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Inside Sales Consultant- Arlington Heights, IL

Location:  Arlington Heights, IL, US, 60005
Company:  Oldcastle Distribution

 

Job ID:  119022
 

Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions across much of the United States is now established as a major industry player. We believe that our employees are our best asset.  Allied still holds true to the core values of our humble beginnings that have made us a true success.

 

Are you a sales professional who can drive new business?

 

If you enjoy building relationships, talking to people and closing the deal, this may be the job for you!

 

As an Inside Sales Consultant, you will develop and maintain face-to-face relationships with customers by promoting products, providing day-to-assistance and generating sales for a building materials industry leader. From customers to contractors, you play an important role in recommending roofing materials and tools for projects of all sizes.

 

Job Description

 

  • Receive and process requests directly from customers (via telephone, fax and mail) for price quotations, product availability, orders, material returns, billing corrections, product information, order changes, and cancellations
  • Plan and implement telemarketing and prospecting objectives
  • Quickly and smoothly resolve customer complaints and problems
  • Engage in specialty purchasing (when applicable)
  • Coordinate delivery and/or pick up of customer orders with operations teams
  • Provide support to Outside Sales force (also serve as a backup)
  • Generate price quotations in a timely manner
  • Responsible for adhering to policies of the customer financial services
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date "open order" files in computer system
  • Maintain adequate supply of product samples and literature
  • Adhere to pricing guidelines established by Branch Manager
  • Review all orders to forecast additional customer needs
  • Interact with sister branches when necessary on inventory issues and deliveries
  • Work with Replenishers to achieve the best product line
  • Handle cash reconciliation of register tape and Trend reporting documents
  • Maintain adequate stock of Tool Rack items with accurate pricing
  • Maintain adequate product stock at branch location
  • Responsible for setup and maintenance of store displays
  • Sustain a working technical knowledge of all available Allied products
  • Review job plans and bidding documents for Taper quotes and developing project summaries for Outside Sales personnel
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

 

  • Previous front-line customer service experience
  • Previous sales experience (building products industry preferred)
  • Must be able to communicate and follow-up with co-workers, customers and vendors
  • Must be able to learn and retain vast amounts of product information

 

Preferences

 

  • Experience in a team-based environment

 

What Allied 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 Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Allied 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.

 

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Allied Building Products is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Allied Building Products-Exterior is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 


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