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Consolidated Electrical Distributors Outside Sales in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Job title: Outside Sales

Job ID: 202109850003

Department: Cedar Rapids - 3E

Location: IA-Cedar Rapids



We are seeking a motivated, self-starting, Industrial sales professional. The perfect candidate will be a relationship builder with the technical capabilities to sell into the industrial market. If you are organized, and like to work independently, we are looking for you.

Reports to: PC Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

· Extensive, demonstrable knowledge of electrical products and their functions

· Minimum 3 years sales experience

· Ability to travel and make sales calls at customer locations

· Ability to comprehend, read, and communicate in English both orally and in writing

· Valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets CED required standards

· Math skills including calculating percentages, decimals, and discount multipliers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in industrial electrical distribution business. College degree or equivalent work experience a plus but not required. NAED EPEC a plus. Previous outside sales experience is a plus.

  • Must possess excellent communication skills.

  • A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required.

Working Conditions:

Conditions vary based on the customer location and may include construction, warehouse, manufacturing, office, or external environments. Some activities may include walking, standing, climbing in various conditions including extreme heat or cold. Essential functions will require travel to customer locations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Essential Job Functions:

· Develop relationships with new and existing customers

· Research and analyze the local market, analyze customer potential, and determine target accounts

· Learn customer needs and expectations by asking questions and understanding the applications in order to make product recommendations

· Provide information to maximize sales

CED is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability | Veteran

Other Compensation:

The following additional compensation may be applicable for this position:

  • Commission


Benefits available for this position are:

  • Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision Care for full-time positions

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)