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Title:  Outside Sales Representative - Construction/Concrete Products


Bossier City, LA, US, 71111

Division:  Sales
Job ID:  6852

it’s what’s inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Flexible/hybrid work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Effectively communicate detailed information on products and services provided to both established and potential customers
  • Prepare sales orders, detailed quotes, and assist with weekly sales reports while maintaining an expense account/cash drawer
  • Provide detailed product quotes for construction projects
  • Understands the scope of work and accurately communicates the information to sales
  • Performs rebar material takeoffs
  • Attend sales meetings, training and activities; to include performing additional duties as needed
  • Collaborate with management team to deliver Gross Margin that exceeds the business plan
  • Demonstrate all phases of the sales cycle, including prospecting, acquiring, identifying and qualifying customers
  • Organize joint sales calls with vendors and senior sales staff while generating new business and revenue through cold calling
  • Telephone and face to face contact with customers providing recommendations, price/job quoting, and entering sales orders
  • Track open sales orders and process tickets to the CMC billing department while maintaining cash drawer and processing cash reports
  • Other duties as assigned in general support of the organization

What You'll Need

  • Must be able to use personal vehicle for occasional deliveries
  • Effective listening and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Technical expertise and knowledge of company products
  • Must be self-driven with an ability to respond quickly to client requests and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read blueprints and contracts
  • Initiative and drive in pursuing customers and building long term working relationships
  • Meet critical deadlines and handle changing priorities
  • Negotiation and phone skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle difficult customers with diplomacy and tact
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Scheduling/Planning

Your Education

  • Bachelors degree preferred

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Shreveport

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