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Leavitt Machinery is one of the fastest growing material handling equipment dealers in North America. With an entrepreneurial spirit, mission-driven approach, and customer-focused mindset, we have achieved continued growth over the past 25 years.

Leavitt Machinery is an integral entity within the Venturis group of companies, an extensive and integrated network of rapidly growing businesses, including over 60 branches and 1300 employees. Venturis strategically invests in visionary and values-driven organizations, with expertise in acquiring and managing leading material handling equipment dealerships supporting the construction, industrial, forestry, mining, and agricultural markets, among others.

In addition to our expanding dealership network, the Venturis portfolio includes complementary companies providing financing, freight and logistics, parts manufacturing, industrial parts supply, component rebuilding, training solutions, and marketing.

With a focus on learning and continuous improvement, we are proud to invest in our people and offer a progressive and flexible work culture where you can develop and advance your career while focusing on meaningful work.

The Opportunity

Leavitt Machinery is looking for a motivated Warehouse Products Sales Specialist to join our team in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Within this role, you will be responsible for building a customer base in your territory, driving sales, and increasing market share in the region.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

As the Warehouse Products Sales Specialist your key responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving sales objectives for new and used equipment within a designated territory, with the goal of increasing market share
  • Leveraging prospecting techniques, including cold calling, networking, scheduling follow-ups, and qualifying leads
  • Building and managing effective relationships with key customers
  • Utilizing the CRM and other online resources to maintain an accurate account of sales activity information
  • Directly supervising or facilitating the resolution of customer disputes
  • Conducting product demonstrations and sales presentations in a professional manner
  • Articulating features, benefits, and product solutions that are in line with customer needs

Required Skills & Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of successful experience selling electric forklifts / warehouse solutions strongly preferred, or equivalent work experience and education
  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or a related field is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior knowledge and use of a CRM a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and a customer service mindset
  • Valid drivers license required

Benefits & Perks

Leavitt Machinery Canada is proud to offer competitive compensation and flexible benefits coverage for all eligible employees, including an employer matching RRSP plan:

  • Company paid medical health care plan for you and your dependents
  • Extended health plan - 100% employer paid
  • Dental plan, vision plan, and prescription drug coverage
  • Annual health care spending account
  • Life insurance, disability insurance, and travel insurance - 100% employer paid
  • Sick leave plan - 100% employer paid
  • Employee assistance programs
  • RRSP matching
  • Wellness days
  • Uncapped commission
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Company car and/or car allowance
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities

The base pay range for this role is: Minimum $40,000 base salary plus guaranteed bridge in first year plus uncapped commission

Leavitt Machinery & Venturis would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an interview. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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