Sales Associate

Oakland, CA
United States

HD Supply

10000+ employees

HD Supply’s approach to talent development creates a challenging and rewarding environment with exciting opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. Our associates are passionate about their work and exceptionally talented in all areas of our business — from sales, customer service and warehouse associates to corporate associates in Finance, IT, HR and Operations. Our culture encourages teaching and learning from each other. Learn more at

HD Supply is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. We provide a broad range of products and value-add services with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure, and specialty construction sectors. Our leading business units include HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, HD Supply Waterworks, and HD Supply Construction and Industrial – White Cap.

HD Supply aspires to be the “First Choice” of customers, associates, suppliers and the communities in which we operate. This aspiration drives a relentless focus and is reflected in the customer and market centricity, speed and precision, intense teamwork, process excellence and trusted relationships that define the HD Supply culture.

Company Info

Job description

Company Overview

We are seeking a Customer Service Counter Sales Associate to provide support to our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting customers in person and over the phone. This is a full time position, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Associates are eligible for benefits after the 90th day.

Please contact 415-821-5500 to schedule an interview.

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting with counter sales and customer service

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

+ Receives, researches, and answers customer questions regarding accounts, products, rates and services offered, via telephone or in person.

+ Engages with both counter customers and phone customers to fully identify needs, respond to inquiries or questions, and offer timely solutions.

+ Processes orders, quotes prices, enters orders into the system and provides order information to customers. Pull orders as required.

+ Communicates product features, benefits, and warranty policy information to customers.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of products and their applications (provides technical advice, troubleshoots, and helps resolve customers’ problems).

+ Upsells by identifying related products, add-on extensions and making customers aware of product promotions.

+ Ensures merchandise displays are stocked and clean.

+ May perform other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

+ Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices or instruction. Seeks advice and guidance on non routine or problem areas from supervisor. Deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor.

+ Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment. Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor.

+ None

Work Environment

+ Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

+ Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

+ Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Must be eighteen years of age

+ Must pass the Drug Test

+ Must pass the Background Check

+ Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

+ HS Diploma or GED,strongly preferred. 0-2 years of experience in area of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

+ Demonstrated success providing excellent customer service.

+ Experience using sales order computer software.

+ Retail experience is a plus, not required.

+ MUST have a great attitude.



Job Locations _US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Oakland | US-CA-San Mateo | US-CA-San Bruno | US-CA-South San Francisco_

Posted Date _2 weeks ago_

Job ID _2017-24086_

Business Unit _Construction Industrial WC_

Functional Area _Customer Service_

Remote Position? _No_

Position Type _Full-Time_

Work location: Oakland, CA

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