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Are you ambitious and energetic? Good, because so are we. We believe that our people are the heart of our business. That’s why we offer our associates career opportunities around the world and a culture centered around community. We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business. Find out what opportunities are waiting for you at Sonepar USA.

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The skills, personality and diversity of our associates are what powers our organization. Our unique, decentralized structure allows our businesses and associates to thrive at the local level while having the support of a global leader. This architecture is the basis for our drive to be “La Reference” - the standard-setter in our industry.

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The Future Is People With Leadership, Vision, Innovation, Power, Energy, Drive

At Sonepar USA, we provide you with the best resources to help you grow and develop your career with us. We offer development programs and trainings, a supportive culture, and a comprehensive benefits program. You are the key to our success.

Sales and Operations Development Program

The Sales and Operations Development Program is a fast-paced intensive program utilizing a balance of both on-the-job and classroom training. The program provides our trainees with a foundation of knowledge and gives them exposure to all of the different facets of the business.

This 12-month rotational program includes five main rotations:

  • Warehouse/Logistics
  • Counter Sales/Storeroom
  • Project Management/Quotations
  • Inside/Outside Sales
  • Corporate

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TaylerBloomsburg University, B.A. Marketing
“The sales aspect of the development program is very well rounded and really gives you all of the resources you can use to be as successful as possible in electrical distribution. Customers at various branches are genuinely excited when I return to the branch I first met them at and are even happier to see how much I have developed since meeting them at the counter.”
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MichaelPurdue University, B.S. Sales & Selling Mgmt.
“The Sonepar USA Sales and Operations Development Program curriculum does a tremendous job combining meaningful work assignments with relevant training across all areas of the business. This allows you to not only build a solid professional foundation, but also deliver to your customers more efficiently.”

Campus Events

View our fall campus events schedule to see if Sonepar USA is coming to your school in the near future!

Purdue University Krannert School of Management
January 31, 2019
University of South Carolina
February 6, 2019
Texas A & M
February 7, 2019
NC State
February 15, 2019
Cal State Chico
February 20, 2019
George Mason
February 21, 2019
The health and well-being of our associates are extremely important to us, and we strive to offer the most high-quality, comprehensive benefits program. Due to the diversity of our associates’ needs, all our benefit plans have been designed to provide everyone with a variety of choices that are the right fit for each individual.
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Family and Medical Services
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Health Advocate Program
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts
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Finance & Insurance
Financial and Insurance Services
  • 401(k) plan with a very generous employer match
  • Direct Deposit
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage provided
  • Opportunity to obtain additional life insurance coverage at a group discount for you and your family
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance provided at no cost
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Paid Time Off
Paid and Personal Time Off
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Jury Duty
  • Bereavement Days
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Work/Life Programs and Services
  • Healthy Lifestyle Rewards Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discount Marketplace for Health and Wellness Items
  • Travel Accident Coverage
  • Emergency Travel Assistance



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Pension & Investments Magazine Eddy Award
Charleston Healthy Business Award


Pension & Investments Magazine Eddy Award

Development Programs

We encourage associates of all levels to acquire and apply new knowledge to their careers, as we recognize that their continual learning is one of the keys to our success. We have therefore developed a variety of programs for our associates, which include:

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Sonepar Junior Committee

Established in 1991, the Sonepar Junior Committee (SJC) is made up of emerging professionals who embody the diversity of the group’s cultures and businesses.

This committee creates a powerful internal network of emerging executives throughout the group serving in all business fields of our company (sales, marketing, logistics, purchase, IT, finance, etc.). Members of the SJC are given an annual assignment that requires the committee to analyze business development, review topics dealing with policy and development, structure new projects, challenge ideas and strive to think outside the box.

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Sonepar Leadership Program

The Sonepar Leadership Program offers selected executives from Sonepar businesses throughout the world a chance to participate in one of three one-week sessions held in Singapore, the United States and France.

During the program, participants reinforce their managerial skills and clarify their strategic vision, beyond the scope of their country or mission, while creating ties with other executives.

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Training EDU

Learning and development is an important and continuous process at Sonepar USA.

Our online Training EDU platform allows our associates to educate, develop and understand our organization, enabling them to better serve our valued customers now and in the future. Training EDU provides our associates with 24/7 access to the latest in online courses, instructor-led and virtual-instructor-led resources and materials, online curriculum development plans for continuous career development, and much more.

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