DIRECT HIRE: Outside Sales Professional

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Located in Virginia Beach,VA

Express Employment Professionals is a leading recruiter and staff provider in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Every day, we help job seekers find work and help businesses find qualified employees. Founded in 1983, Express today employs hundreds of thousands of people across over 700 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal is at the heart of our company's vision, to help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people. The Virginia Beach Express office has placed over 2,000 qualified candidates with local Virginia Beach area companies. There is never a fee to our applicants.


 Do you have Outside Sales experience and mechanical parts, hydraulics, and/or mechanical system design ?  APPLY with us today !


Our Virginia Beach client, a provider of mechanical parts and services to several industries, is looking for a professional Outside Sales Representative. The core responsibilities of the Outside Sales Representative will be to support current customers and develop relationships with prospective and/or former customers. This is for their western territory that would involve a lot of driving

Experience with mechanical parts, hydraulics, and mechanical system design is extremely helpful...but not required.   


Core Competencies:

Sales Productivity - Cooperation - Adaptability - Dependability - Personal Organization - Initiative - Judgment  


Skills Required to Perform Job Functions: 

Sales; Strategizing; Presentation; Self-Management; Leadership; Decision Making;       

Problem Solving; Communication; Conflict Resolution     


Functional Responsibilities and general areas of responsibilities:

Requests/ Quotes; Order Entry; Training; Emergency Protocol; ISO; Gross Margin; Reliable;

Technical; Warranty


Job Functions/Duties:

  1. Follow up on sales leads
  2. Active negotiations, status, follow up, probability, expected close date, updates
  3. Inside/Outside communications on customers, orders, promises made, information delivered
  4. Familiar with using FastRAQ
  5. Contact and Vendor information
  6. Product data – price, specs, engineering, data, instr. manuals, maintenance manuals, line cards, BoMs, part #, obsolete and superseded products, cost, vendor, description, customer info, product history, inventory, std. item lead time
  7. Product sourcing
  9. CAD – drawings, changes to existing, collages
  10. Pros – input pump / system requirements, retrieve potential selections
  11. Weekly and monthly forecasts
  12. Weekly field sales itineraries and planner and expenses
  13. customer problem and action report
  14. Quarterly Preferred Account Reports
  15. Phone sales
  16. bookings, GM
  17. Mailing list – customer, contact #, contact name, address, sales rep, calendar list


Education/Experience Required:

  • Degree (preferably in Mechanical Engineering)
  • Hydraulics and pumps knowledge
  • Mechanical parts, hydraulics, and mechanical system design        


This is a Direct Hire, permanent position paying $50,000+ commissions.


TO APPLY: please complete an online application at and email an up to date resume (in a Word Document or other editable format such as a PDF) to:  and include the job title (Outside Sales Rep, J075) on the subject line. If your experience and skills match the job requirements we will contact you to continue the screening/interview process.

Express Office: Virginia Beach
4530 Professional Circle
Suite 1B
Virginia Beach, VA 23455