Rubber and Gasket Company of America

Decatur, AL, United States

Experienced Outside Sales Representative

Posted 16 days ago · Full time

Job Description

Would you like to work for a company that puts their employees first? RGA is that company. Our mission is

Protect, Strengthen, and Grow our ESOP by first serving our shareholders so we can then service our customers to reward loyal Employee-Owners and ensure future prosperity

We are currently seeking an Outside Sales Representative for the Decatur/Huntsville, AL area.

Our Outside Sales Representatives sell products to business and industrial establishments or individuals at their place of business. Works with Inside Sales Representatives to ensure orders are processed quickly and accurately. Maintains long-term relationships with customers. This is a safety sensitive position.

We offer: Base + commission - Pay depends on experience

Full benefits package as noted above

Don't let this opportunity pass you by!

Apply now using quick apply with resume attached and finish out application process on company's website.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, web sites and other sources
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers in order to establish relationships, to solicit orders and regular reoccurring business
  • Display or demonstrate products, using samples or catalogs, and emphasize salable features
  • Quote prices and credit terms and prepare sales contracts/purchase orders for orders obtained
  • Estimate date of delivery for customer based on knowledge of company production and delivery schedules
  • Prepare reports of business transactions and keep expense accounts
  • Work with Inside Sales Team to maintain account activities and literature
  • Track inventory levels
  • Coordinate customer training
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current and prospective customers into database for customer relationship purposes
  • Develop and maintain relationships with purchasing contacts
  • Investigate and resolve customer problems with products, service and/or deliveries
  • Attend trade shows
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Regular and reliable attendance required
  • Follow directions of supervisors and trainers
  • Follow directions of RGA policies and procedures

Education and Experience:

  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: Four-year college degree
  • Preferred: At least two years industrial sales experience preferred
  • Required: General knowledge of operational needs of manufacturing, aggregate material supplies and other similar industries

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Must have a valid, active Driver's License with an insurable driving record

Travel

  • Extensive daily travel by car throughout assigned territory of up to an 150-mile radius

Physical Demands

  • Ability to occasionally lift at least 50 lbs frequently
  • Must be able to repetitively stand, climb, stoop, crouch, reach, walk, and bend
  • Required to sit in vehicle hours daily
  • Must be able to talk and hear

Work Environment

  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places and vibration.
  • Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold or heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and very loud noise levels.

Must pass a hair follicle drug screen.

Our Shareholders are our EMPLOYEESHere you can leverage your current skills and learn new ones to help you advance within the company. You will earn great pay and bonuses with full benefits in a welcoming, laid-back work environment. Best of all, imagine being able to become an employee owner! With the incredible Employee Stock Ownership Program here, you become a part owner and set yourself up for financial success long term!

Some of the benefits to you:

  • ESOP Company - This is a rare perk! What is ESOP? Employee Stock Ownership Program: This means that employees are given stock ownership in the company. Set yourself up for a comfortable retirement and watch your savings grow year after year!
  • Full benefits - Including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401k, paid time off, paid holidays and more.
  • Learning opportunities - This is a great opportunity to add to your skills and increase your value as an employee.
  • Advancement - If you are willing and capable, there is no ceiling on the growth opportunities available to you here. We prefer to promote from within - many of the branch managers started out in shop roles!
  • Open door policy - This is a laid-back and welcoming atmosphere where managers actually want to hear your feedback and ideas. Whether it's personal or work related, management is here to listen.


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