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Outside Sales Representative - NY

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Company Name:Huttig Building Products, Inc.
Employment Type:Full Time
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Are you looking for a satisfying career in which you can take pride in knowing that the quality of your work provides the building blocks for the success of the company?

Huttig is one of nation's largest wholesale distributors of specialty building products and millwork for light commercial, residential construction and remodeling. With a vast selection of some of the industry's top building products and millwork- including doors, windows, columns, decking, and more- we provide our dealers with top-of-the-line products from the best supplier brands in the country.

We are seeking an experienced team member to join our Sales team. We offer a competitive salary with annual pay reviews, affordable high-quality healthcare, company paid holidays and vacation, 401(k) retirement savings plan, and career advancement opportunities.

What are you waiting for? Join the Huttig Team and be a part of building the American Dream.


Responsible for growing sales in territory- selling building materials, millwork, and other building products to building supply centers, lumber yards, as well as, national pro dealers chains. Captures new customer sales, promotes products with builders and architects to achieve pull through business.


  • Compile list of prospective customers for use as sales leads
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders
  • Display or demonstrates product line
  • Travel with dealer representative to job sites to do product take offs on site, or according to architect plans
  • Quote prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained
  • Estimate date of delivery to customer
  • Prepare and generate business transaction reports and keeps expense accounts
  • Work closely with inside sales representatives, buyers, and product managers
  • Coordinate and perform customer training
  • Ensure that new customer data and other sales data for current customers is entered into computer database
  • Develop and maintain relationships with purchasing contacts
  • Investigate and resolve customer problems
  • Attends trade shows
  • Prepare an annual sales budget with guidance from sales management
  • Visit job sites to work with customers on pull through sales opportunities
  • Performs market research on new product opportunities
  • Additional duties may be assigned


  • 3-5 years experience in sales role, preferably in building products industry
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent from two year college or technical school; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have industry experience
  • Microsoft Suite' Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint (Intermediate and Advanced).
  • A valid drivers license in state of residence required
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference
  • Ability to apply concepts such as discounts, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to define problems; collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; operate a motor vehicle, use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Proper safety equipment such as protective eyewear, earplugs, steel toe shoes may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bilingual candidates, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply!

Huttig maintains an alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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