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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Mid-Valley Aggregates
Location: Salem, OR Hiring Manager: Fred R Sondermayer
Closing Date: 04/27/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

Knife River has an excellent opportunity for an Aggregate Sales Representative in Salem, OR.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Maintain regular contact with current and potential customers.
- Review plans and specifications prior to bidding, calculate and quote material prices to customers.
- Track and document market data relating to product and price.
- Perform on-going market analysis.
- Entertain customers, resolve customer complaints and questions, and assist in collections.
- Assist in production schedules by timely communication of customers' project schedules.
- Will require active involvement in trade and community associations.
- Back-up location dispatchers during peak times.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Sales experience and familiarity with construction industry or aggregate sales required. - Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
- Must have the ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of personality types and accept rejection.
- Requires good math, verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be a self starter and be able to organize and manage time effectively and handle difficult situations.
- A neat, professional appearance and a good driving record are required.
- Prefer someone with knowledge of local market area.
How To Apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Aggregate Sales Representative position:

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