Industrial Parts Sales -- Georgetown

    • Job Tracking ID: 512711-588144
    • Job Location: Seattle, WA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 21, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Tacoma Screw Products is a distribution company that sells industrial supplies, fasteners and tools to contractors, small and large businesses and individual retail customers since 1946.

We are seeking customer service sales people who are driven to be the best in their field. They love to interact with individuals who want to get the best quality products at the best prices from the most knowledgeable staff. We hire people who take pride in their appearance, their store and their product knowledge. Customer service is number one and so are our people!

We offer family friendly work hours, a full array of benefits (medical/dental/vision; 401K; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays) plus a positive work environment. If you are interested in joining our team, please read the following to see if your skills and interests match our requirements:

This is a full time position (40 hours per week) with benefits and family friendly hours working. This job is located at our Georgetown store located at: 1121 S. Bailey St. Seattle, WA 98108

Job Summary:
This position will assist customers with the selection and application of a wide variety of fasteners, industrial hardware, tools, and maintenance and shop supplies.

Typical industries include transportation-heavy equipment, maintenance and repair departments, sand/gravel pits, and machine shops.

Counter Sales Associate Responsibilities:
Respond to walk-in and telephone customer inquiries including:
Product knowledge, special product requests, product pricing
Writing orders using Prelude software system
Product knowledge consists of:
Identifying customers product
Clarifying requirements and specs
Locating and retrieving products
Finalizing transaction, and
Assisting in the shipment of product if needed
Develops and maintains favorable relationships with new and existing customers
Interacts with existing customers to increase sales of the Company's products and services

We are an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Experience and Skills:

Experience in the retail industry (examples: Counter Sales, Cashier experience, building customer relations)

  • At least one year of retail experience preferred in an industrial setting
  • Must have good keyboarding skills and be able to enter data into a computer terminal in order to complete customer transations.
  • Good math skills are also a plus.
  • Exceptional skills in sales, customer service, and time management.
  • Must be extremely well organized and self-motivated.

Physical Requirements for counter sales:

  • Must be able to move quickly to pull orders and wait on customers
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to unload freight and stock shelves
  • Ability to use hands to keyboard for customer orders and to look up inventory
  • Must be able to answer the telephone and take customer orders


After successfully completely the waiting periods, the employee is eligible for:

  • Group medical, dental & vision coverage is provided for the employee and all eligibile dependents at no cost to the employee.
  • Group life insurance and long term disability coverage are paid for by the employer.
  • Participation in the 401K plan is offered.
  • Sick leave, holidays and vacation are provided.
  • Bonuses are based on company wide performance and are distributed annually when appropriate.