Assist customers by providing quotes and information on products as requested
Enter orders in our internal order entry system. Orders may be phoned in, faxed, emailed or forwarded by outside sales representatives.
If an issue arises, trouble shoot the issue and bring to a satisfactory resolution
Maintain professional interaction with customers and provide excellent follow-thru
Communicate with manager, outside sales, purchasing and the distribution team regularly to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction is achieved
Maintain professional and technical knowledge
1-3 years experience in sales and/or related trades (plumbing, pipe fitting, etc.)
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Knowledge of PVF (pipe, valves and fittings) or plumbing systems a must; boilers a plus
Self-motivated, results oriented individual
Positive attitude with focus on service
Team player with the ability to work closely with others
Proficient in MS Excel and Outlook, familiar with Word and the ability to quickly learn internal order entry system (Oracle/JDE).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must
Additional Salary Information: Columbia Pipe & Supply Co. provides a competitive salary and bonus package along with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) and ESOP plan.
About Columbia Pipe and Supply
Since 1935, Columbia Pipe & Supply Co. has consistently delivered a wide range of high quality products and SERVICE plus SOLUTIONS. Since we are an independent company, our sales teams have the flexibility to focus their expertise on our customers’ unique needs without the bureaucratic limitations of a large corporation.With more than $40 million inventory, including over 130,000 individual SKUs, stocked in close to one million square feet of warehouse, Columbia Pipe is able to connect our global supply of product with our local markets. We have 16 mutually-supporting locations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, so wherever you are—we are close-by.Our CustomersOur customers are our most important asset. We have over 10,000 local, regional, and national customers. Our people know our customers and their businesses well, and our partnerships thrive on individual relationships at the local level.Contractors Served•Fabricators•HVAC•Hydronic / Heating•Mechanical•Plumbing•Process PipingIndustries Served•Agricultural Processing•Automotive•Biotechnology•Chemical•Food & Beverage•Medical•OEM•Petrochemical•Pharmaceutical•Power Generation•Primary Metals•Pulp & Paper•Waste...water•Wet & Dry Grain MillingInstitutional Customers Served•K-12•Universities•Government•Health Care•Commercial Real Estate•Property Management