NGK Spark Plugs

  • Job Locations US-CA
    Job Title
    MI-Sales Representative
    Job ID
    2018-1267
    Category
    Sales
    Department
    Aftermarket
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    Essential Duties:

    • Perform outside sales functions for NGK Spark Plugs.
    • Assist Sales Manager as necessary with assigned tasks.
    • Work with Sales Manager to accomplish special projects as assigned.
    • Update inventories of existing accounts; this includes restocking and labeling shelves/bins with NGK products and adding new part numbers to inventory lists.
    • Assist customers in matching inventory with marketplace.
    • Provide technical knowledge to customers when needed.
    • Create, coordinate and implement promotion/pull-through promotion for the assigned accounts.
    • Continuously train counter persons on NGK products to ensure their technical knowledge is current and they are capable to promote NGK product to end users.
    • Continuously train shop owners and technicians to ensure their technical knowledge of NGK products is current and they are able to promote NGK products to their customers.
    • Update WDs, Jobbers and Shops when new products or product lines are launched
    • Cultivate new customers; introduce them to NGK products; and show them the benefits of selling NGK products.
    • Participate at trade shows; this includes setting up booths, handing out promotional materials, and answering questions concerning NGK products.
    • Complete various reports and other associated paperwork including weekly call logs.
    • Plan/create a Marketing approach to the customers that gives us an opportunity to increase sales.

    Qualifications

    Academic Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

    • HS Diploma, GED or Continuing Education
    • Proficiency in communicating in writing and verbally using the English Language
    • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of 3 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket 
    • Sales and/or Marketing experience preferred
    • Ability to perform business math functions
    • Effective time management 
    • Ability to work independently
    • Skilled in problem solving
    • Proficiency in MS Office suite of products
    • Experienced in using any Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool preferred
    • Possess a valid state driver’s license, proof of insurance and an acceptable driving record

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