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Inside Sales Representative - Wheeling, IL at Piedmont Plastics in Wheeling, Illinois

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Piedmont Plastics is the leading independent and privately held distributor of performance plastics in North America. Since first opening our doors in 1968 with just one location and five employees, Piedmont has grown to over 50 locations across the U.S. and Canada, employing over 650 individuals.

At Piedmont Plastics, we are a family, and believe our people are the foundation of our success. Our company culture is engrained in every facet of our business, and we are devoted to maintaining an enjoyable, open, and supportive atmosphere across the organization. We care about and respect one another by demonstrating integrity in everything that we do and take pride in giving our employees the ability to thrive in a growth-oriented environment.

Our diverse workforce brings passion to the mission of Piedmont Plastics every day – to be best-in-class in the distribution of performance plastics. Our materials can be found in every industry market segment, and we are concentrated on satisfying our customers with expert product knowledge and a solutions-focused mentality.

Join a team that works together in a collaborative and winning environment to continuously exceed customers’ expectations. After all, Piedmont Plastics is “where solutions take shape!”.

Today, Piedmont Plastics is currently hiring for an Inside Sales Representative for our Wheeling, IL branch.  An Inside Sales Representative promotes and sells the company’s products and services to existing and prospective customers by sharing product and application knowledge to build a strong and trustworthy relationship.

As an Inside Sales Representative, you will:

  • Develop new accounts through proactive outcalls, prospecting, networking, and referrals 

  • Provide sales support to existing accounts and obtain new orders to grow market share

  • Expand the customer base 

  • Maintain and enhance product knowledge, applications and technical expertise within the performance plastics industry

  • Follow-up on leads from a variety of sources

  • Conduct proactive outgoing sales calls (customer touches)

  • Contribute to the team effort of the branch

An ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 2 years of sales experience with a significant track record of obtaining and exceeding sales goals

  • A two or four-year college or university degree (preferred not required)

  • A combination of comparable education and sales experience 

  • Inside sales experience in plastic, industrial or distribution sales preferred, but not required 

  • Strong math skills

  • Outstanding customer focus

  • A positive attitude and are a team player

What Piedmont Plastics offers:

  • Industry leading wages (base plus monthly commissions)

  • A chance to work in a growing industry with opportunity to succeed in sales

  • Full suite of generous employee benefits including medical, dental, and life coverage; paid time-off, employer matching 401(k) plan, generous paid time-off

  • A chance to work for a growing company that truly cares about its employees

Please apply for the position by using the Apply Now button

No phone calls from applicants or staffing firms, please

Piedmont Plastics is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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