First Supply

Kitchen & Bath Store Outside Builder Sales

US-IA-Dubuque
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2287
Type
Regular Full-Time
# Positions
1
Category
Builder

Overview

Gerhard’s® is the largest and most versatile kitchen and bath store in the upper Midwest. We offer a huge variety of kitchen and bath choices from contemporary to traditional styles, along with service you won't find anywhere else. Visitors to Gerhard’s will view complete kitchen and bath suites, many of them working models. In addition to kitchen and bath accessories many specially featured products are available such as cabinetry, countertops, tankless water heaters and central vacuum systems to name a few. All product offerings include a vast selection of eco-friendly options.


Gerhard’s is a division of First Supply®, a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing products for the plumbing, HVAC-R, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 600 employees in 29 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $50 million in inventory and over $250 million in annual sales.

 

The Kitchen & Bath Store Outside Builder Salesperson is responsible for maintaining business relationships with existing customers, carrying out the sales programs assigned by the Store Manager and prospecting for new customers that could use Kitchen & Bath Store products.

Responsibilities

Customer Focus

  • Make regular sales calls to determine client needs
  • Assist clients with special requests and problems (supply information, resolve complaints, etc.), ensuring all customers receive an experience worthy of the Kitchen & Bath Store brand
  • Prepare and present special quotations
  • Identify trends in customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction

Financial

  • Meet established sales goals and key business metrics
  • Establish new accounts
  • Identify and develop new sales opportunities
  • Gather competitive information
  • Attend sales and product review meetings
  • Keep records as required

Learning and Growth

  • Stay abreast of product developments, changes in local codes and consumer preferences
  • Participate in trade association functions, local business community affairs, etc.
  • Training duties as needed

Business Process

  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the Kitchen & Bath Store Manager

Qualifications

  • Three years of related experience in trade field
  • Knowledge of cabinets required and plumbing products preferred
  • Proficient at 20/20 Design Software
  • Proficient at measuring for projects on job sites
  • Computer knowledge and skills with the ability to learn First Supply LLC’s business system
  • Effective social and negotiation skills
  • Satisfactory score on the Caliper Assessment
  • Ability to read, speak, understand and write English
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
  • Attendance on a regular and consistent basis

 

First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.

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