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Account Executive Metalworking
MSC Industrial Supply Co. | Garden Grove, California
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Job Description

**Job Title** Account Executive Metalworking

**Job Req #** 15901BR

**Full-time/Part-time** Full-Time

**Work Location** Los Angeles, CA

**Address** 11450 Markon Drive

**Address 2** Suite A

**City** Garden Grove

**State or Province** CA

**Zip/Postal Code** 92841

**Job Category** Sales-Metalworking

**Job Description** **DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Sells MSC products with a focus on both metalworking and MRO related supplies and services.

+ Ensure the achievement of individual and company sales and profit goals by fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of their sales position.

+ Responsible for visiting and interacting with established and prospective customers under general supervision.

+ Ability to leverage MSC’s Value Basket Offering to Customer base to include Competitive Advantage Program (CAP), Customer Managed Inventory (CMI), and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) other newly introduced inventory solutions and web based solutions.

+ Ensures growth of sales identifies and develops under close guidance new prospects and grows business to contribute to the achievement of company sales goals.

+ Maintains relationships with key metalworking vendors to support growth of their account portfolio.

+ Manages to ensure excellent customer relations. Responds to customer needs, consistent with MSC’s standards, culture, and business practices. Consults with manager to identify and implement solutions to problems.

+ Demonstrates teamwork to ensure achievement of team and company sales goals.

+ Maintains sales records and generates relevant market/sales reports for MSC.

+ Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgetary constraints. Takes corrective action as needed.

+ Develops a personal business plan under general management supervision to establish personal annual goals.

+ Fosters the MSC Culture in the branch and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s Mission.

+ Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


+ Associates / Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent is preferred. 2+ years outside sales experience is required.


+ Broad knowledge of Business to Business sales techniques is required.

+ The ability to demonstrate experience with the Metalworking Product Area is essential.

+ Applicable knowledge of the Metalworking Product Areas (Cutting Tools, Carbide, etc.) is required.

+ Excellent communications skills are required.

+ Basic computer literacy desired.


+ A valid driver’s license is required.

+ Position requires daily local travel within branch or market territory.

+ Occasional overnight travel is also required.

**Additional Information**

**Equal Opportunity Statement**

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

About MSC Industrial Supply Co.

MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE: MSM) is a premier direct marketer & distributor of industrial supplies with over 70 years of success and over $2 billion in sales. With more than 5,000 highly valued Associates, we provide outstanding customer service & offer 600,000+ products from thousands of suppliers to hundreds of thousands of Customers. This is accomplished through our Customer Support Centers located in Davidson, NC and Melville, NY (headquarters), our five Customer Fulfillment Centers and Call Centers located in Atlanta, GA; Elkhart, IN; Harrisburg, PA; Reno, NV and Wednesbury, UK, as well as more than 90 sales branches located throughout the United States and one located in the United Kingdom.

To be a member of the MSC Team is to be part of an incredibly exciting and dynamic culture.

When it comes to Customers we have a "go above and beyond" attitude. When it comes to each other, we have a positive "can do" attitude. Our environment is fast-paced, team-oriented and rewarding. We have the pride, passion and commitment to work harder and smarter than the competition. We encourage all of our Associates to realize their fullest potential as individuals and integral members of the team. When we win, we all win together!!