Outside Sales Representative, Barnes Distribution, Iowa/Nebraska

 About Barnes Distribution:
Barnes Distribution, a business of MSC Industrial Supply Co. is an industry leader in the distribution of maintenance, repair, operating and production supplies. We partner with customers in the manufacturing, transportation, natural resource and government markets to deliver customized vendor-managed inventory, integrated eCommerce, vendor consolidation and consumption control solutions and services throughout North America. This flexible approach and diverse range of service options helps to meet our customers’ individual needs while reducing their total cost of ownership.
 
Description:
This entry-level trainee job is based in the Iowa/Nebraska area; however, the application process starts with our corporate office in Ohio.  All in-person interviews will be done in Iowa.  Also, given our rapid growth, all candidates must be prepared for relocation within the Iowa/Nebraska sales district.
 
Job Description:
Primarily working at customer sites, in the field and from your home office you’ll spend the majority of your day ensuring existing accounts are serviced, inventory replenished and new sales opportunities sought as well as seeking out new customers.
 
Job Responsibilities:
•Placing orders for replenishment product in existing Barnes Distribution inventory management system at client site; seeking sales opportunities
•Confirming order quotes, handling product additions, deletions, changes, and returns, securing customer approval and placing product orders
•Conducting needs-based consultative sales meetings to review Barnes Distribution products and inventory management solutions; cold calling, physically canvassing businesses
•Completing quotes, responding to emails and voicemails, and other administrative functions at home office
•Using Microsoft Office and proprietary software to complete order processing
 
Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree
•Sales aptitude or experience either with on-campus activities or with employment while in college
•Basic MS Office and internet knowledge is required; more advanced skills are helpful
•Excellent verbal/written communication, strong negotiation and customer service skills
•Able to lift and carry products and/or equipment of up to 60 lbs.
•Reliable transportation, current driver’s license, and valid insurance
•Able to work from home office, use own computer with internet access for work purposes
 
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary + allowances; commissions available after completion of trainee period.   A full array of benefits available soon after employment.
 
Send resume & cover letter to:
James Powell
Talent Acquisition Specialist

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