Business Development Representative


Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company:  1181-Applied MSS

At Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions, the Business Development Representative role has an immediate impact on our customers, on our company performance, and on personal earnings. We'll ensure that you receive ongoing training and provide you with solid feedback and support to help you reach your goals. This is a wonderful opportunity for a forward thinking and result oriented business development representative who thrives in consultative sales and has some knowledge of selling a tangible product and service.


Responsibilities: Reporting directly to our Business Development Leader, you will be responsible for building a territory and growing earnings by developing repeat business relationships and opening new business. You will also be responsible for calling on engineers, maintenance, purchasing and others using your consultative selling approach to learn about your customers' applications and needs.


  • Achieve sales and profit goals by developing new business through cold calling, prospecting, and in-person presentations. 
  • Conduct sales activities, develop strong customer relationships, identify product applications, and introduce new products and services.
  • Prepare quotations and proposals, follow up and negotiate terms, and close transactions.
  • Product demonstration sessions for customers, survey market, and competitive conditions.
  • Complete reports regarding itineraries, expenses, sales calls, leads and other related reports.


Position Requirements:        

  • 1 + years' business to business sales experience or proven professional leadership skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record are essential.
  • Basic word, excel, and computer skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Must be able to travel 25-40% of the time.
  • Proven experience in developing new business, building repeat business, and managing a sales territory.
  • Business to business outside sales experience.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Self-starter and self-motivated.
  • Relationship-building skills at all levels with customers and prospect organizations.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Great planning and organizational skills.


Benefits: As a Business Development Representative with Applied-Maintenance Supplies & Solutions, you will be part of a stable and established company with consistently strong performance and growth. Here is just some of what we have to offer:


  • Competitive Compensation Package.
  • Company Vehicle.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefit Package.
  • Personalized training and development program.
  • Career development and advancement opportunities.


Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded! Apply Now for immediate consideration! 

Applied Maintenance Supplies & Solutions (Applied MSS) is a leading value-added distributor of C-Class Maintenance, Repair, Operating and Production (MROP) supplies specializing in fasteners; cutting tools & abrasives; paints & chemicals; electrical; pipes, valves & fittings; safety & PPE; janitorial; transportation; shop supplies; and more serving customers in virtually every industry.

Applied MSS is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineering