Sakrete Sales Specialist (Bilingual - Spanish) - Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX, US, 75201

APG Retail


Job ID:  490135


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     


Job Summary


  • Responsible for covering big box retail stores for Oldcastle, APG in the assigned territory.

  • Provide outstanding support to Department, Store and District Managers for our external customers, as well as aid and support to the retail team.

  • Plans, organizes and achieves a consistent daily and weekly customer schedule, i.e. “store visits” in the most efficient manner to meet customer needs and expectations and maintain cost effectiveness.

  • Focus on learning the Sakrete and Amerimix building material lines, this includes not only technical aspects, but a working knowledge of actual application, thus becoming a champion of the brand while learning the key aspects of competitive brands.

  • Built strong relationships with Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers linked to Building Materials, the Pro Desk staff (PASA in THD and PSS in Lowe’s) and their supervisors in all stores in the assigned territory.

  • Identify and partner with the regional Pro Outside Sales personnel and their supervisors, being PAR’s in THD and PSM’s in Lowe’s.

  • Provide front-line assistance to all parties in Special Order needs, sales, and processing.

  • Assist all Pro Desks and outside pro sales with bulk orders / direct shipments as necessary.

  • Become the Pro Customer Building Materials “most trusted advisor” by identifying and building relationships with each assigned store’s larger pro or light commercial users of Sakrete and Amerimix products.

  • Help educate and promote specialty Sakrete products that will better benefit the productivity of the larger users or provide better construction solutions in areas of concrete repair or resurfacing.

  • Be aware of light commercial and commercial projects near the stores in the assigned territory and perform job-site visits to promote Sakrete solutions available on the store shelves.

  • Think “outside the box” in hunting potential users of Sakrete and Amerimix materials in the areas surrounding the stores in the assigned territory and share your findings with the Pro Desks or outside Pro Sales representatives.

  • Participates in regional company training classes and events.

  • Leads and/or participates in a wide variety of customer events, demonstration clinics, product knowledge classes, contractor events, weekend special events, promo events, associate training, and community outreach programs. 

  • Assist the Retail Merchant team in the building and installation of product displays and new store resets.

  • Provides suggestions and shares ideas with supervisor and team to maximize shelf space.

  • Above all, being a team player.


Job Requirements


  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible, adjusting priorities or projects to changing needs and timetables.

  • Fluent in Spanish is required.

  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.

  • Strong communication skills – oral, written, presentation – as well as ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels in the organization. 

  • Ability to interact with diverse personalities in the field, from store associates to contractors. 

  • Strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail. 

  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable personal vehicle to travel to and from customer locations and local Oldcastle businesses as needed.

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.

  • Proficient with the use of basic hand and power tools.

  • Daily travel to and from company locations and/or customer locations; some overnight travel required.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jan 26, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales