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Outside Sales Representative - Kansas City, KS

Location: 

Kansas City, KS, US, 66106

Company:  APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  147063

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle Architectural is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 165 operating locations and 5,000 employees, Oldcastle Architectural operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle Architectural is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Job Summary

 

Administers consumer products sales (cement mixes, cements, repair products and lawn & garden products) within the assigned territory to independent lumber yards, hardware stores and regional chains. Maintain positive customer relations with all accounts.

 

  • Establishes and maintains continual contact with customers, and strives toward obtaining and developing contact with potential customers in assigned territory.
  • Visits customer sites on a regular basis to sell new products, products that are not currently being used by the customer, troubleshoot problems, and monitor customer inventories.
  • Maintains required customer records including customer pricing information and name of contact person in each store.
  • Conducts clinics and seminars for customers to promote the use of products.
  • Consults with customers regarding product inquiries and resolves problems as needed to maintain respect and positive customer relations.
  • Promotes product through the use and maintenance of product information displays and literature mailed to customers.
  • Makes annual sales forecast of sales in each product category for yearly sales goals.
  • Determines annual sales for each assigned account and conducts store strategies to aid stores in reaching their predetermined sales forecast.
  • Maintains company vehicle by keeping it clean and following preventative maintenance schedules.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge of sales policies, procedures and techniques
  • Ability to learn product line in order to effectively sells the product to customers
  • Skills needed include strategic planning, problem solving, organization, customer relations, decision-making, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate a computer to maintain data and generate reports.
  • Four year college degree
  • 2+ years sales experience in a similar or related industry preferred

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

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.

 

Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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