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Position Announcement: Sales and Service Representative: Lawn & Sports Division
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DATE: September 12, 2013
COMPANY INFO: Grass Roots, Inc. is a service-oriented distributor of Turfgrass maintenance supplies including pesticides, fertilizers, seed, adjuvants, top-dressings and hard goods. The Lawn & Sports Turf Division caters to the landscape and sports turf markets and has a strong presence in both. The Golf Division of Grass Roots caters to the golf market. Grass Roots is proudly celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2013.
DUTIES: Assist in the operation of the Lawn & Sports Turf Division including:
Answer phones to accept and process orders.
Operate forklift at warehouse in shipping & receiving.
Prepare orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; and placing orders in delivery area.
Complete deliveries by driving box truck or van to and from customers.
Maintain truck or van by completing preventive maintenance requirements; arranging for repairs.
Monitor inventory and alert appropriate personnel when products are low.
Provide quality service by following organization standards.
Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, walk-up counter, pallet area, and workstations neat; maintain clean shipping supply area; comply with procedures and rules.
Complete reports by entering required information into computer system.
Assist in Sales of the Lawn & Sports Turf Division including:
Attend local and national trade shows promoting Grass Roots
Handle “store front” sales to walk-up customers
Consult turf managers on agronomic problems
Perform sales calls, deliveries and pick-ups in the Tri-State area
Work week includes every third Saturday (half day) April – June and September - October (with emergency “on-call” November – March).
Work with Golf Division to maximize shared resources and opportunities.
Position reports to Lawn & Sports Turf Division Manager with responsibility also to Assistant Division Manager.
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, medical/dental benefits, profit-sharing plan (beginning in year two), 401K Plan with 4% company match, opportunity for bonus, company vehicle, cell phone reimbursement, expense account (AMEX), association dues and costs incurred in attaining and maintaining Pesticide Licenses.
DEADLINE: When Filled
Gene Huelster, Division Manager
Grass Roots, Inc.
P.O. Box 336
Mount Freedom, NJ 07970