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Lehigh Hanson Sales Representative in Kelowna, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 8799BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Sales

Primary Location: Kelowna-BC

Job Posting:

OK Ready Mix, a division of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited, is seeking a qualified Sales Representative. This position will reside in Kelowna, BC.

This position is responsible for providing sales and marketing services throughout the Okanagan including development and maintenance of key customer relationships, sales and promotion of ready mix concrete and related products and services.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

  • Solicits, sells, promotes and services existing and prospective accounts

  • Promotes our products such as ready mix concrete, value added products, pumping services and Octa-Blocs

  • Develops and performs regular customer analysis utilizing Command Concrete and SAP report writing

  • Works with quality control department to service and enhance existing and prospective accounts

  • Prepares market data including weekly call and market share reports

  • Participates in the annual forecast and plan process

  • Attends, participates, and promotes Company interests at industry trade shows and meetings as appropriate

  • Assists the Credit Department in the collection process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the sales and marketing of ready mix concrete or related building materials to the residential market would be an asset

  • Minimum Grade 12 education

  • Bachelors or Technical degree preferably in marketing or engineering would be an asset

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Excellent writing ability

  • Ability to forecast, budget, and monitor sales projections and selling expenses

  • Excellent attitude toward customer service

  • Proficient in the use of computer and sales related software and equipment

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson’s comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.

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