Contractor Sales Associate (Female, Age 41) in montgomery, TX

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Current Job

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Job TitleContractor Sales Associate
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
Locationmontgomery, TX
Years Experience8.5 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
This is an home improvement warehouse which has items such as lumber, bldg materials, hardware, plumbing, kitchen & bath, paint, electrical, garden, millwork. Everything you can build your home with. There are 200 people employed in our store. We have stores nationwide even china & canada & hawaii. We are very well know for our customer service

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
retail sales….building quotes on different items in our store also special order items, answering questions about different types of items we carry in our store, handling money on a daily basis, customer service to all customers, answering telephones & giving customer service to them.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
80 hours of vacation, 4 hours of sick time every pay period, 401k, retirment benefits, medical, dental, vision.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
a little underpaid

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Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amarrived at work…logged into my computer & checked to see if I have any messages. If not then check with my dept. head to see what is going on for the day.
8am to 9amtalked with him to see what is going on. also answer telephones and go through my quotes and follow up with my customers.
9am to 10amfollow up with my quotes that I didnt finish on friday & call those customers.

take a break at 9:15 to 9:30am. answering phones, getting with the lumber dept & having them pull customers orders that have been paid for & ready to be picked up.

10am to 11amanswering phones & giving prices over phone. building quotes over the phone. building quotes with customers in the store
11am to 12pm11:30 to 12:30 lunch break
12pm to 1pm12:45 return back to the pro desk & finish up with certain orders I was working on before going to lunch. answering phones, cashiering, customer service with customers.
1pm to 2pmworking on quotes, answering phones & helping customer in the store also.
2pm to 3pmworking on quotes, answsring phones & helping customers. take an afternoon break 2:45 to 3pm.
3pm to 4pmfinish up with quotes I have been working on since lunch time. calling customers before my shift ends. following up with open quotes that are mine in the system. making sure there are no notes in system before I go home.
4pm to 5pmclock out at 4pm for the day
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