Inside Sales Representative - Taylor, MI (2018-5614)

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. Monroe, MI 2018-10-21


Inside Sales Representative - Taylor, MI (2018-5614)

PrimeSource Building Products Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors of building material products, has an immediate opportunity for an Inside Sales Representative in our Taylor, MI distribution center.

Competitive Pay! PLUS complete benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, 401K with company match), Holiday pay and PTO

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm with the occasional opportunity for overtime

This is a fast paced role and the incumbent will need to have basic understanding of business and office settings and using MS Outlook and Excel on computer. Will need to be comfortable answering busy in-coming phone lines from our customers and make some out-going sales calls to current and potential customers. We are looking for someone with great multi-tasking skills as you will be busy answering in-coimg phone calls and making out-going calls, placing orders/order entry and working on the computer.

MUST have the ability to multi-task be willing to make Cold Calls and comfortable upselling products to current and potential customers. Will assist in research of products on hand for customers, order entry and data entry of sales orders. Looking for someone that takes initiative to learn about our products and provide excellent service to our customers. Knowledge of construction or building supply background a plus! Candidates with strong Sales background will be a good fit in this role.



This Inside Sales Representative's primary role will be to sell PrimeSource's full line of building material products within the PrimeSource customer channel. The ISR will be responsible for communication via telephone, e-mail, and approved social media. The ISR will perform the following job responsibilities:

  • Answer in-coming phone lines and make out-going sales calls to current and potential customers
  • Develop a pipeline of opportunities by interacting with an existing customer base and a network of prospective customers
  • Utilize various media to contact our current and prospective customers facilitating the sale of our products
  • Manage inbound sales calls with the ability to close the call with a sale
  • Provide value to our customers through: understanding the customer's business/needs, offering solutions, and suggestive selling.
  • Build a rapport with the customers that will bring value to the interaction resulting in closing the sale via the customer's preferred medium
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed



Must have High School Diploma or equivalent G.E.D

Bachelor's Degree or some college coursework preferred

Other Requirements:

Must have at least 2 years of Sales experience and/or equivalent experience in the Industry (building materials, construction etc.).

Some knowledge of SAP and CRM helpful, but not required.

Qualified candidates must be self-motivated, quota driven, and engaged to perform as a team. Additional requirements are: professional and confident media skills, proficient keyboarding/computer skills, and two to five years of sales or telemarketing experience and/or a combination of education and experience. Experience in the building materials industry is a bonus.

EOE Statement

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors. All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.
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