MDU Resources Group Sales Representative - Ready Mix in Bryan, Texas

Job Summary:

The Sales Representative will be responsible for the successful marketing of ready mixed concrete in the Bryan, TX area. The successful candidate will be responsible for prospecting leads, bidding jobs, following up on projects and managing relationships with both existing and potential customers. This position will service the residential, multi-family and commercial market segments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

  • Three years of experience in the ready mixed concrete business, a related industry, or previous sales experience.

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass the companies pre-employment requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deal with high pressure situations with minimal supervision.

  • Proficient in the use of computer applications in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Professional, Self-motivated, and organized.

  • Ability to negotiate and win trust easily.

  • Microsoft Office Skills.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.

Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion for our safety culture.

  • Work in a team oriented environment.

  • Be a self-starter.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with customers.

  • Communicate effectively and work efficiently in high stress situations.

  • Make and track daily sales calls on current and prospective customers.

  • Foster ongoing communication with all internal departments to facilitate customer needs and company goals.

  • Assist customers regarding service, pricing, quality, merchandising and product training as needed.

  • Call on contractors, sub-contractors, government agencies, homebuilders and developers to solicit new business.

  • Follow up on sales leads, obtaining information needed to bid projects.

  • Evaluate building plans and specifications.

  • Develop product knowledge, and be able to identify products that best fit customer needs.

  • Prepare quotes/bids for projects.

  • Follow through with customers to ensure satisfaction on jobs awarded.

  • Monitor service and product quality during delivery and installation.

  • Facilitate pre-construction, construction and post-construction meetings with appropriate internal staff.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays * Paid Time Off * Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding * Health Savings Account* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D; Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Critical Illness Plan * Accident Coverage Plan* Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

How To Apply:

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.

Company: Knife River - Texas Division

Department: Ready Mix

Location: Bryan, TX

Hiring Manager: Brady G Weatherly

Closing Date: 10/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time