Retail Sales Associate at Granite City Electric Supply Co. in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Job Description:


Granite City Electric Supply is the area's premiere electrical distributor serving electrical contractors as well as residential, commercial and industrial customers for over 90 years. With 27 branches covering Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut, we are the largest regional independent electrical supply company and the official distributor of electrical supplies to the Boston Red Sox.

Position Summary:

Granite City Electric is looking to hire a customer service-orientedRetail Lighting Showroom Sales Associate for our Plymouth, MA location! The Showroom Salesperson must be goal-oriented, motivated, and embrace GCE standards and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that each Customer receives outstanding Customer Service by providing a friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of customerservice.

  • Set up advertising displays or arrange merchandise in showroom to promote sales.

  • Available to work varied hours/days to meet our retail operation requirements (evenings & weekends).

  • Responsible for general upkeep, cleanliness and appearance of our facilities.

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new computer software.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.

  • Must be able to demonstrate reliability.

  • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to change and adjust with business conditions.

  • Occasionally may be asked to work at another GCE Showroom location.

  • Coach-able & actively participates in coaching process.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma.

  • Prior lighting/retail sales experience a plus.

  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service.

  • Familiarity with lighting & home fashion trends a plus;but anyone can learn and utilize lighting knowledge to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives.

Granite City offers competitive wages, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, 401k, vacation, holiday, sick and more! Join our team and work among the best in the industry!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)