Solution Sales Specialist

Date: 
11-10-15
Job Name: 
Solution Sales Specialist
Job Description: 

Solutions Sales Specialist 
Full-Time Position Available M-F 7am-5pm 

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Solutions Sales Specialist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating Fastenal's core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork. 

ABOUT US: 
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders. 

As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal. 

OVERVIEW: 
Working as a Full-Time Solutions Sales Specialist, you will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to the sales and marketing of Fastenal's vending solutions program within a district sales territory. Those offered a position will report directly to the Solutions Sales Manager. This position will be responsible for covering WV and OH or MD, VA, WV.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 
o Presenting Fastenal Vending Solutions to current and prospective customers 
o Assisting with implementation for new vending solutions customers and optimizing existing customer machines 
o Assisting in training Fastenal employees to sell Vending Solutions 
o Working with District and General Managers to schedule customer visits 
o Making joint sales calls with Fastenal store employees 
o Consulting customers on best practices for cost savings 
o Maintaining a Quarterly Review and Cost Savings log for all vending solutions customers in the district 

REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 
The skills and qualifications required for this position include: 
o 18 years of age or over 
o A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements 
o Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 
o Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment 
o Excellent written and oral communication skills 
o Highly motivated, self-directed, and customer service oriented 
o Ability to learn and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment 
o Ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh between 25 lbs. - 50 lbs. that may weigh up to 75 lbs. 
o Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY) 

PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 
o Prior Fastenal store experience 
o Vending and industrial sales experience 

FULL-TIME BENEFITS: 
Fastenal offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. This package includes Health, Life, Long Term Disability, and Dental Insurance, in addition to, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and 401(k)/RRSP with a profit sharing contribution


Apply Now. Send your resumes and cover letters to Heath Hazard, hhazard@fastenal.com