Contract Sales Representative

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Entry Level (0-2 years)
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/09/18
Job number:US_RS_06648
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Your responsibilities

ATTENTION: Contract Sales Professionals, we are looking to add a team member to our growing Copper and Brass Sales Force in Hoffman Estates!

We are looking for the right team member that will accurately provide price and delivery for all our products to our customers in a timely and courteous fashion, utilizing organization and negotiating techniques, and applying resourcefulness and strong attention to detail while converting inquiries into orders. Answer customer questions concerning products/ services and their purchase orders. Prepare miscellaneous reports and any contract maintenance needed in a timely and effective manner.

  • Respond to customer calls, faxes, and e-mails.
  • Generate and follow up on quotes for all products.
  • Process sales orders.
  • Enter return orders, credits, and debits when required.
  • Enter scrap return order as requested by distribution channels.
  • Assist Outside Sales in obtaining customer forecasts as needed.
  • Accurately implement and maintain firm metal agreements when necessary.
  • Manage customer specific inventories as needed.
  • Satisfy customer service issues.
  • Continuously increase knowledge of company products, services, and procedures.
  • Work in team environment, communicating as required with all personnel.
  • Traveling as needed to meet company goals.
  • Monitor competitor products and prices.
  • Assist in quality related duties where required.
  • Meets thyssenkrupp Materials North America Employee Attributes/Competencies.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or comparable experience
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and effective listening skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1 to 2 years sales experience
  • Knowledge of products being sold by the business unit.
  • Experience working within an SAP system.

Your benefits

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Full Health Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Reimbursement Opportunity
  • 401K
  • Discount Marketplace Savings
  • And much, much more....APPLY TODAY TO LEARN MORE!!!

We value people as our greatest resource and offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, employer-matched 401(k) plan, paid time off and an array of employee purchasing incentives.

If you are interested in furthering your education, we have awesome reimbursement programs for graduate, undergraduate, trade school and more!


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link:  California Job Applicant Notice of Collection


$51,300 base salary (bonus/commission eligible after 6-9 months in the position)

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

Copper and Brass Sales is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at


With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

Copper and Brass Sales is a distributor and processor of aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze and more quality materials serving markets across North America, including Canada and Mexico. By providing customers what they want, when they need it, Copper and Brass Sales is able to help them succeed in today’s challenging global business environment. The company’s focus on the Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical, Medical and Oil & Gas Industries allows them to offer these market segments expertise specific to their needs. The daily commitment of its employees to provide premium service focused on the customer first has earned Copper and Brass Sales the position of a respected leader in the nonferrous metals industry for over 80 years.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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