Coburn Supply Company Outside Sales - Plumbing in South Houston, Texas

Job Title: Outside Sales - Plumbing The Plumbing Outside Salesperson is responsible for increasing sales and profit through the acquisition and development of new business, maintaining existing business and providing excellent customer service. About Us

Coburn Supply Company, Inc., (Coburn's) has been recognized for decades as a leader in the wholesale distribution of innovative products for the kitchen and bath, residential and commercial plumbing, heating and air conditioning, electrical, builder/contractor, and waterworks projects. With branch offices, warehouses, and showrooms in more than 50 locations in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, we offer fast and efficient service to our customers.

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Education & Experience

High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 1 year of the following experience is required:

  • Outside Sales Experience

  • Plumbing Industry Experience

  • Progressive Industry Experience

Ability to read blueprints preferred.

Must possess basic computer skills and the ability to read a map and/or follow written directions.

Must pass company required drug screen and physical.

Must be a minimum age of 21 years old and maintain a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel to Coburn’s customer and company branch locations.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 25 lbs. Considerable mental/visual concentration, coordinating manual dexterity with mental/visual attention. Must be able to communicate professionally in person and via phone, fax and computer in an office environment. Must possess the mental ability to understand vendor products and research information to respond to customer needs. A consistent presence at work is required.

In order to operate a forklift, the operator must be a minimum age of 18 years old and successfully complete Coburn’s Forklift Operator Certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Focus Area:

Performance Measure:

New Business Development

Sales volume and profit are increased by acquiring new accounts.

Increase Sales

Sales & Profits are increased by introducing new products, increasing individual customer’s sales volumes, and retaining customer loyalty.

Customer Service

Customer loyalty is maintained by providing Coburn’s exceptional level of customer service as measured through increased sales and profits, customer retention, customer feedback and/or satisfaction ratings.

Knowledge Development

Knowledge is developed and maintained in order to increase credibility with customers, as measured through increased sales and customer loyalty.


Coburn Supply offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages based on experience

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance programs

  • 401K retirement plan

  • Paid vacation, sick pay, and personal time off

  • Profit Sharing

  • Employee purchase discount

  • Company credit union

  • Long-term disability

We proudly maintain a drug-free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.