Sales Representative

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Company: Carboline
Location: TX - Houston TX
Posted: 9/22/2022
Salary: N/A


Position Summary:

Carboline is seeking a Sales Representative in the Houston, TX area. This person will have the responsibility to sell all assigned company products/services within this territory, by contacting established customers, as well as developing new prospects. Our Sales Representatives need to have a hunter mentality to go after new business, as well as maintaining solid relationships with current customers. Candidates with prior experience working in the industrial paint/coatings industry are preferred!


4-year Business or Technical Degree (preferred) or equivalent experience, 5+ years solid record of accomplishment in direct sales. Previous experience in the paint/coatings industry is preferred. NACE certification is also preferred

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for calling on new and existing customers to build sales volume, to remain abreast of customer requirements, to assess market trends, or to promote new products. Can provide technical assistance when necessary
  • Responsible for securing and renewing orders; works with customer services and sales management to provide servicing levels required by the customer.
  • Builds and maintains a sales program within the territory based on strategic planning including prospecting, new business development, levels of available business and level of repeat business.
  • Works effectively with all company personnel and resources to provide full customer service and assure continuing customer satisfaction.
  • Applies good judgment and prompt follow through on customer complaints, returns, claims or other problems on products / services provided.
  • Gathers and reports significant developments within accounts, prospects competitors and the general market for use by company management in research, analysis and planning purposes.
  • Ability to expand the Carboline footprint with involvement in Rail Market related trade groups, associations, and technical meetings.

Who We Are:

Carboline is a St. Louis-based coatings manufacturer with a global reach. The company, founded in 1947, produces high-quality performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products in more than 20 manufacturing facilities around the world. Carboline has been ranked a top workplace for seven years in a row, so culture and maintaining a safe and clean work environment is something we take very seriously.

Carboline is part of RPM International Inc., a $6.1 billion, multinational company with subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services. From homes and workplaces to infrastructure and precious landmarks, RPM's market-leading brands are trusted by consumers and professionals alike to help build a better world.

If you want to be part of a growing global organization with opportunity for growth, we would like to meet you.

What We Offer:

We offer a team atmosphere that fosters cooperation and creativity; a management team committed to employee development and an environment where people are empowered to make decisions. Our career opportunities offer unlimited earnings potential and our comprehensive benefits package is among the best in the industry which includes affordable benefits, a company match 401K plan and a retirement pension plan.

Carboline is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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