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Residential Salesperson
Job Code:2020-SALES-0002
Location:Grandville
Department:Sales
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Date Posted:12/7/2020
  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Summary: 
Cultivates customers and quotes to attain precast work that meets company goals of volume, profit, and type by performing the following duties.
 
Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Actively market and promote residential precast products to builder, designer and owners through direct contact, trade shows and available media resources.
Use drawings and specifications or hand sketches for takeoff and estimating of project for quoting purposes.
Perform takeoff and quoting on small to medium projects.
Review drawings and specifications to understand scope, risk, schedule, etc.
Research and creatively search for value added options/conversions for precast.
Provide precast quotes for prospective customers.  Detail quotes with appropriate clarifications and qualifications regarding schedule, scopes, and specifics resulting in a quoted amount.
Field measure for detailing and check final drawings before production.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned. (Continued…)
Follow-up with customer for additional help or clarification and get bid results.
Actively establish and cultivate customers via social and business interaction.
Conduct tours of production facility.
Coordinates date of delivery to customer considering production, delivery, field installation, and some project management responsibilities.
Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
Attend trade shows to promote Kerkstra Precast residential products; requires weekend attendance at events to represent Kerkstra.
Present at Box Lunches to highlight and promote Kerkstra Hollowcore and Residential products. 
Assist commercial sales and estimating as needed.
Must adhere to all Kerkstra Precast and MiOSHA safety rules.
Must work within the attendance policy guidelines.
 
  
 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education or Equivalent:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.   Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of  organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference,  and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal  with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Design software; Internet software and Manufacturing  software.
  
    

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