Account Representative - Dock and Door Outside Sales for Lift Truck Leader

Location: 

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170

Company Description:

 

Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's largest lift truck manufacturers, offers local support on a global scale with more than 15 manufacturing facilities worldwide and more than 500 retail locations in over 80 countries. Our global sales and service network provides our customers with a local resource for a wide variety of quality material handling equipment, fleet management solutions, warehouse products and support services to meet their needs anytime, anywhere.

 

 

This position is based out of Crown’s Detroit branch location and will provide coverage to Plymouth and surrounding areas.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for maximizing the sale of dock and door equipment and parts & service for dock & door within a specified territory to meet sales objectives.  
  • Develop existing accounts & seek new business.  Analyze opportunities, identify key personnel, & develop strong business relationships.  Consult & problem solve to enhance the Company’s position in existing & target accounts.
  • Develop a territory management plan to maximize time with customers.
  • Develop sales strategies, proposals, & forecasts.  Develop & conduct product demonstrations & sales presentations.  Prepare quotations & customer correspondence.
  • Utilize online resources to maintain accurate records of sales calls, customer files, & sales activity information.  Discuss sales activities with Sales Manager.
  • Participate in ongoing training programs and meetings to enhance product knowledge and sales skills.  This may include traveling to Northern Kentucky branch.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in business management, marketing, entrepreneurship, professional selling, or related business program is a plus.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities, strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Intermediate computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and the ability to safely operate lift trucks for product demos.

 

 

 

Work Authorization:

 

Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


No agency calls please.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

 

Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales Rep, Warehouse, Business Manager, Sales, Manufacturing, Management