Inside Sales Representative

John Brooks Company Limited
Edmonton, AB / Remote
30+ days ago

Job Description

We are currently searching for an Inside Technical Sales person to work in one of our locations Mississauga/Laval/ Edmonton office for our Filtration division! The right candidate will possess a high level of filtration and technical knowledge.

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package including:

· Competitive remuneration plan including base salary and incentive and/ or commission

· Competitive vacation plan

· Extended health and insurance benefits and Company Group RRSP with employer contributions

· Formalized employee achievement/service awards program

· Enthusiastic work environment with great culture, various employee-led committees, and an annual health & wellness subsidy program – to name a few offerings!

Our Filtration Division Portfolio Includes

  • Liquid, Air, and Gas Filtration and Purification and Dryer equipment for Municipal and Industrial Applications
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Automatic self-cleaning Filters and Centrifugal Separators
  • Cartridge Filters and Bag Filters for General Industrial, Food and Beverage and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • ASME code Fabricated vessels for Multimedia filters, Carbon filters, Ion Exchange and bags/cartridge filters
  • Standard and Customized Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems that include – but not limited to – Membrane Treatment Systems (UF, MF, NF & Reverse Osmosis), Chemical and UV Treatment, Sand and Multimedia Filtration
  • Plug and Play Filtration Systems

Our Filtration Equipment is Designed and Installed in

  • Mining, Oil & Gas, Mining, Pulp & paper, and General Industrial Applications
  • Municipal and Industrial Water and Waste Water Treatment Applications
  • Breweries, Wineries, Water Bottling, Soft Drinks, Distilleries and other Food and Beverage Industries
  • Bio-Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Personal care

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Provide Customer Service

  • Efficient and accurate entry of customer orders
  • Effectively managing time to ensure best possible response times to customer inquiries
  • Working with the purchasing department to expedite customer orders when required
  • Keeping customers informed of order/inquiry status
  • Displaying a positive attitude
  • Follow manager’s instructions and guidelines and ask for assistance to make sure customer is served well without delay

Product Selection and Quotation Preparation

  • Gathering appropriate process information from the client
  • Developing a detailed knowledge of all relevant products and applications
  • Pricing within company guidelines

Assisting Outside Sales Team

  • Demonstrating awareness of company, branch, and territory targets and strategies
  • Identifying and relaying customer opportunities, issues and concerns
  • Building customer relationships
  • Executing quotation follow – up as well as maintaining and updating the sales quotation log in our Customer Relationship Management software

Working with Suppliers

  • Work with suppliers’ reps for product selection and to expedite the orders
  • Building relationships with the suppliers to get response in timely manner

Large Bid Submission and Project Execution

  • Work with other departments, engineering and your manager for larger EPC bids
  • Learn to work with EPC, electronic data submission
  • Execute the project well in timely fashion

Develop Knowledge about Competitive Products and Learn to Cross Reference

  • It is very important in our industry to not only know your own product but also to have a thorough knowledge of competitive offerings and alternate selections

Complete Sales Orders following Company Policy and Procedure

  • Updates the CRM database with accurate information on a daily basis


  • Responsible for being familiar with product availability, use, application, benefits and pricing structures
  • Understands, keeps abreast of, the competitive marketplace including but not limited to competitor’s products and pricing
  • Keeps current with industry knowledge
  • Sets professional development goals and work towards their fulfillment. Attends all required training
  • Prepares accurate and timely sales information and reports for the Sales Manager, as required
  • Ensures adherence to all Sales and Company policies and procedures

Work Environment

  • Fast-paced environment in a dynamic competitive industry
  • Daily customers, sales reps and other department telephone calls, faxes and emails
  • Exposure to deadlines, multiple demands and priorities, multi-tasking, and interruptions

Job Requirements


· Post-secondary degree/diploma

· Technical Aptitude


· A minimum of 1 plus years of related experience in industrial sales

· 3 plus years of related experience in industrial field application, sales and industrial processes (desired)


· Working knowledge of fluid handling equipment and technical/mechanical processes

· Solid computer skills; Office programs

· Strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English


· A demonstrated alignment with John Brooks values; customers first, ownership/accountability, respect, performance excellence, integrity and innovation

  • Must exude an enthusiastic, passionate and an optimistic attitude and demonstrate confidence
  • Proficient sales skills and a keen desire to develop those skills
  • A positive mindset with a strong technical aptitude and a general understanding of industrial processes
  • Must be driven and determined to win the orders
  • Must be a collaborative, supportive team player with an unrelenting desire to join a loyal and dedicated John Brooks team
  • Must demonstrate interpersonal savvy in order to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and emotionally intelligent! Ability to be resilient and not easily discouraged and maintain composure when the pressure is on
  • Be able to “think on your feet” and assist customers in solving problems and demonstrate creativity
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Must take ownership of own actions and demonstrate initiative

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00-$70,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We are taking Covid-19 precautions such as wearing masks, social distancing, providing hand sanitizer, cleaning often, etc

Application question(s):

  • Do you have 3 plus years of related experience in industrial field application, sales and industrial processes?
  • Do you have working knowledge of fluid handling equipment and technical/mechanical processes?


  • Bachelor's Degree (required)


  • industrial sales: 1 year (required)


  • French and English (required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19


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