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A lot of companies talk about values and concern for their associates but the real proof is in employee turnover. Makita Canada Inc. boasts one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry. The average employee at Makita Canada Inc. has close to 10 years service.

At Makita Canada Inc. when positions do become available, we are committed to hiring talented individuals and offering the opportunity for personal development and training and advancement to complement an individual's accomplishments.

In addition to our regional sales offices in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, Makita Canada owns and operates Factory Service Centres across Canada staffed with qualified service technicians.

If you are interested in being considered for employment with Makita Canada Inc. please forward your résumé and letter of application to the following address:

Human Resources
Makita Canada Inc.
1950 Forbes Street
Whitby, ON
L1N 7B7

For ease of reference and sorting when positions become available, please clearly note your geographic preference by province on your letter or application, as well as the type of position for which you wish to be considered (e.g. Sales, Technical Services, General Office, Warehouse.)

Current Openings :

Job Title : Category Sales Specialist - Cleaning Solutions

Posted on : 2018-06-21

Based out of our Lower Mainland, BC Sales Office in Richmond, BC, this position has responsibilities for a territory focused on sales opportunities primarily in British Columbia, but that will also include travel to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

The key responsibilities for this position will include assisting Makita Canada grow its revenue and market share of products within the vacuum, facility maintenance and dust control / extraction categories, and will be accomplished through serving as Makita Canada’s “category expert” in western Canada with the support of the regional sales and service teams in their efforts to generate targeted sales and product demand.


Specific requirements for the position will include:

  • Preparation and delivery of product training to sales teams and service teams.
  • Participating in events and meetings in the regions and territories in support of targeted product sales
  • Participating and assisting in joint sales calls and meetings with relevant dealers
  • Preparation and participation at presentations for meetings with potential speciality dealers (including national accounts).
  • Participating in the design and development of new product sales kits to be distributed when applicable products are introduced and launched in the market.  Those “kits” would include:
    1. Product specifications
    2. Product features and benefits
    3. Comparative competition information
    4. Packaging and product info (as supplied by our Technical Department)
    5. Product Images (as supplied by Marketing Department)
    6. Sales literature (created in association with the Marketing Department) such as “leave behinds”, retail literature, POP material, etc.
    7. Video content if required (once again, created in association with our Marketing Department)
  • Coordinating and participating in worthwhile JanSan industry shows and networking events with a focus on western Canada.


In addition to a company vehicle, cell phone, notebook, etc., Makita Canada Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, with well-rounded health benefits and a company-funded retirement saving plan. 

If you are an experienced sales professional with a demonstrated track record in many of the responsibilities listed above, we invite you to email your resume, including an indication of salary history and salary requirements to the Makita Canada Inc., Senior Vice President - Sales, Service &Marketing


We thank all candidates for their interest, but advise that only those being interviewed will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.


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