Outside Sales Representative

Southfield, Michigan, United Statesthyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Possible
Job field:Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/03/28
Job number:US_RS_05351
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Your responsibilities

Looking for an Outside Sales Representative (Detroit, MI Territory) to join our GROWING Copper and Brass Sales force!

Key Accountabilities:

  • Determine key buying influences at existing and potential customers and establish a working relationship.
  • Develop a market plan for territory with quantifiable goals and objectives supported by action plans and benchmarks for measuring progress.
  • Assist inside sales on special accounts and/or projects.
  • Provide assistance to credit managers as required.
  • Schedule and perform sales calls and/or visits.
  • Estimate customer’s usage of products and estimates of business units participation.
  • Conduct training sessions on product and services with both customers and business unit employees.
  • Follow the transaction pricing that deviates from the business units pricing and report significant occurrences and trends to management.
  • Communicate customer product and quality requirements to inside sales and operations.
  • Recommend additions/deletions to product catalog and company services.
  • Initiate and monitor inventory requirements.
  • Provide recommendations regarding current/potential advertising.
  • Continually increase knowledge of company products, services and procedures.
  • Continual maintenance and updating of customer database.
  • Daily downloading, review and follow up of quotes.
  • Daily review of daily sales for customer thank you and order review.
  • Meets TKMNA 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:

  • 2-year college degree or equivalent experience
  • 1 year public/customer interaction
  • 1-year sales experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Completion/working towards 4-year degree (sales, business, marketing)
  • 3-5 years sales experience
  • Metallurgy training and/or experience
  • Public speaking experience
  • Computer literate.

Your benefits

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Company Vehicle
  • Computer Equipment
  • Company Cell Phone
  • Remote Opportunity
  • Competitive Base + Commission
  • 401K Match
  • Growth potential within position - grow your territory
  • Educational Reimbursement Opportunity

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!


Liz Harry, Corporate Recruiter for Sales Professionals (Salary)


thyssenkrupp Materials N.A. | One Source Group (O.S.G.)


Base Salary + Commission

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

thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

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

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



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.

Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.

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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