Counter Sales / Warehouse

Hajoca Corporation
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Hajoca Corporation is the nation's largest privately held wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning, industrial pipes-valves-fittings, pool and waterworks supplies for residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure construction. We have approximately 350 locations throughout the United States, representing the premier product lines in our industry
Since 1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca's proven business principles of Service, Integrity, Reliability.
Are you outgoing and value customer service? Are you service oriented and thrive on ensuring customer satisfaction? Do you thrive on accurately helping new and established customers obtain the products their businesses need? If so, then New Britain Plumbing Supply, a division of Hajoca Corporation, would like you to join the dedicated team at our Berlin location as a Counter Salesperson. Our five person team has been servicing the New Britain community for 30 years offering the very best in plumbing supply. We are a close knit group that works together to provide the best service to both new and existing customers.
Counter Salespeople provide sales and support to walk-in customers at the sales counter and support Inside Sales and Outside Sales activities as needed. As a Counter Salesperson with Hajoca your specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
Assisting customers who purchase and/or pick up merchandise at our location
Process Sales Orders generated at the counter
Provide customers with reliable information regarding product specifications and pricing
Assisting team members in servicing customers, answering phone calls, stocking merchandise and pulling orders for delivery
Process cash sale returns and refund paperwork
Maintaining cleanliness of counter area and ensuring merchandise displays remain stocked, current, and neat
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations, called Profit Centers, is run by the Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit sharing opportunities and generous benefits package which includes:
Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
401 (k) and retirement cash account
Life insurance
Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

Interested applicants are invited to apply via our website at Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by a company representative. No walk in appointments please.
Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE and M/F/Disability/Veterans.) We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screening required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Required Skills

As a Counter Salesperson, you must be friendly, knowledgeable and service oriented. Excellent verbal communication is a must and salespeople must approach customer interactions in a honest and ethical fashion.
All interested applicants must possess:
High school degree or equivalent
2 years industry experience
Outstanding customer service and communication skills
Ability to identify customer needs, provide profitable solutions, and close the sale
The ability to maintain positive relationships with team members, vendors, and customers
The ability to learn to safely operate a forklift and other material-handling equipment

Our ideal candidate will also:
Have, or quickly develop, a comprehensive knowledge of product
Wholesale distribution experience
Basic computer literacy (use of mouse and keyboard, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office)
Possess the drive to assist team members with other tasks as required

Required Experience

Experience either in wholesale or in the trade as a plumber/contractor is preferred. Heating experience a plus. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. This position will involve both counter sales but also time in the warehouse. Some driving may be required, a clean driving record is required.

Position Type: Full Time