Martin Marietta

Senior Sales Representative

US-TX-Dallas
Requisition ID
2017-2846
Division
Southwest Division

Overview

Recently debuting at #57 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.

 

At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.

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Position Summary

 

Consists of, but not limited to, being responsible for sales of construction aggregates in large, complex or highly competitive markets. Maintain positive relationship with all customers.  Work closely with District Sales Manager to ensure maximum market penetration at best possible price, making every effort to develop all new markets and customers as possible.  Assist customers in making the best selection of materials for each situation.  Maintain contact with operations as to material availability and keep them informed of special product needs.

 

Requirements

  • Effectively administer and communicate quotations, sales reports, expense accounts, and any other sales data necessary to meet job expectations
  • Develop new customers and increase company’s market share and profitability in market area
  • Call on and develop relationships with a select group of construction aggregate buyers in the designated market area to meet their aggregate needs while achieving annual sales goals regarding selling price, tonnage and sales revenues
  • Increase annual sales and significant growth in profits by developing new business, expanding markets and assisting District Sales Manager in developing strategic opportunities for long-term growth and efficient flow of inventory
  • Assist Area/District Sales Manager in the development of annual sales plan based on market intelligence acquired through customer interaction, Department of Transportation spending, and other market tools
  • Deliver key goals/objectives for success by consistently meeting targeted tonnages, revenues, and selling prices to ensure maximum profitability
  • Work closely with dispatch, inside sales, credit, operations, QC, etc.to ensure that MMM becomes the supplier of choice
  • Effectively communicate with operating personnel to ensure plants are meeting customer needs and that proper inventory levels, particularly key products, are sufficiently maintained
  • Work closely with district credit personnel regarding new accounts and accounts receivable 

Minimum Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Sales/Marketing, Communications or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ year’s sales experience in the aggregates industry or related field (i.e. construction, etc.) preferred
  • Proven sales, negotiation and customer service skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge regarding pricing strategies and sales forecasting
  • Sound working knowledge of aggregates and construction materials, including basic knowledge of customer uses of our products (i.e. pavement bases, concrete plants, asphalt plants, etc.)
  • Knowledge of aggregates production including quality control
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills – verbal/written to establish and maintain good working relationships with customers
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point and CRM systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team to achieve district, division and company objectives
  • Self-disciplined, being able to work and make decisions unsupervised
  • Ability to travel, including overnight as needed 

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Options
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.