Outside Sales Representative

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Job Description

The Outside Sales Representative is the heart and soul of our drive to dominate the plastics distribution industry.

  • You will have an extraordinary opportunity to sell a distinct value proposition that is unparalleled in the marketplace.
  • You will represent the most extensive selection of trusted brands, a solution-oriented strategy, and an unmatched commitment to our customers.

“Polymershapes is a great place to work because of the people. I am surrounded by men and women who are great at their jobs, passionate about what they do and incredibly smart. I am constantly learning about the industry, different market segments, products and business. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t learn something new.” Jackie D., OSR, Salt Lake City

Position Description:

An Outside Sales Representative leverages consultative sales techniques and matches our value-proposition to customers’ needs. An OSR creates and executes sales and marketing plans by working with support teams to achieve revenue generation. Proactively develops customer and supplier relationships in order to penetrate diverse markets and drive revenue generation.

  • Understand market dynamics
  • Strategize territory coverage and call upon key accounts (current and prospective) regularly
  • Cultivate customer and supplier relationships
  • Thoroughly understand our value-proposition and match it to customer needs
  • Coordinate sales efforts with the inside sales force to proactively increase market share
  • Develop technical knowledge to be resource for customer base
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational, follow-up and listening skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Documented success in exceeding sales goals & objectives
  • Proven track record of successful customer acquisition and business development
  • Understanding of and demonstrated ability to apply value pricing principles to optimize profitability
  • Ability to work in a team-selling environment
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • High School Diploma or GED required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA or BS Degree (Business, Sales, Marketing, etc.) or substantial equivalent business experience
  • Plastics/industrial distribution experience
  • Territory management experience


If you have a passion to excel in an organization that requires the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, join the Polymershapes team!

Company Description

Polymershapes, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the premier distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, and associated products, with over 70 years of industry-leading heritage. Through our network of 75 stocking facilities, located throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Chile, we provide thousands of diverse customers and industries access to extensive local inventory from world-class supplier partners.

We have plastic distribution’s most knowledgeable and highly trained sales and customer service team. We offer expert conversion capabilities including cut-to-size sheets, film reel conversion and CNC routing and machining. We consistently deliver innovative solutions to delight our customers. At Polymershapes, You’re the Center of All We Do!

We are looking for passionate leaders who bring initiative, creativity, and put the customer at the center of all they do!


Polymershapes is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect, compassion and dignity. All employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, compensation, training, and job transitions, at the Company will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
To fulfill our obligations, we will not practice, tolerate, nor condone discrimination because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employees must respect the uniqueness and dignity of one another and the customers we serve. We shall uphold this commitment at all times and adhere to all national, state and local laws pertaining to employment.