Website MRC Global
MRC Global, We Make Energy Flow.
MRC Global serves the oil and gas industry across the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors as well as the chemical and gas distribution market sectors worldwide. We have an immediate opening for an Outside Sales Representative.
Responsible for execution and achievement of established financial goals; accountable for the sales development and gross margin growth in an assigned territory from lead generation to close. Responsible for our largest account in the West Coast Sub-Region.
Individuals must be able to perform the essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Generate new business through analysis of assigned territory to identify new customers and markets;
- Grow existing accounts through execution of a proactive sales plan with initiatives to include a focus on lost & declining business in existing customer base;
- Achieve maximum profitability by meeting or exceeding gross margin goals through effective negotiation;
- Deliver superior service through consultative sales, preparing quality presentation materials, conducting demonstrations, detailing products and cost savings, determining customer needs and requirements, and offering solutions;
- Research and develop information on new projects;
- Develop knowledge of customer accounts within assigned territory, to include technical requirements, production volume and schedules, targeted pricing, applicable contract requirements, and competitive analysis;
- Negotiate with vendors and coordinate efforts with Supply Chain groups for best product prices;
- Work with Branch/Regional management and National Accounts team to develop strategic territory business plans, assist with proposals, contract research and negotiation, and implementation of sales strategies to achieve sales growth;
- Ensure contractual compliance that may require difficult conversations surrounding deviations from contractual agreements in partnership with management and national account teams;
- Identify and communicate work in process, threats, opportunities, and related market trends as appropriate;
- Develop and continually improve product knowledge, pricing, and MRC Global systems, procedures, and strategy;
- Aggressively respond to and meet sales opportunities by serving as the source for customers’ required information, maintaining consistent contact with all customers in the assigned area of responsibility;
- Develop customer retention strategies by consistently illustrating MRC Global’s value proposition in conjunction with evolving customer needs;
- Drive effective partnership with Branch team; communicate to deepen understanding of customer business processes, buying procedures, and expectations for service;
- Attend branch meetings; share information; Instill vision and create enthusiasm to achieve goals;
- Partner with branch and other internal resources to investigate and resolve all customer complaints promptly. Evaluate the source of the problem and follow to resolution;
- Perform related administrative functions in accordance with MRC Global procedures to include quotations, order placement, delivery confirmation, processing changes and returns, and responding to messages and inquiries;
- Work with branch warehouse to achieve delivery performance goals, ensure orders are filled as promised, keep customers informed of order status;
- Advocate and engage in promotion and maintenance of safety initiatives;
- Exercise care in all activities; demonstrate safety leadership; address and report workplace hazards, injuries, or illness immediately;
- Carry out other duties within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job;
- Take reasonable care for the safety and health of yourself and others; report workplace hazards, injuries, or illness immediately.
Any combination of requirements, which provide knowledge and abilities necessary to perform essential duties and responsibilities, will be considered.
- Undergraduate degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work;
- Any combination of four or more years in customer service, inside sales, and/or warehouse services in a position with increasing responsibility, to include demonstrated sales negotiation experience;
- Demonstrated knowledge of PVF materials and ability to understand the scope of services to include pricing, supply, and contract terms;
- Demonstrated competence in the use of computers and software applications;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and promote ideas and transfer detailed knowledge to others into one or group situations;
- Willingness and ability to be on call as needed to provide 24-hour service to customers;
- Willingness and ability to travel within and outside branch service area, with occasional overnight stays;
- Valid Driver’s license with the ability to meet the MRC Global vehicle policy.
- Day 1 – Benefits
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Company Paid: Short Term Disability, Long Term, Basic Life
- 2 Weeks Paid Vacation & Paid Holidays
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.