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Outside Sales Representative

Sales | Houston, TX | Full Time

Job Description

Professional Plastics, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering plastic shapes, is currently offering great career opportunities in the plastics industry. We are a family-owned and operated business that values hard work, integrity and ethics. We are interested in hiring motivated professionals who share our core values and desire to be part of a dynamic team. Established in 1984, Professional Plastics has grown to 21 locations across the USA, Singapore & Taiwan. Professional Plastics is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive pay and benefits.

Summary: Provides product information, pricing and support to customers. Services, maintains and grows existing accounts and develops targeted accounts with the goal to increase sales revenue, gross profit dollars and maximize the GP% on each account and order.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Includes the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides knowledge of product lines and applications to customers
  • Calculates, quotes, and negotiates price, deliveries and terms of sale
  • Documents information on sales quotes for outside sales and management
  • Enters and reviews customer orders and processes paperwork for credits
  • Develops a strong relationship with customers and resolves problems
  • Sources materials from vendors
  • Performs outgoing calls and prospects new business   
  • Follows up on existing quotes
  • Assists in expediting customer orders and vendor purchase orders
  • Communicates with outside sales team, purchasing and management on new developments, sourcing, and key account information  
  • Attends and participates in branch sales meetings
  • Provides weekly sales summary to management
  • Attends manufacturers representatives education meetings on product lines and applications
  • Presents annual sales budget predictions

Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K Plan, Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and Employee Assistance Program

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Job Type: Full-time