Counter Sales Representative

The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC Sterling , VA 20166

Posted 4 months ago

We are currently recruiting for a Counter Sales Representative to work in our Precision Doors & Hardware office in Sterling, Virginia.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States. C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Exactitude; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized AP; Door Pro Systems; Contract Hardware of Florida and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 35 locations and serves customers throughout the United States.


Full-time position, responsible for product sales to General Contractor field representatives, facility owners and light commercial contractors. A qualified applicant should have experience with reading and interpreting blue prints, estimating and selling commercial building products, very good computer skills and excellent customer service skills. A working knowledge of commercial doors, frames and hardware will be very helpful.

Essential Functions

  • Estimating from blueprints

  • Meet planned sales and margin expectations

  • Coordinate sales of assigned accounts monitoring product and delivery needs

  • Represent the company knowledgeably and professionally

  • Provide solutions to customers relating to material procurement, distribution and application

  • Perform bid reviews to ensure we are priced profitably and competitively

  • Conduct telemarketing calls at slow periods to proactively look for new business

  • Facilitate customer relations between all branch location departments and customer

  • Assists if needed in collection of accounts receivable

  • Estimates materials from information provided by counter customer when needed

  • Prepares and inputs orders as needed and researches and orders special products as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with doors, frames and hardware industry or commercial construction

  • Detail-oriented

  • Customer service and problem solving skills

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and leadership skills

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; and reach or lift using hands and arms; sit for long periods at a computer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, calculators, phones, photocopiers, fax machines and filing cabinets. Other conditions may inculde proximity to forklifts or other heavy machinery and using various tools and hardware.

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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