Sales Representative in Toronto at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

Job scope/Summary:

  • Service current customer base by initiating contacts with store representatives, maintaining inventory, shelf-            space and displays
  • Train and advise independent store representatives as to effective merchandising, marketing, pricing and promotional techniques
  • Establish and develop business relationships with potential customers
  • Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain products at an appropriate stock inventory level to include:  color center card, sales aids, signs, display boards and point-of-purchase materials.  Ensure product displays are clean and orderly.  Provide mixing assistance with paints and stains when present on the sales floor at a retail location.
  • Educate store representatives on all products, application methods, pricing strategies and related services to ensure strong, effective market share of the products and services.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems/complaints which may include coordination with the Technical Services Departments.
  • Research and assess information on industry changes, pricing, location, benefits, sales activities and distribution mix. Communicate with representatives to increase accurate competitive information.
  • Develop, coordinate and conduct sales events, store openings, promotions and trade shows. 
  • Report information continuously to the corporate office in accordance within departmental needs.

Job Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Considerable sales, independent retail, or customer service experience is required 


  • Sales and marketing principles
  • Knowledge of the coatings industry
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suites and/or software application related to job functions

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to successfully pass coating consultant coursework within 3 months of the date of hire
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, evidence of insurance and verification of an acceptable driving record
  • May be required to incur some overnight travel
  • Must be able to work all shifts including weekend and holiday hours

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


Shift 1 (Canada)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.