• Outside Sales

    Home Central
    Job Description

    Have a background in construction, project estimation, or sales? Home Central is currently accepting applications for commissioned outside sales positions. Knowledge of electrical or plumbing systems and residential or commercial construction will be valuable assets to interested applicants.

    Home Central is interested in highly self-motivated candidates who value honesty and have excellent phone and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to operate a computer is necessary, but additional computer knowledge and math skills will be advantageous.

    If you enjoy helping customers solve problems and want to work for a stable, family owned company, please respond to this ad with your resume or fill out an application either online at http://www.homecentralstores.com/employment.html or at one of our locations.

    Job Purpose:

    Provide prompt, courteous and consistent customer service while prospecting to increase existing customer base.

    Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
    • Attend to customers both in-person and on the phone, including answering a variety of questions concerning merchandise
    • Process quotes and job bids
    • Assist customers in finding answers to their project specific questions
    • Consistently follow through on special orders, service requests and job quotes in a timely manner
    • Maintain a good working knowledge of sales procedures and policies
    • Communicate effectively and efficiently with co-workers and superiors
    • Participate in training programs and maintain knowledge of new products
    • Pursue new customers and try to obtain new sales opportunities
    Requirements:
    • Competence in customer service and ability to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers and superiors
    • Basic ability to use a computer and undergo training on the existing sales, inventory and ordering systems
    • Adherence to store policies, including proper work apparel and tidy appearance
    • Light to medium lifting (up to 50 lbs regularly, 50+ lbs occasionally)
    • Strong knowledge of merchandise, overall grasp of construction techniques, willingness to continually expand knowledge and pursue specialization in certain product areas
    • Capacity to follow through on requested tasks and remain motivated to stay busy throughout each workday
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