Rexel USA Operations Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

With annual sales in excess of $4B, Rexel USA is a market leader providing innovative and sustainable electrical supplies and energy solutions. Our strategy is simple - by helping our customers thrive, we thrive. We recognize that the energy industry is changing and Rexel's business is changing with it. That's why we’re looking for someone like you - a fresh thinking, innovator, and ground-breaker.

We are looking for an Operations Specialist to join our Gexpro team in New Orleans, LA!

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Training program graduate a plus.

  • 2+ yrs business experience.

  • Electrical product knowledge (distribution equipment, lighting, motors, controls, PLC etc.).

DISCLAIMER:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Rexel USA (A VEVRAA Federal Contractor), and its affiliated companies, is an EEO/Disabled/Veterans employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by law.