Sales Consultant, Corrugated Packaging Supplies
POSITION: SALES REPRESENTIATIVE
SALARY: OPEN - Depending on experience.
TRAIL PERIOD: 3 Months with reviews.
WORK HISTORY: Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years' experience in the corrugated industry.
Benefits: Standard, Southwest Corrugated,Inc., provided benefits on the 90th day of employment, including the following:
Healthcare employee/company paid
Short and Long Term disability insurance company paid
Life Insurance of $ 30,000.00 company paid with a buy-up provision employee paid
Dental Coverage available employee paid
Sick days 5 per year for employee only if needed
Vacation 2 weeks beginning after 1 full year of employment
Section 125 Prepaid Medical Plan voluntary
Holidays, 9 days per year paid
401K Retirement Plan on 1st week of employment (Safe Harbor company contributes 3% of employees gross weekly income into the plan) employee is not required to participate
Tasks - Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services. - Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses and credit terms. - Quote prices, credit terms and other bid specifications. - Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations. - Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements. - Maintain customer records, using the company's automated systems. - Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients. - Prepare purchase orders or letters of commitment for orders obtained, and submit orders for processing. - Select the correct products or assist customers in making product selections, based on customers' needs, product specifications, and applicable regulations. - Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information.
Knowledge - Sales and Marketing: Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services.
Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Production and Processing: Knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective distribution of goods.
Southwest Corrugated, Inc. 8389 Kempwood Drive Houston, Texas 77055-1031 www.southwestcorrugated.com