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Inside Sales Rep - Steel - 5540

Absolute Opportunities
Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
November 11, 2019


Inside Sales Rep - Steel - 5540

Role: Sales

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Construction

Location: Illinois

Town / City: Tinley Park

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of steel foundation products in the US.

The Inside Sales Representative serves as a liaison between the company and the customer, establishing stronger customer relationships and developing a steady flow of order inquiries.

Responsibilities include:

• Track and follow sales inquiries with customers and in the marketplace to convert these inquiries into orders.

• Manage customer base and orders to create an optimum mix of sales volume, gross profit and market share as determined by the District Manager.

• Achieve individual goals for sales revenue, sales volume, gross profit, and credit.

• Manage orders throughout the sales cycle, including: developing inquiries, sourcing material, proposing pricing, arranging transportation, organizing logistics, arranging delivery schedules, supplying details for timely billing, leading collections, resolving claims and effectively managing dispute resolution.

• Maintain high visibility in the marketplace and provide a steady flow of market intelligence to the District Manager on market conditions, competitor activity and upcoming projects.


• 1-3 years of sales experience in the Construction industry, preferably in Steel is a plus.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.

• Professional presentation skills: excellent verbal communications abilities, strong confidence in speaking to audiences.

• Proficient in MS Office, excellent computer skills.

• 10% travel required.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualities and characteristics:

• Able to develop a customer base by building strong, long-term relationships.

• Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

• Service oriented, and able to track, manage and follow through on details.

• Tenacious approach to problem solving.

• Willing to Relocate a plus

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. 1-3 years sales experience in construction industry, preferably steel.

2. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.

3. Salary expectations.