HD Supply Field Account Specialist in Savannah, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for building relationships and developing plans to increase sales and profitability for accounts in the government sector. Identify and qualify government sales opportunities. Drive sales by creating, executing, and communicating business plans to grow government sales for HD Supply. Provide training to the regional sales force regarding locating leads for government projects as well as government requirements for sales contracts.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Acts on leads and makes initial contact with potential customers for project work associated with military and government stimulus funds. Follow up reporting to determine percentage of sales captured.

  • Develops, maintains, and improves relationships with businesses of diverse-ownership who contract to do work for the government.

  • Establishes connectivity with state and local government to secure contracts for new construction and/or remodels.

  • Conducts sales force training on government sector to include ride-alongs, government requirements for contracts, and project hand-off to OSR's for completion.

  • Serves as SME in region for working government bids and ensuring quotes are processed in a timely manner.

  • Identifies customer product needs and coordinates the execution of orders through the local Outside Sales Representative.

  • Communicates with other businesses, sharing leads, and partnering on projects.

Nature and Scope

  • Performs full range of standard professional level of work that typically requires processing and interpreting more complex, less clearly defined issues. Identifies problems and possible solutions and takes appropriate action to resolve. Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.

  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

As an Outside Sales Territory representative you will be responsible for selling MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) supplies along with products to new and established portfolios of Government/Institutional customers to maintain and drive sales. This B2B sales representative is responsible for an established portfolio of customers to maintain and drive sales. This position offers a competitive base salary plus sales incentive bonus. An i-Pad, cell phone and monthly expenses are included.

Job overview: An HD Supply Facilities Maintenance Sales Representative is responsible for profitably growing sales to achieve yearly goals. You will serve as a consultant for current core and emerging industries; responsible for retaining and growing existing accounts. This sales representative position has infrequent overnight travel and the territory will be comprised of local business customers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sales experience with Government/Institutional B-B sales.

  • 3 or more years business to business (B2B) field sales experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of facilities products such as hardware, electrical, lighting, plumbing, janitorial and HVAC product lines preferred.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and SalesForce.com, or similar CRM.

  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals in a remote position.

Candidate will cover South Charlestion (Hilton Head area), Savannah, Brunswick, Statesboro, GA Territory.



Job Locations US-GA-Savannah | US-SC-Hilton Head Island

Posted Date 2 months ago

Job ID 2017-24114

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Sales

Remote Position? Yes

Position Type Full-Time