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Cementitious Materials Outside Sales Representative - 2021

Department: 500 - Sales
Location: Mokena, IL

Summary:
The Outside Sales Representative will promote and sell Cementitious Materials to customers 
including general contractors, highway contractors, concrete contractors, poured-wall contractors, 
commercial and residential flatwork contractors, civil contractors specializing in soil work and 
other contractors who require cementitious materials for various applications.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a reasonable sales forecast for customers that will enable the Company to reach profit goals
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains new and existing customers
  • Evaluates bid opportunities to determine the most cost-effective quotation proposal while understanding geographical constraints and supply availability
  • Works closely with operations to ensure customer volume and quality demands can be met
  • Handles customer questions, issues, and concerns and seeks to resolve in a cost effective and timely manner
  •  Prepares timely and accurate reports as requested
  •  Attends regular sales meetings
  • Communicates changes to project quantities or delivery schedules in a timely manner
  • Participates in local, state, and national trade organizations as needed
  • Visits job sites regularly to receive customer feedback and ensure customers demands are being met
  • Assists with accounts receivables, as necessary, for customers that are behind on paying invoices in accordance with the company A/R guidelines
  • Participate in company safety program

Global Responsibilities

  • Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position
  • This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs

Qualifications:
Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelorís degree in business, engineering, sales, marketing, construction management or construction related field strongly preferred
  • Some knowledge of concrete, including mix designs, strengths and placing techniques
  • Some knowledge of Supplementary Cementitious materials including, but not limited to, fly ash, slag, natural pozzolans, metakaolin, lime kiln dust and cement kiln dust

Experience:

  •   Minimum 5 years sales experience in Cementitious Materials Sales for construction industry
  •  Demonstrated ability to develop new accounts and implement sales plan

Skills/Abilities:

  • Work effectively with co-workers and customers
  • Use effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents such as scientific and technical journals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software; strong organizational and time management skills

Working Conditions:

  •  Operation within a professional office environment
  •  Operation within job site which includes outdoors includes some exposure to extremes in temperature, moisture, dust, and noise
  •  Driving to your assigned territory and visiting job sites; travel required 50% of the time
  •  Occasional exposure to moving equipment and machinery parts, photocopiers and filing cabinets

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  •  Must be able to maneuver in and around our plants, yards, and jobsites as necessary

Ozinga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

 

 
 

 

 
 

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