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Outside Sales Rep - Industrial Products

Company: Flow Control Group
Location: Lombard
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Indelco Plastics is your single source supplier of corrosion resistant thermoplastic products for fluid control and storage products. Our quality products and superior service will exceed your company's needs. Whether your product calls for a single pipe fitting or a complex turn-key system, Indelco Plastics has the solution.

Our knowledgeable staff has extensive and ongoing product training and more than 200 collective years in the industry. No other distributor in the industry stocks the quantity and variety of products that Indelco does or has the ability to get products to the customer as quickly as Indelco can.

Position: Outside Sales Representative

Summary
Sell, build, and maintain customer and sales base within specified territory to all inquiries by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contact and visit customers to build and maintain relationship by email, phone, fax, letter, and personal visits.
Compiles list of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from account lists, business directories, and other sources.
Generates written quotes with supporting correspondence to qualified prospects and follow up until, the order is placed, lost or opportunity is closed.
Talks with existing customers to determine current/future needs and current satisfaction and build relationship.
Introduces new products to clients and prospects using samples or catalog, displays or demonstrates product, and emphasizes salable features.
Quotes prices and credit terms established and prepares sales orders as necessary.
Communicates with warehouse as to estimate date of delivery of product to customer.
Helps in gathering of current marketplace information on pricing, products, merchandising techniques, etc. for Sales Manager.
Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, making recommendations to management.
Maintain technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications, attending educational workshops, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.
Attend sales meetings as required. Maintains open communication with Sales Manager as to whereabouts for scheduling purposes.
Maintain Outlook calendar day, prepare call reports weekly and keep vehicle/maintenance log and expense accounts on a monthly basis.
Cover customer service duties as needed in the absence of other customer service personnel.
Other duties as assigned by Sales Manager.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years of related sales or customer service experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background in the plastic industry a plus. Must have a valid driver's license and driving record that is acceptable to the company's insurance policy

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures in English. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients and customers in English.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. In addition, the employee is occasionally required to climb or balance on ladders or uneven ground at customer work site or climb down into a trench or ditch. The employee must be able to travel to customer locations to make sales calls.

The employees must occasionally lift and/or moves up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment encountered by this individual varies from strong odors, hot, dusty construction sites to quiet office environments. The noise level encountered also varies considerably.

EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS USED:
Personal Computer/Printer Office Equipment
Smart Phone/Tablet Ladder

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Indelco Plastics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Indelco Plastics Corporation is a drug-free workplace.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE
No agencies please. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Indelco Plastics Corporation from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to Indelco Plastics Corporation mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Indelco Plastics Corporation employees will be considered Indelco Plastics Corporation property. Indelco Plastics Corporation will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.%3234892%

Keywords: Flow Control Group, Lombard , Outside Sales Rep - Industrial Products, Other , Lombard, Illinois

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