Ryerson Inside Sales Representative - Houston in Houston, Texas

Position Description: At Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., we have been around for 175 years and it’s not just because of the high-quality product we provide, but because of the dedicated, ambitious and hard-working individuals who drive outstanding customer service on a consistent, day-to-day basis. In this case, correlation IS causation, and is a major reason why Ryerson is experiencing both domestic and international growth on a grand scale within the metals industry.

We’re looking for a team player, a go-getter, an enthusiastic communicator, thoughtful listener and someone with a desire to grow and succeed on our winning team in Houston, TX as an Inside Sales Representative.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • We’re looking for people who enjoy putting their best foot forward and love leaving a great first impression. You’ll get a chance to do this interacting with our diverse customer base that is made up of both large and small businesses.

  • We seek out those who consider themselves a people-person; someone who loves the opportunity to build strong relationships and enjoy lending a helpful hand. We also provide the opportunity to build comradery with your peers and leaders.

  • Our Inside Sales Reps have direct influence on how they best help our customers. Whether it is responding to requests for a quotation, material needs, technical inquiries, and/or product solutions, our Inside Sales team members can leave each day knowing they had a meaningful impact on customers seeking our help.

  • Helping our customers get the right stuff at the right time is a process. With strong communication skills, your role will be essential to driving an outstanding customer experience. From creating customer requests to delivery of their product, the ability to empathize and resolve any issues that may arise in between will make customers even more appreciative.

  • Do you love being a member of a winning team? We are looking for someone who can be a team player by understanding, meeting and exceeding sale plans and goals.

  • We’re looking for someone who gets excited about the thrill of the chase; someone who can roll up their sleeves, pick up the phone and seek out new customers or grow undersold accounts.

  • We work together as a team and want to provide everyone the opportunity to fully participate in special projects that come our way.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Prior sales or industry experience required

  • Knowledge of metal fabrication is preferred

  • Excellent professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills required

  • Basic math skills including conversions, Algebra and Geometry; mechanical aptitude

  • Proficiency within Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word) required; experience within CRM tools (i.e. Salesforce.com) and SAP, AS400 or BlueZone operating platforms beneficial

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a rapidly changing environment

  • High energy, positive attitude, competitive, goal-oriented, driven with a passion to excel

  • Flexible and solutions-oriented

  • High degree of business ethics

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 4489

Functional Area: Sales - Inside

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Location: TX-Houston

Department: Sales - Inside

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Relocation Provided: No