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Rexel is a global leader specializing in the multi-channel distribution of electrical products and services for the energy world. Our mission is to offer our customers innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the comfort, security and energy performance of installations, infrastructure and buildings.

We Deliver The Best Customer Experience
    We Join Forces For Success
        We Encourage Innovation
           We Engage People To Develop Their Talents
                We Trust Each Other
                    We Enjoy Making A Difference


We are seeking a Project Manager to join our Capitol Light team in Hartford, CT!

 

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an extension of the outside sales and inside sales force to proactively grow electrical product sales.
  • Handle multiple customer inquiries, process orders and resolve customer issues promptly using root-cause analysis.
  • Secure market level pricing feedback from customers and provide timely price quotations and/or proposals.
  • Coordinate with vendors, customers and sales teams on price, procure/place orders, handle claims and returned goods, and manage accounts.
  • Expedite backorders to maximize fill rates and customer satisfaction.
  • Assist with counter sales and inventory management as needed.
  • Actively participate in branch and business quality initiatives.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Electrical product knowledge; including lighting, switchgear, controls and electrical commodities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical distribution or other electrical sales environments.
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate on all levels within internal and external groups.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Good team player. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in lighting project management, including the ability to layout lighting projects, do lighting takeoffs, and generate value engineering proposals for lighting projects.

 

Qualifications:

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • Two years of Project Management experience in Contractor and/or Industrial markets. 
  • Familiarity with automated order entry systems & PCs running Windows based software.
  • GE product knowledge.
  • Knowledgeable and current about market, customers and vendors.

 

 

 

Language Skills:

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to effectively communicate with customers and staff to make an accurate assessment of customer needs.  Ability to create and make presentations. 

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to verify and calculate figures such as commissions.  Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer problems and to recommend the proper course of action. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.

 

Attendance Demands:

The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday within normal business hours.  The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally.  Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software, internet software and order processing systems.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, handle, or feel, and required to speak, read, and hear English.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position will requires approximately 90% domestic travel and ability to travel by air transportation and operate a motor vehicle. 
  • This position may occasionally be exposed to extreme weather conditions in a warehouse environment at company branches or vendor or customer sites. 

 


 



Our Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 8 paid company holidays plus 3 flexible personal days per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • HSA Accounts
  • Commuter Transit Benefits
  • Additional Optional Insurance such as Pet Insurance, Legal Assistance, Critical Illness, Home and Auto Insurance to name a few.
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Professional Training & Development Programs
  • Career Advancement Opportunities – We like to promote from within!

Project Manager

112921
Hartford
Capitol Light
Branch Field Sales
Sales/Marketing


Rexel USA is a VEVRAA federal contractor and an EEO/AA employer. (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with a Disability) We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued, treated with dignity and respect, and empowered to do their best work. If you encounter difficulty using our online application system due to disability and would like to request reasonable accommodation, email staffing@rexelusa.com or call (888) 739-3547


Nearest Major Market: Hartford