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Sales & Service Representative - Norfolk, NE

Norfolk, NE, US, 68701

Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc.



Job ID:  327959

Founded 150 years ago by a Civil War veteran and pioneer, Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc., A CRH Company, is a major regional supplier of concrete and building materials with 15 locations across Nebraska and Iowa, serving areas in central and northeastern Nebraska, southeastern South Dakota, and western Iowa. 


Position Overview


The Salesperson interacts and establishes rapport with current and prospective customers relating to the quotation, sale, and delivery of product and to promote the interests of Lyman-Richey, a CRH Company. Maintains business relationships with customers, ensuring their needs are met in a timely manner.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Determine order status and customer intentions and relay pertinent information to appropriate departments and personnel.

  • Solicit current and prospective customers’ orders for the sale and delivery of product.

  • Consult with customers to assure order accuracy and appropriate use of product(s) ordered.

  • Calculate order quantity to aid Production Department in adjusting delivery schedules and assure accuracy for customer.

  • Attend pre-construction or pre-placement meetings to take notes and relay information to appropriate departments and personnel.

  • Address customer inquiries or concerns related to Gerhold Concrete products and services.

  • Diagnose and resolve various types of product problems and yield discrepancies.

  • Perform rudimentary takeoffs from plans and specifications at customers’ locations or On-line (internet) services.

  • Attend industry related functions as directed.

  • Initiate and complete all standard forms and documents.

  • Accept and perform occasional reassignment of duties within or outside of Sales Department.

  • Communicate frequently with Production and other departments as needed.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • 2 - 3 years of experience preferred.

  • Prior work in: Dispatcher (Central or Plant); Quality Control Technician; Professional Concrete/Delivery Driver; or Sales and Service Representative for construction products.


Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Basic level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheet software, and Microsoft Word, word processing software.  Ability to effectively communicate using e-mail.  Working knowledge of order entry system.

  • Ability to perform basic math computations relating to product properties, and pricing. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Report to the workplace dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.

  • Must be willing to travel, have flexible time availability and work away from home when required. 

  • Upon employment, seek ACI certification


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.


CRH Americas 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Gerhold Concrete Company Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Date Posted:  Oct 1, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Sioux City

Job Segment: Sales Rep, Outside Sales, Sales