Mission: To become "La Référence" - the best in class - for all our stakeholders. We become "La Référence" by making our customers' lives easier by ...
We’re thrilled to welcome North Coast Electric to Sonepar USA!
“We are excited for North Coast to join the Sonepar USA family. Its Pacific Northwest footprint and incredible culture, people and leadership team make North Coast a great fit for the Sonepar organization,” said Rob Taylor, President of Sonepar USA.
We are very pleased to announce that Valériane Moreno will assume a new role as Director of the Internal Audit for Sonepar USA, reporting to Renaud de Gallé, VP Group Internal Audit, effective as of January 21, 2019.
Valériane will partner with Sonepar USA General Management and support the business leaders by ensuring assistance on risk management, safeguarding of assets, process effectiveness and compliance, all of which will support Sonepar USA in meeting their strategic and operating objectives. Valériane holds a Master of International Risk Management from HEC Paris.
She joined Sonepar Headquarters in June 2015 as Business Controller for North and Central America perimeters, where she brought her expertise and skills to create a strong working relationship with the local teams while contributing to different FP&A projects with her positive mindset, energy and high professional standards.
Please join us in wishing her all the success in her new role.
Offerings and Customers
The distribution of electrical products — such as lighting, conduit, wire and cable — is the primary function of Sonepar USA. Sonepar USA also distributes nonelectrical products, including tools, safety solutions and maintenance supplies. Additionally, some of the customized solutions we offer include eCommerce, energy audits and retrofits, store room and project management.
Sadie - Outside Sales
"I found about our company through the career fair and was lucky enough to get an interview on campus for the Sonepar Management Training Program. I got to spend time with each level of the company in the operating branches. I started in the warehouse then moved into becoming a buyer on-site. I really liked the whole customer interaction aspect of the company and moved into inside sales. I processed a lot of orders and sold from inside the branch. Then I got to hit the road and move into outside sales and started engaging with customers. I did that for a full year, and by then it was very clear to me that I wanted to do outside sales. I love my customers, as I get to build a relationship with them, really getting to offer service and products that help them. I get to bring a new technology or a new solution to them."
Jessie – Warehouse Supervisor
“I actually started 27 years ago. I started in 1987 in the warehouse as a driver. From a driver, I went to a team leader and then moved to a warehouse supervisor…. Customers come in and they do tell you they won’t shop anywhere else because they feel like a family when they come in. That’s how we make them feel.”
Marcus – Inside Sales Operations
“I have been with the company for approximately eight years. I started at the counter and did that for approximately two to three years. I was also the floater as well, so I went from location to location - from York, Pennsylvania to Virginia, to Richmond and Alexander, and everywhere in between. During that rotation I worked in basic counter sales, answering phones, putting in orders, etc. And as time went on, I was able to engage in a lot of the training that Sonepar offered to all of its associates. And I was able to better myself, and earn some certifications that allowed me to qualify for the position I'm currently in now.”
Rachael - HR Shared Services
“I have been with the company for about eight years, and I am currently the HR Shared Services Manager. The people are my passion, and I love being in the HR department. I have no doubt that when people come on board to this organization they're going to fall in love with it. Not only did it start as a family-based business, based on entrepreneurship both globally and locally-- these people become your family.”
Joe – Information Technology
“We – in the electrical product distribution and related services industries - may not be in a very attractive business to the IT professional. However, if you look at our technology, we have the latest and greatest storage sub-systems, virtualized technology from VMWare, Cisco and Cisco UCS, as well as advanced router equipment that we use for our networking. These technologies are what's up and coming in the industry today.”
We're ambition and energy, driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. Expert advice. Years of experience. We are enriched by the skills, competencies, and personalities of our associates. We're trusted to lead. We're the place where you can thrive.
We're Sonepar USA - Powered by Difference.
Sonepar USA maintains a unique entrepreneurial culture by leveraging a decentralized structure with strong management within each of our operating companies. From day one, all associates are empowered with the tools and information needed to make decisions, and are given the opportunity to make meaningful contributions. Organized on the basis of trust and empowerment, Sonepar USA’s core values are the backbone of the company.
Throughout 2018, Sonepar USA participated in a variety of fundraising and community service activities with both local and national charitable organizations! We are extremely proud of our Sonepar USA Cares efforts over the past year, combining initiatives from both our corporate offices and business units.
I have been working at Sonepar USA full-time (More than a year)
I've been with Sonepar for about two years now and I could not be happier with my decision to join this company. I work in IT and I work with great people who know their stuff. Everyone is very helpful.
So far I haven't encountered one down-side working for this company.
Advice to Management
Keep doing what you're doing.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Sonepar USA (Charleston, SC) in December 2017.
Phone call with internal Recruiter, video chat with Recruiter, video chat with Hiring Mgr, in-person interviews with the Executive Team. Final interview was with the international logistics organization LeaderThe entire Team was very respectful of my time and friendly throughout the process.
Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce