Midwest Bearing Sales Person

US-Des Moines
1 month ago
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Want to be a part of a leading global, manufacturing company that is creating innovative structural solutions in the agricultural industry and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where quality, reliability, and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  


Then come join a team that is taking it to the next level – Lemar Industries!


Who We Are:


LeMar Industries is a subsidiary of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, offering complete grain handling and storage solutions.  With precision in-house engineering and detailing using the latest CAD technology, we deliver customized reliability and quality to customer’s exacting standards.  We do this by listening and giving customers exactly what suits their needs and we don’t stop there!  Ours is a lifetime partnership that starts before the order and continues into installation, implementation, and beyond.  From catwalks and towers to conveyors and temp storage, LeMar serves industries including grain, fertilizer, seed, feed and aggregate & mining, providing quality and reliability like no other for over 35 years!  Come experience the expertise and excellence that comes with leading-edge solutions – and join us in our mission in developing new technologies that help feed the world!


Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


What We Offer:


  • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k & Profit Sharing
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role!

What You’ll Do:


As the Midwest Bearing Sales Person, you will support the retail sales store through handling customer inquiries, product issues, and sales ordering fulfillment.

Specific Responsibilities

  • You will handle walk-in, email, and telephone inquiries, issues, and orders from customers regarding replacement machine/equipment parts to meet the customer’s expectations.
  • You will place orders for items out of stock for fast delivery or pickup.
  • You will prepare and process sales contracts/slips and payment ensuring accuracy with the purchase.
  • You will determine the type of replacement parts required based on customer requests/description of malfunctions, inspecting old parts/pieces brought into the store, etc.
  • You will serve as a backup for the Warehouse/Inventory position as needed to label, put-a-way, and ship parts as needed to meet


  • Education: High School diploma, or the equivalent, is preferred for this role.
  • Experience: 7+ years of bearing type experience on the job or with special projects/hobbies required. Also seeking 2+ years of retail experience preferably in a bearings environment
  • Functional Skills: Excellent customer service, attention to detail, mathematical, and order processing skills. Also seeking strong agriculture-type manufacturing, farming, tractor, or other related expertise dealing with the troubleshooting and replacement of bearings.  Position requires someone extremely mechanically inclined to understand bearing issues and know the replacement part(s) required  
  • Technological Aptitude/Other: Strong PC skills required; JD Edwards ERP system experience would be a plus
  • Behaviors: Self-independent and driven are key behaviors needed. This is a small group, so the right person will need to be able to get their work done and be flexible to fill in for others as needed; also need a responsible and mature person to manage the day to day business needs effectively.
  • Culture Match: Must exhibit patience, integrity, professionalism, and will manage various diverse customers coming in, calling, etc. at the same time

Other Important Information:     


Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise. 


This position is eligble for some bonus programs (noted above)!   And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


Reports To:       Store Manager  


Store hours:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Core Hours:   7:00 am (to Open) – 5:30 pm (close); shift fluctuates between these hours

Typical Days: M-F; occasionally packages come in on Saturday that need to be rushed. 

Overall Weekly Hours On Average:   40


Typical Work Week:  M-F; with some extra hours, as needed; occasionally packages come in on Saturday that need to be rushed. 


Direct Reports:    None  


Travel:   None                                                                                                                                                                                                             


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