Inside Sales Representative for Wholesale Distributor of Building Materials – 111th St. Chicago, IL
Building Material Industry experience REQUIRED!
Fluent in Polish or Spanish is Preferred!
Richards Building Supply is a wholesale building material distributor serving 14 states with 53 locations! Richards stocks a comprehensive line of products such as residential and commercial roofing, siding, windows, decking, soffit, doors, molding, rainware, cabinets, and more!
As we continue to grow and seek new ways to better serve our customers, we are constantly looking for individuals who will embrace our values and carry on the legacy of Richards. Currently we are searching for an Inside Sales Professional*, for our *111th St. Chicago IL location, who is capable of cultivating a “Raving Fan” customer experience with a best in class image!
As a member of our team you can expect a supportive family environment, along with the tools and training required for your personal growth and the success of the company! With this career opportunity you will be offered a competitive hourly wage, a comprehensive benefit package and the potential for advancement.
Richards expects each employee to possess the personal and professional skills needed to quickly and accurately expedite work for the position they hold. As a member of our inside sales team, you will be promoting and generating sales of building material supplies (roofing, siding, windows, etc) from our 111th St. Chicago IL distribution center while providing superior customer service. You will be developing and maintaining face to face relationships with our customers as you assist them through qualifying their product and/or service needs while ensuring fulfillment. As a key member of your branch you will support customers directly, in addition to collaborating with your outside sales team members in order to maximize sales while growing the positive reputation of Richards Building Supply.
Specific expectations are:
-Answers customer inquiries concerning price, qualifying product needs and partners with vendors for support.
-Communicates with outside sales representatives on customer orders, requirements, problems or concerns and changes.
-Initiates product transfers to other branches or direct to customers.
-Generate, place and confirm purchase orders with suppliers.
-Operates cash register. Enters sale data into the computer and researches information for customers using the computer system.
-Accurately completes all required paperwork (e.g., coding, costing, pricing, daily cash summary, bank deposits, etc.) on a timely basis.
-Documents sales, quotes or other business requested information.
-Receives payment for merchandise or services sold and enters sale into the computer. Responsible for payments received and adhering all administrative and accounting related procedures.
-Maintains current price documentation and product literature as it becomes available.
-Keeps product knowledge current to evolving manufacturing supply.
-Participate in the physical inventory of the warehouse materials.
-Participate in proactive team efforts in assigned company branch in affiliate to achieve departmental and company goals.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
Are you interested? Our ideal Inside Sales candidate will possess:
-High School Diploma or General Education degree (GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Our sales team is comprised of highly motivated individuals that are passionate about Richards Building Supply and generating new business opportunities around high quality products. This is a full time employment position with excellent benefits to include paid vacation, a full health package, a 401K plan with company contributions, plus a great opportunity for growth and advancement.