Richelieu is a leading North American distributor, importer, and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products. Its products are targeted to an extensive customer base of kitchen and bathroom cabinet, storage and closet, home furnishing and office furniture manufacturers, door and window, residential and commercial woodworkers, and hardware retailers including renovation superstores. Richelieu offers customers a broad mix of high-end products sourced from manufacturers worldwide. With over 130,000 product offerings, 80 distribution centers, 2 manufacturing plants, and a state-of-the-art field force that passionately serves over 90,000 customers, Richelieu continues to stand in the forefront of a dynamic and ever-changing industry.
As Richelieu has recently celebrated 50 years of successful business since our humble beginnings in 1968, we understand the significance of a strong set of Core Values. Richelieu stands behind these Five Core Values and serve as the guiding principles of everything we do: Customer Focus, Innovation, Performance, Respect/Integrity/Ethics, and Ownership.
These values are what provides Richelieu the strength to live out our daily Mission: Enable our customers to profitably grow their businesses through the design and creation of exceptional kitchens, closets, and storage spaces.
We are currently seeking an Inside Sales Representative to join our team of professionals in Portland, Maine.
Being a member of the Richelieu team means that you are part of something bigger than just yourself. As a growing and winning international organization that places emphasis on its people and culture, its career development opportunities, and the realization that healthy living is in part achieved by the proper balance of work and home, we are excited to be a company that our employees are passionate about! More can be found out about us at Richelieu.com as well as Richelieu YouTube.
As a critical and meaningful role within the Richelieu organization, the Inside Sales Representative is primarily responsible for providing customer service support to the company by obtaining, analyzing, and verifying the accuracy of order information in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for ensuring that excellent standards of service and high levels of customer satisfaction are maintained.
Answer phone calls from customers placing orders as well as provide sales quotes
Work closely alongside outside sales representatives with customer orders and quotes
Assist walk-in customers in the showroom with questions and order placement
Solicit new or complimentary sales for customers via phone as well as face-to-face in the showroom
Research product solutions for customers to solve field-project issues
Restock the showroom and perform cycle counts as required
Help out in the warehouse as needed
What We Are Looking For
Related experience in a similar position
Building Materials industry experience a plus
Developed customer service, problem-solving, and project management skills
Team-oriented, shows initiative
Strong sense of drive and creativity
Proficient with Word and Excel
AS400 experience preferred but not mandatory
High School graduate, some college courses preferred
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive market-based hourly rate
Group insurance program (medical, dental, vision, life, disability, etc.)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid vacation and holidays
Corporate discount program
Workplace Wellness program