Sales Rep Columbus – Req ID 3106

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Columbus, Ohio, US

At Ohio Machinery Co., our employees take pride in building the world around them. From our Serviceman and Technicians keeping the equipment running, our knowledgeable sales staff helping maximize efficiency for our customers, our front-line workers preparing equipment and parts orders, to our support staff making sure everything runs smoothly internally.  Our employees are making a difference, and you can too! Ohio Machinery offers a career path, great pay, and a truly comprehensive benefits package including retirement options (pension plan for Union employees, 401(k) Match for Non-Union employees), medical/dental/vision insurance options, spouses and children scholarship opportunities (through the Ohio Machinery Education and Opportunity Foundation), and many others.


Sell new and used Caterpillar construction equipment and related products & services.

Manage time & territory (effective call planning & execution, efficient process to find & secure business, satisfy account coverage objectives). Advise/Consult customers (demonstrate product, application, and general business knowledge – build:  confidence, trust, and respect). Negotiate business transactions that meet both the company’s and customer’s needs. Use Sales Link efficiently & effectively (activities, opportunities, leads, DTR’s, & account maintenance). Provide quality & timely transaction documents (worksheets, quotes, contracts, finance papers, warranty, delivery record, account credits.

Generate productive interactions (demonstrate a willingness and ability to observe and adapt to others’ behavioral/work style). Maintain effective and constructive relationships with factory representatives to generate mutually beneficial results – demonstrate a partnership mindset. Utilize professional sales skills to secure appropriate transaction premiums.


Excellent verbal & written communication skills       

Strong problem-solving skills             


High energy level                                           

Ability to handle multiple tasks                       

Organized with good planning skills   

Highly motivated self-starter

Ability to learn & explain technical material



 Five plus year’s construction equipment industry experience (preference for field sales/rental experience).  Excellent computer skills. Bachelor's Degree (or related CAT experience) preferred.  Residence in-territory (Adams, Fairfield, Fayette, Hocking, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto Counties). Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.



Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard, and to verbally communicate to exchange information. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings and moderate to loud in other situations, with both constant and sudden loud noises possible.


EEO, Veterans & Disabled Employer, and VEVRAA/503 Federal Contractor.  


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