Sales Representative


Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Columbia City, Indiana

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

As part of the USA Aluminum Sales team, the Sales Representative is responsible for growing and sustaining General/House accounts.  Provides excellent customer care through relationship building, customer service, and accurate, timely review and processing of quotes for customer requests.

This position could be seated in any of these facilities: Evansville, IN, Columbia City, IN, or Salisbury, NC

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Manage the growth and maintenance of general/house customer accounts, to include:
    • Effectively directing sales responsibility for target accounts.
    • Consistently establishing strong working relationships with the customer base to meet or exceed their expectations.
    • Continuously soliciting and developing the sale of additional products via telephone or and in person.
    • Assuming accountable for meeting/exceeding sales and gross profit targets for assigned accounts. 
    • Continuously prospecting for new customers.
    • Ensuring accurate and timely trip reporting and internal communication with management utilizing CRM.
    • Proactively identifying decision makers among target accounts to initiate the sales process.
  • Ensure excellent customer service is provide to customers, to include:
    • Effectively fielding customer sales calls.
    • Continuously providing courteous and responsive feedback to customers.
    • Consistently establishing positive working relationship with end customers.
    • Regularly and effectively visiting customers at their facilities for the purpose of selling, building customer rapport and/or training.

Pyrotek is a great place to work!

  • Regular performance and salary reviews
  • Great team oriented and collaborative team members & management
  • Competitive compensation and benefit plans
  • Collaborative, innovative, and team environment

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Associate degree in a related technical field, plus two (2) years of inside sales or engineering support in a technical or process related industry, preferably within the aluminum or foundry industries; or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.  

Valid driver’s license required.


Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.

Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions. Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar. Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs.

Customer Service.  Proven ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations, respond promptly to customer needs, solicit customer feedback to improve service, and respond to requests for service and assistance.  Consistently meet commitments.

Computer/Applications Skills. Proficient computer skills using a variety of software applications systems. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, particularly including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems is desired.

Technical Skills.  Ability/knowledge to review specifications in review of customer quotes and customer order accuracy. Technical mindset and the ability to understand calculations and materials. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.  Ability to read mechanical drawings.

Core Business Skills. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Ability to work independently, without significant direction to organize, prioritize work and make appropriate decisions in scope of responsibility as well ability to use resources effectively to “figure it out”. Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy.

Professional Investment. Demonstrated commitment to own personal professional development and learning. Demonstrated ability to grow technical/product knowledge.

Travel.  Local travel by car required up to 20%.  Ability to maintain motor vehicle driving record in good standing, as defined by Pyrotek’s driving record requirements.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by a team member to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

Must be able to sit for long periods-of-time, bend and reach, use stairs, lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and communicate effectively in English by telephone, in person and in writing. Effectively use a personal computer, office equipment and telephone.

Working Environment

While performing the essential responsibilities of this position, team member works within an office and the manufacturing environment. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required within the manufacturing environment. Team member while in the manufacturing environment is regularly exposed to noise, heat and cold environmental conditions.  Local travel by car up to 20% required.

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