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Building Supply Counter Sales Associate- Summersville, WV

Summersville, WV, US, 26651

Central Supply Inc



Job ID:  482373


The name Central Supply Company, a CRH company, has been synonymous with “service” for over 100 years and four generations. We serve our customers in communities throughout north, central and southern West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania and western Maryland. While we strive to promote our main product lines of Ready-Mixed Concrete, Concrete Block, Concrete Pumping, Insulated Concrete Forms, Brick and Builders’ Materials, our number one goal is to forge partnerships with our customers through hard work and service. In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the second largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number three cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Position Overview 

This Building Supply Counter Sales Associate - Summersville, WV position is primarily responsible for handling all location specific counter sales transactions of products and services provided by the Company to walk in customers and over the phone orders. Other duties will include but not limited to coordination and communication with Procurement Manager, Sales Manager, Building Supply Manager, Commercial Sales Estimator, and Outside Sales Team on costing, quoting and follow up of project related building supply and accessory products. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Process orders, provide pricing information, recommend product substitutes, coordinate orders and delivery of products and expedite sales orders as and when required
  • Sell distributor products and services
  • Determine and disseminate customer pricing and availability information
  • Recognize when special pricing is required and work with Management to provide competitive quotes
  • Understand product applications and assist customers in their selections
  • Know distributor inventory including substitutes as well as local competitor information
  • Interact with Outside Sales, the Sales Manager, Purchasing and marketing for exchanging customer required information and customer feedback
  • Stays up to date and informed on products and their uses
  • Set up new customers and maintain existing customer data in system
  • Coordinate with accounting and warehouse department in daily sales processing, including customer pickup from the warehouse or customer delivery
  • Keep all counter and show room displays current and neat.
  • Maintain clean counter and sales area
  • Understand and abide by company policies and procedures
  • Perform warehouse operations as needed 
  • Operation of Forklift and Loaders as needed
  • Load and unload products as necessary to satisfy external and internal customer needs
  • Develop marketing scenarios to increase location and overall sales opportunities
  • Project Bid follow up and coordination with internal stakeholders and successful bidder for maximizing material sales opportunity


Other Requirements 

  • Provide quick and efficient service to obtain maximum sales while focusing on customer satisfaction
  • Be able to address customer questions and give information that a customer needs to make decisions for their sale
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude towards co-workers, supervisors, and the general public
  • Follow strict adherence to Company safety policies
  • Must be willing to work weekends and off-site trade shows
  • Conduct follow up calls on orders with the customer to ensure customer satisfaction or resolve any issues
  • Communicate effectively with the customers regarding any relevant procedures and policies which might be beneficial to them
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required or assigned
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all company employees
  • Overtime will be required during peak season



  • Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Six to twelve months of related experience is preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Microsoft Office and/or accounting software experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate sufficiently with diverse groups to solve problems, exchange ideas, and to give and receive detailed verbal instructions
  • Ability to speak effectively and professionally to customers or employees of organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving defined variables in standardized situations
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception while performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving machinery and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet, and extreme heat or cold conditions


What CRH 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


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!


Central Supply Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  May 30, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Charleston

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, Warehouse, Forklift, Sales, Operations, Manufacturing