Careers

Lester Sales Company is seeking individuals that are looking for a rewarding career.

Current Job Openings:

Territory Manager for Eastern Missouri / Southern Illinois –
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Warehouse –
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Territory Manager – Eastern Missouri / Southern Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Outside sales calling on new and existing distributor clients, end users and engineers.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Lester Sales vendor offerings.
  • Identify leads, manage prospects and acquire new business.
  • Determine customer needs and propose appropriate service and product offerings.
  • Meet or exceed the business sales goals.
  • Prepare and deliver sales proposals/presentations and follow up with key decision makers.
  • Utilize the requisite vendor and Lester CRM platforms on a daily basis, scheduling and documenting activities, and developing an accurate pipeline and prospective customer profiles.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of market behavior and competitive trends and respond accordingly.
  • Regularly meet with Sales Supervisor to review weekly sales activities, progress on goals, and status of prospective customers.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements / Skills:

  • Must present and communicate in a professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be organized with good time management skills.
  • Possess proven analytical/problem solving solutions for the customer and the company.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • Experience in developing and executing territory sales strategies.
  • Possess strong presentation, negotiation, and closing skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals.

Qualifications:

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Sales or related field preferred.
  • Five years of experience in a customer-facing sales role (business to business).
  • Good Driving record, able to meet Lester Sales driving qualifications.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.

Warehouse

We are seeking a reliable, full time employee to work in our Indianapolis warehouse. The potential candidate would be responsible for performing these duties along with other daily tasks:

  • Assist shipping and receiving unloading trucks and checking in merchandise
  • Prepares orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; placing orders in delivery area
  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to organizational standards
  • Maintains inventory controls by collecting stock location orders, printing request, recording amounts of materials or items received or distributed through a computer. May also assist in counting of physical inventory
  • Prepare parcels for mailing and shipping
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and work stations neat; Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times
  • Wear the proper safety equipment

The potential should meet these requirements and have these basic skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 1-2 years previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Good communication, organizational, time management mathematical skills
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50lbs

 

If you are interested in one of our current or future openings, please provide your resume and we will contact you shortly.