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Field Sales and Technical Service Rep - Wood Finish Products - NC #35

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
July 23, 2017
Description:

Position Title Field Sales and Technical Service Rep - Wood Finish Products - NC #3507

Relocation No

Location Charlotte NC

Company is currently seeking a full time Field Sales & Technical Service Representative to professionally represent the company and all associated companies and products as assigned and directed. Position is primarily responsible for technical sales, service and support to customers/accounts in Charlotte and surrounding area as assigned. Would prefer candidate to have 2-5 years' experience in furniture and kitchen cabinet finishing, coatings sales and color matching.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Maintain account base for assigned/product area

* Obtain maximum sales volume with every product/customer

* Maintain and grow customer base

* Plan, organize, service and control the sale of company products

* Maintain regular customer contact at both the manufacturing and management levels

* Stay abreast of competitive activity

* Ensure appropriate action on customer service problems and issues

* Learn and use company sales, manufacturing, customer service, financial and shipping tools available

* Regularly communicate information and/or recommendations to the organization

* Routine maintenance of color and finish application

* Pre-qualification of company color batches to wet standards prior to line use

* Adhere to customer color standards (step panels) in production setting

* Qualify condition and type of substrate prior to finishing as needed

* Confirm finished products are properly prepared and maintained for best application-stirring, etc.

* Guide application personnel in using best techniques and technology

* Monitor maintenance of equipment for best application of coatings as assigned

* Assist in development of custom colors

* Responsible for preparing production step panels

* Maintain communications between customer laboratory, production, finishing and management

* Liaison between customer and company

Job Location:

* Territory: Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas

Required education:

* High school or equivalent

Required experience:

* Outside Sales: 2 years

Required license or certification:

* Valid state driver's license

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. High school diploma, equivalent, or higher education.

2. 2+ years of experience in furniture and kitchen cabinet finishing, coatings sales and color matching.