Residential Flooring Sales Representative

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POST DATE 9/6/2019
END DATE 10/1/2019

Milliken & Company Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people?s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, we work around the world to add value to people?s lives, improve health and safety, and make the world more sustainable. We have a global presence with 39 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France and China. In addition, sales and service operations are located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about the uniqueness of Milliken, visit our website at
Milliken's Residential Carpet Business is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Sales Representative. The Sales Representative will report directly to the National Sales Manager. Specifically, the territory encompasses Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The position will be located in a home office within the region, preferably in Philadelphia.

Key Responsibilities:
Build solid and trustworthy relationships with specialty flooring retailers enabling Milliken
to greatly increase their market and business share in the territory.
Daily sales calls on existing customers with the special emphasis on the sale of samples / displays, rolls, and area rugs.
Ensure product knowledge training and provide product consultation.
Must continually prospect for viable new accounts while developing a keen awareness of what is happening within the designated geographic area.
Provide retailers with business and product consultations to increase sales in their markets.
Prepare reports of business transactions and sales reports showing sales volume and potential sales.
Prepare and communicate sales reports outlining actual sales information and goals, competitive market conditions and product needs.
Analyze and control travel and entertainment expenditures as well as sample budget to conform to the budgetary requirements.

B.S./B.A. desired
2+ years direct sales experience
Well-developed communication and execution management skills.
Must be a self-starter, experience with working from home office with limited supervision.
Must possess very strong personal presence and interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Management

Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability