Are you looking for a satisfying career in which you can take pride in knowing that the quality of your work provides the building blocks for the success of the company?
Huttig is national distributor of building materials with a 133 year-old proud history of building America!
Our Newington, CT branch has an immediate opening for an Inside Sales Representative to join their already successful team. From doors and windows to decking and stairs, the products that you will be working with will be used and enjoyed by many people in both residential and commercial settings.
We offer competitive salary with annual pay reviews, affordable high-quality healthcare, company paid Holidays and vacation, 401(k) retirement savings plan and career advancement opportunities.
What are you waiting for? Join the Huttig Team and be a part of building the American Dream.
Huttig maintains an alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bilingual candidates, veterans and women are encouraged to apply!
Sells and promotes Building Material, Millwork, and other products through key dealers and builders at sales office, store, showroom, or customer's place of business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Works with customers to convert inbound inquiries into actual sales.
Overcomes technical and business objections for prospective customers.
Emphasizes salable features, quotes prices, and prepares sales orders for orders obtained.
Estimates date of delivery to customer based on product knowledge, order processing, production and delivery schedules.
Prepares reports of business transactions.
Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
Investigates and resolves customer problems.
Builds and maintains customer relationships.
Complies with required company policy and procedure.
Communicates with buyers on product shortages or quality issues.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE and OTHER SKILLS
Associates Degree from two-year college or technical school combined with 3 to 5 years related industry experience and/or training.
Microsoft Suite'Word, Outlook, Excel (Intermediate and Advanced). Trend knowledge a plus but not required.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public. Must exhibit customer service skills and the ability to develop relationships over the phone.
Ability to apply concepts such as discounts, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems; collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS ' The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT ' The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and proper safety equipment such as protective eyewear, earplugs, steel toe shoes may be required.
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