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AGGREGATE SALES REPRESENTATIVE


Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Metro Materials
Location: Portland, OR Hiring Manager: Jarred R Walker
Closing Date: 12/31/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $0 - $0 /month    
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.

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.
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed.
- Other duties assigned as needed.
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.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.
- Ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime.
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers.
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com 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.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

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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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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