Lehigh Hanson Sales Representative in Nedrow, New York

AutoReqId: 6776BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Sales

Primary Location: Nedrow-NY

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

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.

We are seeking a qualified Sales Representative for our NY Construction Materials group. This opportunity is perfect for the sales representative professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader. While focusing on growing existing and prospective customers to increase market share and improving profit margins, you will begin your career with a proven leader in the Construction Materials industry.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Representative will deliver outstanding sales results by establishing and maintaining relationships with the local highway, commercial and residential construction market for the purpose of selling, servicing, and building relationships within a specific territory.

The position will be based in the Syracuse / Central NY Area .

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  • Target and acquire new accounts by identifying new customers in highway, commercial and residential construction markets.

  • Ensure compliance with company requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of required guidelines along with monitoring for compliance.

  • Proactively participate in all health & safety activities to help facilitate continuous improvement of the company's health & safety performance.

  • Work with the region sales team to create strategies to expand markets and increase sales volume within key accounts.

  • Build relationships with customers to create top-of-mind awareness for Lehigh Hanson products.

  • Strengthen and grow existing customer relationships.

  • Represent Lehigh Hanson at industry functions and trade shows.

  • Manage activities within assigned cost budgets.

  • Effectively execute administrative duties including but not limited to reports of call, weekly activities, business justifications, and monthly reports.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Prefer 3 - 5 years’ experience in construction aggregates (gravel, limestone, fine sand, concrete sand, HMA and ready-mix concrete or related products.

  • Proven track record that shows sales growth.

  • Experience in heavy building materials, concrete, asphalt, construction, or building materials distribution channels.

  • Demonstrable high communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Demonstrable experience working with financial statements.

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.

  • Experience with a CRM (such as Microsoft Dynamics) a plus.

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled