Outside Sales Representative-Industrial Sales (Entry Level)
Barnes Group, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

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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.

Delivering Solutions, Building Careers

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

Job Requirements

High School Diploma is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred

1+ year of outside sales/service experience preferred; opening new accounts and servicing existing accounts on a weekly (or monthly) basis

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


Annual base salary and variable compensation program with bonus potential

Medical, dental, life and disability insurance

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching, and Associate Stock Purchase Plan

Sales expense allowance

2 Week New Sales Professional Training in our Cleveland headquarters

Continuous Learning and Development programs and Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Holidays and Vacation Time

What do our Outside Sales Reps have to say?

“Scheduling my time, working from my home office and at the customer’s site – the freedom’s great!

“I love getting customers the products they need, saving them money and time.”

“The largest buying power, wonderful support staff, myriad of ways to sell, incentives, rewards – a great place to be!”

Delivering Solutions, Building Careers

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Barnes Distribution is an equal opportunity employer.


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