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Showroom Sales Associate, Watkins Concrete Block Co, Inc. Omaha

NEBCO, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description


Showroom Sales Associate,

in Omaha, NE

Department / Location:  Watkins Concrete Block Company, Inc. / Omaha, NE



Assist clients in the selection of products, estimating quantities needed, and advising them on best practices for installation while developing customer relationships through exceptional service by performing the following duties. This position requires Saturday hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Provide exceptional customer service by following company sales strategy and demonstrating company values to customers and co-workers.

Assist customers with product selections, estimates and purchases.

Develop a working knowledge of products and installation practices.

Answer customer inquiries regarding general product information and pricing.

Assure follow up on orders, coordinate shipping and complete appropriate support documentation.

Develop a working knowledge of internal systems and processes.

Ensure accurate cash handling and order entry.

Maintain displays and literature on showroom floor. Ensure pricing and information is accurate and current.

Responsible for showroom cleanliness and organization.

Assist outside sales staff as needed.

Abide by company policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

High School education or equivalent GED. One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have previous demonstrated customer service experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend office procedures, instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write routine business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to compute square footage. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. The individual must have the capability of learning Lawson software. Previous Lawson experience helpful but not necessary.

Other Skills and Abilities:

10 key calculator skills. Must be flexible in work assignments. Must have an ability to research information and produce reports for the customer. Must have good attention to detail capabilities and be customer oriented. Follows through on requests and assignments.

Other Qualifications:

The person must maintain a good attendance record due to the support role of this position.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds and/or move color sample panels and coordinate color schemes. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Showroom/business environment. Dress code is business/casual. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This is a non-smoking office environment. The expanded work schedule follows construction cycles, typically March through November. There are scheduled Saturday hours that are required during construction season. Off season schedule is the standard work week.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if appropriate) are required as conditions of employment.

An employment offer is subject to pre employment background check and drug screen.

Watkins Showroom Sales Associate,

in Omaha, NE

An EEO Employer


Job Details

Date Posted February 11, 2019
Date Closes March 30, 2019
Address 14306 Giles Road
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Main
Department Sales
Function Showroom Sales
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Business Hours, 8-5, will work occasional Saturday
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-4151.00 Order Clerks
Zipcode 68138
Name Lin Blodgett/HR, John Wattjes/Sales, Brandon Bockman
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1743

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Word Processing
  • Other - Customer Service
  • Other - Sales
  • Retail / Merchandising
  • Retail Sales
  • Building Products Sales
  • Commercial Sales
  • Product Promotions / Demonstrations
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • And More ...