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Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's Water Seal, Cabot and many more. Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineered industrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging, protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places.
This position is required to grow top lines sales at assigned home improvement stores within a geographic territory. Provide merchandising and sales support at Home Center(s) that carry Retail North America Division's products. Conduct product knowledge training and in store demo's. Shelf maintenance including down stockings, inventory management and installing / maintaining promotional displays. Complete weekly paperwork including expense reports and call schedules. Utilize the CRM system to document sales calls and store visits. Sales Service Representatives will also gather and document competitor intelligence information in the CRM. Ability to conduct product demos to support selling process.
As a Retail North America Division sales professional you will have the opportunity to drive sales, and grow your territory and contribute to the achievement of organizational goals. You will learn a wide variety of selling related skills including planning and conducting effective sales calls, identifying and exceeding customer needs and sales opportunities, inventory systems knowledge, management, expense management, as well as promotional selling and basic marketing.
This person will be covering the following stores:
•BloomfieldHills, MI, 713
•SterlingHeights, MI, 1779
•RochesterHills, MI, 2305
•MadisonHeights, MI, 2312
•Previousexperience in Customer Service, Sales, Marketing or other Business relatedfield
•Abilityto work a flexible work schedule which includes evenings and weekends
•Musthave a valid driver's license
•Strongorganizational & communication skills
•HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent
•Mustbe at least 18 years of age
•Mustbe legally authorized to work in country of employment without now or inthe future requiring sponsorship for employment visa status
•Licensedand capable of operating a motor vehicle (passenger car).
•Mustbe able to work all scheduled hours which may include weekends
•Positionsin this class typically require: typing, talking, hearing, seeing andrepetitive motions.
•Abilityto climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push,pull, lift, type, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and perform repetitivemotions; ability to climb a ladder.
•Abilityto exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds offorce frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to moveobjects.
•Mayrequire prolonged standing in retail store environment.
•Abilityto accurately distinguish color for the purpose of visual color matchingand color recommendations.
•Bachelor'sdegree strongly preferred. Consideration will be given forsignificant industry experience in lieu of a degree
•Retailstore environment, paint department specifically, in addition tocontractor site visits, including new construction settings.
•Travelrequired within assigned region, potentially including overnight travel,up to 50% of the time.
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race. color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting appropriate employment service delivery systems, such as state workforce agencies and local employment delivery systems, to provide priority referrals of protected veterans.
Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Inclusion and Diversity Supportive Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.