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Sales Representative- Bellevue, WA

Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98005

Company:  Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  146943

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

 

Summary

 

We need an experienced, energized and professional sales representative to work in an assigned territory with an office in Bellevue, WA. We offer competitive salaries with excellent benefits. This is a great career opportunity to join an outstanding organization with a strong and long standing tradition of service, reliability and quality that reaches back more than 130 years.

Administer sales activities within the assigned territory.  Sell and promote all Ash Grove products to current and potential customers.  Provide quality customer service.  Work under general supervision with specified policies, procedures and performance goals.  

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Establish and maintain contact with ready mix and concrete products manufacturers, dealers and other contractors in assigned territory.  Visit customer, potential customer, and contractor job sites on a regular basis.
  • Sell Ash Grove products in a cost-effective manner by giving promotional presentations and participating in promotional meetings and seminars.  
  • Call on assigned contractors before and after bid lettings to obtain information, contracts and product price information.  Track and record bids utilizing Bid History and SFDC.
  • Attend assigned bid lettings and participate in the strategic planning, pricing and bidding of special projects and construction work in assigned territory.  
  • Provide quality customer service.  Assist Technical Service Manager and Research Lab in resolving customer complaints in a timely manner.
  • Use of technical sales approach is required to offer value and sales professionalism which includes technical training and knowledge of cement and concrete. This includes ACI Field 1 certification by all of our sales representatives.
  • Keep Credit Department advised of any existing or potential credit problems along with providing financial information on current and prospective accounts.
  • Assess and inform management of opportunities and competitive conditions in assigned territory.
  • Organize and execute plant tours for customers and participate whenever possible.
  • Make promotional calls on DOT’s, City/County Engineers and Public Works, Consultants, Geo-techs in your territory.  Maintain an up to date contact list.  At least one prescheduled visit to either private consulting/design firm, local, county or state agencies per week.
  • Collaborate with other employees of the company to coordinate and improve marketing, advertising, promotion, pricing, service, credit and delivery.
  • Participate in State and Regional Concrete Associations and provide leadership in those organizations to benefit Ash Grove.
  • Maximize sales budget to maintain long-term relationships with current customers and to develop relationships with potential customers.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

 

  • Knowledge of sales policies, procedures and techniques.
  • Strategic planning, problem solving, decision making, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, primarily in MS Office and Google Mail

 

Experience

 

  • Preferred 5 plus years of sales experience. Industry experience is a plus

 

Education

 

  • Four-year college degree (B.S. or B.A. degree) preferred

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Date Posted:  Mar 08, 2019


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