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  • A great career position

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative

    I have been working at Partsmaster full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent products. You will NOT find better quality elsewhere. Training is ongoing. It never ends, just gets better as your skill set gets better. NO pain in the butt sales reports. There is some minor activity reporting when you start, but that disappears in a short time. Find a large account and it remains yours...no "house accounts" Management values salesreps HIGHLY and without exception are very personable. You can talk with anyone at this company like your neighbor. Company is not afraid to spend money where it's appropriate. Corporate customer service is excellent. Advancement into management is primarily performance driven.

    Cons

    You have to work your butt off to start, building a customer base. Rather than company car, you get mileage reimbursement Technology is middle of the road at best, however most of the customers are not tech savvy so it's usually not an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Provide all the reps with an I-pad mini. Revamp the special orders department to be more market competitive.


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    OUTSIDE SALES Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Partsmaster (Lexington-Fayette, KY).

    Interview

    Referred to Partsmaster by a freind working for a different division of NCH. Had a short phone interview with a HR rep, then sent in resume. Had follow on phone interview with regional manager. About three weeks later had in person interview with head of HR. All interviews were very casual, but they do know how to check you out, so be prepared. Had a one day ride along in the field with a current salesrep to see what they do firsthand.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were pretty standard. They asked about previuos cold calling experience and "hunter gatherer vs. farmer" prospecting   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I just took the offer without negotiating

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Website www.partsmaster.us
Headquarters Irving, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Partsmaster™ was born in 1968 as a division of NCH Corporation, a leading provider of industrial goods since 1919. Partsmaster offers thousands of solutions through numerous product lines developed especially for maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) applications. The Partsmaster brands include: Cryotool® cutting tools; Dyna Systems® fastener line Mega Metal® polymer repair compounds;Trust-X™ high productivity abrasives; and X-Ergon™ welding products.

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