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Route Sales Representative

Koorsen Fire & Security Akron, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

Becoming the leader in the fire and security industry takes talent—yours. We are looking for a Fire Extinguisher/Suppression Sales/Service Technician in the Akron, OH area to join our best of the best team as we drive the industry forward and pursue excellence in everything we do. If you’re up to the challenge, we want to talk to you.

At Koorsen, we don’t provide jobs, we provide careers. A career at Koorsen includes competitive pay, a great health package, an annual bonus program, life insurance, continuous learning offerings, matching 401k, paid holidays, generous PTO, tuition reimbursement, career growth opportunities, and much more.

Summary: Primarily a route sales and service position responsible for sale, inspection, service, and installation of General Products including Fire Extinguishers, Exit and Emergency Lighting, Kitchen Suppression, and Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Systems.

Fire Extinguisher & Hose Inspection, Service, Installation, and Sales:
Install and Service Fire Extinguishers properly
Complete paperwork in a legible, timely, and professional manner, filling paperwork out in its entirety
Document Deficiencies and recommendations made to customer and follow up when necessary

Restaurant Suppression & Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Systems Inspection, Service, Installation, & Sales:
Check Hood Fire Suppression and Dry Chemical System nozzle position, type, & flow points
Remove Cylinders, carrying suppression cylinders up and down ladders for installation, inspection, & service
Check/test for proper suppression system operation via pull station, test links, or other types of detection.
Check piping/conduit runs and correct problems when needed
Check cartridge for proper weight
Perform installation of new restaurant hood fire suppression systems

Exit Light Inspection, Service and Sales:
Thoroughly inspect a facility and properly maintenance/service all fixtures.
Complete paperwork in its entirety
Document Deficiencies and recommendations made to customer

Sales/Service Route Scheduling, Preparation, and Development:
Perform effective sales calls and “cold calls” , visiting businesses to generate new sales & service leads
Follow up on new sales leads and potential customers to generate new revenue
Contact customers to schedule convenient & efficient service dates & times
Map out route to assure mileage, fuel, time, and service efficiency
Assure that all monthly route work orders are completed in a timely manner
Maintain proper stock on vehicle to service route efficiently and effectively
Assure that all necessary tools are maintained on vehicle

Driving and General Vehicle Maintenance:
Drive company vehicle to job site in a safe and professional manner
Follow all traffic laws along with guidelines as outlined in Koorsen Driving Policy
Wash truck when necessary and keep inside of truck clean and organized
Report damaged/broken truck equipment to management and assure repair is done

GENERAL: Always
• Follow Koorsen Policies and Procedures
• Complete all duties as assigned by management in a timely manner

Education and Experience requirements:

Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Must be well versed in the safe use of general hand tools and power tools
Must have or be able & willing to attain State Fire Extinguisher License if required
Active Driver License, in good standing required
Must meet safe driving policy criteria to be an active company vehicle driver
Must be able to pass drug and background screenings
Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
Must be able to safely climb a ladder to 12 ft.
Must have exceptional customer service skills
Possess strong organizational skills
Ability to schedule and route yourself efficiently
Be able to work independently

Preferred:
Prior sales experience, with emphasis on route sales & route development is highly preferred


 

Company Description
When you join our team, you become part of a well-established organization with a superb reputation for reliability. You become integral to the safety of customers. You build relationships. You become a trusted resource.

We haven’t gotten where we are without high standards and integrity. Which means we insist on as much from our employees and do everything we can to demonstrate it by offering thorough training and promoting from within so that our employees have consistent opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We are famous for our training center - and our wonderful museum!

We’re proud of the service we provide and of the exceptional work environment that makes our success possible.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.
FMLA, EEO and EPPA

Koorsen Fire & Security

Why Work Here?

At Koorsen, we don’t provide jobs, we provide careers. A career at Koorsen includes competitive pay, a great health package, an annual bonus

When you join our team, you become part of a well-established organization with a superb reputation for reliability. You become integral to the safety of customers. You build relationships. You become a trusted resource. We haven’t gotten where we are without high standards and integrity. Which means we insist on as much from our employees and do everything we can to demonstrate it by offering thorough training and promoting from within so that our employees have consistent opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We are famous for our training center - and our wonderful museum! We’re proud of the service we provide and of the exceptional work environment that makes our success possible. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. FMLA, EEO and EPPA

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