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Outside Sales Representative - Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL, US, 60060

Oldcastle APG
APG Central


Job ID:  352919


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Job Summary  


Northfield is seeking a Sales Representative responsible for the overall sales function of the Dry Mix product lines. This will include maintaining existing business, generating leads, creating new business, increasing customer orders, and developing customer relationships. As a representative of Dry Mix products, you will increase company revenue by growing sales of products within the Illinois and Wisconsin markets 


  • Responsible for maintaining effective relationships with current customers that lead to increased sales and revenue  
  • Responsible for identifying and prospecting for new customers  
  • Work closely with customers and contractors to develop sales strategies  
  • Analyze market trends and develop action plan to capitalize on shifts in market  
  • Prepare sales projects and prospecting activity reports for monthly meetings  
  • Compile dealer's sales data, interpret buying cycles, share results with production to efficiently plan weekly and monthly production plans  
  • Quote prices, credit terms and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained  



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience, training and education  
  • Three years related experience managing a multi-million dollar territory  
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written  
  • High sense of urgency with entrepreneurial qualities  
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs. 
  • Valid driver’s license  
  • Ability to travel 40%




  • Experience within the building materials industry  
  • Ability to navigate through a Customer Relationship Management platform  


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company,  is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jan 5, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales Rep, CRM, Sales, Technology