Core & Main Inside Sales and Operations Associate in Kalispell, Montana
About Core & Main
Core & Main () is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.
Job Description & Qualifications
Responsible for coordinating with other departments in handling purchase orders and providing service to customers. Respond to customer order and quotation requests received via outside salespersons, telephone, e-mail, and written and faxed correspondence. Compile information and records to assess effectiveness of operational controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations. Maintain electronic records and systems. Ensure effective administrative support. May directly or indirectly support outside sales.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Enters operations information into the system; generates reports and checks for accuracy.
Acts as a liaison between warehouse and customers and may pull, pack, ship, and load orders as required.
Provides product pricing by consulting the pricing matrix, as well as other tables, to determine the appropriate price. Develops code directives for certain products while maintaining target margin goals.
Prepares and submits routine proposals; generates oral and written quotations.
Procures and maintains inventory. Monitors to ensure proper inventory turns.
Resolves customer service issues, tracks open sales orders, and performs follow-ups to ensure the timely shipment of materials and customer satisfaction.
Services customers via telephone and/or walk-ins and ensures counters are properly stocked.
Assists Operations Manager with branch operational duties as required.
Nature and Scope
Refers complex, unusual problems to supervisor.
Under general supervision, exercises some judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, and techniques. Work typically involves regular review of output by a senior co-worker or supervisor.
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.
Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking and/or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8- 20 pounds).
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
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
- HS Diploma or GED,strongly preferred. Specialized skills training/certification may be required. Generally 2-5 years of experience in area of responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
Customer service and industry experience.
Experience with inventory sales and operations.
Associate degree preferred.
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Job ID 2018-24982
Job Post Category Sales
Remote Position? No
Position Type Full-Time
HD Supply Waterworks is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer
HD Supply Waterworks considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. HD Supply Waterworks provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process. For more information, please click here for a notice that provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and you need an accommodation you may use the following email address: HDS DisabilityApplicationAccommodation. Please specify which position you are seeking to apply for employment. Please do not use this email address for any other questions. Only inquiries regarding accommodations will be addressed.
Core & Main is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics. Core & Main provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in the application, offer, and during employment. If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation you may use the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Please specify which position you are seeking to apply for employment, and please only use this email address for inquiries regarding accommodations. Applicants must be able to successfully pass a drug test and background investigation. For more information, please click here for a notice that provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) AA/EOE.