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Alaska Rubber and Rigging Supply Inc

ARG Industrial is recruiting for an Outside Sales Representative. This position will report to ARG’s Fife Washington branch and will be responsible for sales in the Tacoma Metro area.

ARG Industrial provides hose, fittings and associated industrial products for a wide variety of markets and industries. These include equipment manufacturing, agriculture, oil and gas, marine, construction, food & beverage, government, and others. We deliver value through quality fabrication, product expertise and meaningful service throughout our 12 locations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. ARG Industrial is a 100% employee-owned company.

The Outside Sales Representative is designated as the primary driver for developing new and current business.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage a designated territory with existing and potential customers to maximize ARG Industrial market share for hose, fittings, and associated products.
  • Contact customers and prospective customers through appointments and cold calls.
  • Work with a variety of contacts at customer locations. This may include Maintenance, Purchasing, Planners, Engineers, Safety personnel, etc.
  • Coordinate with the ARG team inside to deliver quotes, products and services that wow the customer.
  • Strengthen relationships with customers and work to understand their needs.
  • Provide on-site expertise, solve problems, and make product recommendations.
  • Be prepared to spend the occasional evening or weekend conducting company business. Our job is not always 7:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday
  • Attend training and sales meetings as required to stay current with new products and special promotions.
  • Accurate and meaningful use of CRM.
  • Control sales expenses.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation includes salary and commissions (a range typical for this role is approximately $60,000 – $90,000 annually). Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and employee stock ownership. Employees receive paid time off including vacation, sick days, and holidays. A laptop, mobile phone and company vehicle will be provided for work purposes.

Qualifications – the ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Sales experience in the hose and fitting or other industrial distribution sector.
  • Ability to use computer applications such as Microsoft Office, and comfortable learning new applications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with customers, suppliers and colleagues, including reports and business correspondence.
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills.
  • Highest levels of self-discipline.
  • Must make a great first – and ongoing – impression.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a provide a clean driving record from Division of Motor Vehicles.

We are looking for a difference maker with a track record of success as a Sales professional. Our ideal candidate has passion for what they do, great value-creation skills, has a sense of urgency, and is interested in building for the future.

As Employee owners, we feel a tremendous commitment to our customers, co-workers, and the families of those employed by the ARG Industrial. Therefore, our work environment is 100% DRUG FREE. You will be subject to a pre-employment drug screening, as well as random drug tests throughout your probationary period and employment thereafter. If you feel you are unable to pass the pre-employment drug screening – PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

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