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Inside Sales Representative

Department: Customer Service
Location: North Chesterfield, VA
Job ID: 2598
Company: Carotek

Carotek, a SunSource company, is seeking an energetic, self-driven, mechanically inclined individual to join our Virginia Products team. In this role, you will be responsible for

  • Providing outstanding service to our customers and support to the outside sales staff;
  • Answering telephone calls or responding to customer correspondence regarding technical questions on products or systems;
  • Engaging in technical discussions to obtain applicable information to identify correct product needed and advising customer on substitution or modification of product when replacement is necessary;
  • Selecting and specifying products based on customer application and design prerequisites;
  • Conferring and corresponding with service technicians, service managers or manufacturers to resolve unusual or complex technical problems or refer highly complex problems to Applications Specialist or Manager;
  • Supplying detailed product quotations by computing price, discount and shipping charges as required and within company guidelines;
  • Informing customer of pricing, back orders, delivery, delayed shipments and/or any other problems related to the order process and provide tracking information;
  • Obtaining purchase order number and/or credit card information from customer;
  • Conferring with Accounting to research and resolve invoicing or credit discrepancies;
  • Attending sales meetings or educational activities to stay up-to-date on the latest technical developments with the products…and more.

This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Working knowledge of electrical, pneumatics, mechanical assemblies, gauges, valves, instrumentation, steam traps and/or a very strong mechanical aptitude;
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical drawings and electrical schematics and technical procedures, write reports and general business correspondence;
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, proportions and percentages and the ability to convert standard measurement to metric;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, etc.), Profit 21.

We are Carotek, Inc., a SunSource Company (

  • We are recognized as one of the country’s strongest and most respected providers of products and services to meet the demands of a complex, high tech cross-industry market.
  • We are recognized as one of the country's strongest engineering level agents, distributors and value-added fabricators. From the simple to the complex, we offer a broad scope of products and services in mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, valve, pump and steam specialties to the industrial, commercial and municipal markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia.
  • We are a full-service resource for the industrial, OEM, MRO, and mobile industrial equipment industries
  • We attract top performing associates and match their skills with the best possible opportunity
  • We provide an environment that allows our associates to maximize their potential through continuous learning programs

To learn more about SunSource, visit our web site at

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We participate in the EVERIFY program. 


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