The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 03-Dec-2018 to 01-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Precision Doors & Hardware, Alexandria, VA
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Outside Sales Representative who will work in our Precision Doors & Hardware division in Alexandria, Virginia.

Established in 1955 The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC is a privately owned engineering services and specialty distributor-subcontractor. C&B is the premier provider of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building specialties for non-residential building applications throughout the US.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized AP; Door Pro Systems; Contract Hardware of Florida and RDL Supply. Today, we operate from 35 locations and serve customers across the United States.


Outside Sales personnel serve the customers that walk-in; call-in; email; fax; etc. as well as the customer that requires field visits and installation needs. They will assist the request orders, quotes or information for doors, frames and hardware. This job requires excellent communication and problem solving skills. This is a demanding position due to the high volume of walk-in trade and the numerous requests for field sales and service calls in the DC metropolitan market. This position requires a highly driven person that knows the commercial door industry and who is able to think creatively to solve the various challenges in the field. This person will work with others on the Industrial Sales team to discuss the opportunities and to help come up with solutions to best serve the customer.

Essential Functions

  • Service the customers with information, pricing and solutions for their commercial door and hardware needs
  • Provide quotes and sales orders for walk-in; fax; email; installation etc. customers
  • Place orders for special order material
  • Set up deliveries for orders
  • Process paperwork for the industrial sales team
  • Pull hardware for customers
  • Discuss jobs with installers and sub-contractors to make sure work runs smoothly
  • Work with coordinator to schedule jobs
  • Survey and run leads
  • Assist with Inventories
  • Follow up with customers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with the commercial door & hardware industry, required
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Prior experience with sales, a plus
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong customer relation skills
  • Proficient computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Door Hardware, Access Control and Locks

Physical Demands

This position is primarily sedentary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; and reach or lift using hands and arms.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May require driving to customer sites.


Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

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