EB CAREERS: General Manager, Westburne Ontario Division • JAN2018

Date Posted: January 28, 2018 - Date Ends: March 27, 2018
January 26, 2018 - Westburne is the Canadian market leader in electrical distribution. We are looking for a dynamic leader for our 300-person, 48-location Ontario division.

Responsible for all aspects of the division, the General Manager directs recruiting and developing talent, shapes strategic direction, drives sales and market share, and manages the P&L. In this role, you will also develop and maintain relationships with our key vendors and customers, and interact effectively with internal stakeholders.


Our successful candidate will be a proven senior leader with a successful and relevant track record.

• Proven success in a similar capacity.
• Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to inspire.
• A track record of execution and sales success.
• The capacity to define vision and strategy, while remaining goal and execution-oriented.
• Experience mentoring and managing high-performance sales teams.
• Excellent presentation, negotiation and time-management skills.
• The ability to coach a high-performance team and sustain a winning culture.
• Extensive knowledge of the Canadian electrical/construction or MRO industry is an asset.
• Relevant post-secondary education (or equivalent work experience).


Westburne, a division of Rexel, is the Canadian market leader in the B2B supply of electrical, alternative energy, lighting, wire & cable, automation and connected enterprise solutions. With over 100 locations, we are proud to offer rewarding careers to over 1000 Canadians across the country.


Our employees enjoy a dynamic and ever-changing work environment. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and pension packages, and the opportunity for continued growth across the organization.

Learn more about life at Westburne by visiting lifehere.westburne.ca or our page on LinkedIn.


Our online application will allow you to apply to this role as a complete person—not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and work preferences, and should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

You can start, save and finish the application at a later time, and you can get a copy of your personality assessment when you’re done by logging into the tool afterward.

The application process includes the option to upload a picture. Please note: we turn off the display of pictures at our company.

TO APPLY: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/26285

(If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact us via the “Need Help” button in Fitzii.)

Westburne provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age or ability. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please visit www.westburne.ca for other career opportunities.

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