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POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE:  Bilingual Sales Support (EN FR) – Maternity Leave Contract
REPORTS TO:  Director of Sales – Wholesale Division

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Foremost International is a successful nationally recognized manufacturer and distributor of branded products serving the home improvement and builder markets across Canada. We design and deliver plumbing products that are functional, affordable and continually improve water reduction, environmental sustainability and overall, a global consideration to the environment. Our customers range from mass-market retailers, small bath boutiques and large wholesale distributors.

We are in Mississauga, at an 83,000 sq. ft. office space and distribution centre, which services all of our national customer’s needs. We employ 40 people within departments of Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Customer Service, and Accounting, Shipping and Receiving.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

We are currently seeking a talented, hardworking individual to join our growing Wholesale Division. This will be a contract maternity leave position, that could have the possibility to grow into a full‐time position. The candidate would be responsible for the coordination of activities for the sales support in respect to our wholesale customers. Work closely with sales, rep agencies, contractors, marketing, product development and operations staff to ensure that the customer’s needs are being met. This position will be at our Mississauga location and would have ability for a hybrid work environment with shared time between home and office.

 

POSITION DETAILS:

      • Responsible for all sales support functions that include sales tracking, sales analysis, sample orders, chargebacks, and rebate orders.
      • Coordinating with the marketing department to prepare all materials and products for customer meetings, which includes, securing and setting up of all new product samples, sales presentation and marketing materials that are deemed necessary to the specific customer.
      • Work with Marketing to achieve the needs of the customer regarding packaging design, installation and or instruction sheets, catalogues and sell sheets.
      • Prepare monthly customer and rep reports for the approval of VP Sales, and other Directors.
      • Work with our Supply Chain Manager and Sales team to analyze pricing structure and setting price tables for wholesale division.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

      • University or College Degree is preferred, but combination of education, training and experience may be substituted when competency in the role is demonstrated.
      • At least 2 years related experience in the wholesale plumbing industry is preferred.
      • Must have an excellent understanding of both spoken and written English & French and desire to work with a diverse, multi‐cultural population.
      • Requires excellent communications, multi‐tasking, and organizational skills.
      • Strong analytical, interpretive, and problem‐solving skills.
      • Exemplary computer skills with high level of proficiency in spreadsheet applications. Intermediate user of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
      • Effective time management, with the ability to multi‐task.
      • Capable of working independently or within a group with minimal supervision.

 

POSITION DETAILS:
Full Time Position
Start Date: ASAP

Foremost International Ltd. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.