Inside Sales Representative (Parts & Equipment)
Hog Slat, Inc., the world's largest provider of equipment and turnkey facilities to the swine and poultry industries, is seeking an exceptional individual to join our inside sales team in Guymon, OK.
The primary role of the person in this position is to support current customers and recruit and service new customers in this region. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to sales of replacement parts & equipment to area hog producers looking to repair, remodel or retrofit existing facilities. The Sales Representative will also be responsible for maintaining customer satisfaction with growers in the area and further developing the territory.
The IDEAL CANDIDATE for this position will be familiar with this territory and more specifically with the decision makers in the area's swine industry. It is critical that the person who fills this position already live in the Guymon, OK area.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change.
* Develop a strong relationship with customers in the territory who currently purchase replacement parts from our Guymon facility. * Quickly address the needs of customers by answering questions, making recommendations and tracking down inventory. * Increase our market share * Be proactive in establishing new marketing strategies for specific areas of your territory * Have in depth knowledge of competitors pricing policies and strategies * Manage warranty issues * Schedule and coordinate deliveries of equipment unavailable at the time of purchase * Sell parts & equipment for swine facilities while focusing on selling products that fit the overall company strategy and provide the best value to the customer * Qualify leads and set up customer credit options * Sell at approved price for each customer and/or project * Continually learn new product knowledge and acquire better selling skills * Attend sales and participate in sales meetings, vendor product seminars, and trade shows SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: The ideal candidate will have the following experience/educational background:
* Strong Mechanical Aptitude * Extensive knowledge of the swine industry and the pork producers in the area * Knowledge of parts and equipment used in modern swine facilities * General PC familiarity * Ability to use Outlook Email, Word, Excel, in daily communications * Ability to easily become proficient at using the Hog Slat Quote System * Aptitude for reading ventilation plans and feed delivery plans (ability to easily learn these things if not already mastered)
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: The most qualified will have the following personal characteristics:
* Strong organizational skills * Excellent written & verbal communication skills * Ability to complete projects within a specified time period * Ability to multi-task * Ability to work independently * Works well within a team setting * Good attendance record Hog Slat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans