close and post-sale service
  • Responsible for new and existing business. You are expected to be autonomous however you will work in close collaboration with your supervisor for complex pitches and strategies
  • Manage and maintain a pipeline and ensure all sales administration is up to date using our Information System.

Job Requirements

Reporting directly to the Location Manager, the successful candidate for this position will possess:

Experience & Education:

  • Certificate or diploma in business or marketing (preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a sales roles for Industrial or Commercial products and services
  • Full line electrical utility sales experience (preferred)
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, including Excel (required)

Job-specific knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of electrical utility products (preferred)
  • Good knowledge of electronic and communication products (preferred)
  • Solid understanding of security components and cabling solutions (preferred)
  • Strong English communication skills, written and verbal (required)
  • Electrical utility constructions knowledge (preferred)

Skills & Attributes:

  • Sales and results-oriented
  • Passionate and motivated
  • Strong organization skills
  • Team player, flexible
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (customer-centric)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent decision making abilities
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Able to work well within small groups

We are grateful for your interest in Anixter, however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please send your application to

Anixter Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.


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