Sales Professional

at Lauyans & Company

Louisville, KY

Posted on Oct. 14, 2016

Full Time

Sales Professional - Conveyor / Custom Material Handling

Base Salary (Based on Experience) and Commission Plan selling conveyors / custom material handling equipment and systems in an Industrial Manufacturing environment.

Salary & Benefits
• Base Salary $40,000 - 60,000 (Based on Experience) and Commission Plan
• Vacation
• Major holidays
• Car allowance
• Cell phone allowance
• 401-K
• Health benefits 

Job Summary: This individual is responsible for increasing the sales of Conveyors / Custom Material Handling Equipment and Systems and for developing customer relationships within an assigned territory. Target audience is manufacturing (end-users, not distributors or resellers).
Position Overview
Contacts existing and potential new customers to promote sales of material handling equipment and systems.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:
• Handle all facets of the sales process from cold calling, prospecting to order processing, sourcing, and follow-up.
• Manage and grow relationships with current customers in established territory. Regularly visit customer sites to understand customers operations; identify opportunities where Lauyans & Company can add value; introduce products, services, and solutions.
• Identify target prospects and create/implement strategic action plans to develop the accounts as Customers
• Present corporate PowerPoint presentation to clients.
• Follow-up on all Customer leads from external and internal sources
• Work with applications / estimating group to develop proposals that include technical and functional descriptions. Present proposals to clients.
• Follow-up on all proposals, negotiate, and close.
• Maintain Customer information files and notes within the CRM system in accordance with Company policy, procedures and requirements with periodic review with management
• Develop and maintain annual sales plan. Present sales plan to VP of Sales / Business Develop and manage daily efforts toward plan.

• Strong skills in: prospecting, active listening, questioning, uncovering problems or client objectives, uncovering budget, understanding the prospect’s decision making process, proposal development and presentation, account retention, verbal-telephone and written communication.
• Must have prompt and regular attendance, self –structured, urgency, will to win, ability to develop meaningful bonding and rapport, have balance in life, and be a team player.
• 4-Year Degree
• Previous Conveyor and/or Material Handling Sales is a definite plus but not mandatory.
• Present a professional image in personal appearance, dress and preparation
• Great interpersonal skills – Displays honesty, ethics and integrity at all times
• Applicant must be mechanically inclined.
• Ability to organize a selling plan and exhibit time management skills
• Strong work ethic, great personality and willingness to learn are a must.
• Strong organizational and communication skills. Must be a self-starter.
• Valid driver's license, proof of insurance and dependable vehicle
• Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, web searches, etc.
• Local Travel is required.
• Must meet physical requirements of the job
• Reports to VP of Sales / Business Development.
• Also works directly with applications / estimating to develop proposals.

Working Conditions: Flexibility to work when Customer needs require it and may exceed a 40-hour work week with some overnight travel and weekend work. The Sales Professional must have a reliable car to use for considerable travel in the territory. The position is exempt from paid overtime.

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