Explore the Largest Electrical Distribution Company in the World, Which Is Powered by Difference

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May 26, 2024 at 2:31AM UTC

Are you a bold thinker who enjoys a good challenge? Are you searching for a company that encourages your entrepreneurial spirit?

If this sounds appealing to you, then you should consider joining the Sonepar USA team. Sonepar is an independent, family-owned group focused on B2B distribution. They sell sustainable solutions for lighting homes and businesses as well as digital solutions and project management services to help provide best-in-class service. 

We’d also like to highlight how Sonepar stands out from the crowd due to their unique culture that balances local empowerment with global reach — a reach that makes Sonepar the largest electrical distribution company in the world. 

Sonepar team members across their over 700 locations in the U.S. work together to make their customers’ lives easier while keeping their company at the forefront of progress. As such, a core part of the Sonepar culture is trusting their talented team and providing everything they may need to reach their full potential, making Sonepar a great place to grow your career. For example, women at Sonepar were recently given the opportunity to attend the NAED Women in industry event. Here’s what a few anonymous participants had to say about that opportunity:

"I came back feeling energized and excited for my future in this business and that the possibilities are endless. I would definitely recommend that all my fellow women colleagues, if given the chance, take advantage of this truly amazing experience.”

"I asked plenty of women during our Sonepar dinner how they felt about being a Sonepar OpCo ... The consensus was that Sonepar is there to help you grow and succeed."

At Sonepar, they also embrace what makes people unique and truly value diversity, equity, and inclusion. As the company states, “at Sonepar, we are powered by difference.” 

Read on to learn more about why women like you love working at Sonepar!

Exploring the core values that make Sonepar a great place to work. 

To continuously become La Référence for all their stakeholders while fostering a great culture for growth, Sonepar relies on their four core values:

  1. Being customer centric: Sonepar delivers better solutions through proximity and understanding of their customers. They make customers’ lives easier by bringing the magic of simplicity. And they anticipate needs and deliver improved customer benefits. 

  2. Committed to people and the planet: Sonepar celebrates their diversity and inclusivity because, collectively, they develop better solutions. They focus on fostering long-term relationships built on mutual respect, championing sustainable practices, and driving the clean energy transformation.

  3. Leading by example: Sonepar gives their best performance in everything. They do what is right, making integrity and ethics the foundation of everything that they do. For instance, they encourage the energy transition by inspiring customers and coworkers.

  4. The will to dare: At Sonepar, they bring an entrepreneurial approach to the problems that they solve. Sonepar employees dare to push boundaries to accelerate energy transformation. They always question, and always explore.

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Benefits that we think you’ll love.

The health and wellbeing of Sonepar’s talented associates is extremely important to them. As such, a key goal of the company is to provide the most high-quality and comprehensive benefits. These include:

  • Supporting DEI with a robust employee resource group (ERG) network, including Women Advocating Today for Tomorrow (WATT), African American ERG (AAERG), Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI), Connect ERG for emerging professionals, Hispanos Unidos, and Pride ERG (LGBTQ+).

  • Career development assistance, such as sponsoring women in an industry-leading mentorship program and offering global and domestic talent development programs for senior leaders and mid-career professionals.

  • Great parental benefits, including paid child bearing and paid bonding leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

  • Competitive medical plans including counseling services and covering the diagnosis and treatment of an underlying medical issue causing infertility.

  • Financial wellness initiative such as a 401(k) program with company matching, loan refinancing options, and insurance plans. 

Does Sonepar sound like a place you’d like to work? If so, they’re always looking to expand their teams! Click the link below to browse open positions and join their successful and supportive team.

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