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Unique Paving Materials Corporation

Career Opportunities at UNIQUE Paving Materials

Grow your career with UNIQUE Paving Materials Corp., industry leader in pavement maintenance products. With a history of innovation, excellence and ongoing improvement, UNIQUE stands behind its products, service and people. UNIQUE puts its employees first, and prides itself on hiring people-focused, motivated individuals. More than a company, UNIQUE is a family working toward one goal—be the best in the pavement maintenance industry.

Current Open Positions

Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative – Cleveland, OH

We are seeking a Customer Service and Inside Sales Representative for our facility in Cleveland, Ohio. This is an opportunity for someone with two to four years of prior inside sales experience to join a successful, well-established company; work and learn with knowledgeable professionals; and further develop their career.

The primary customer service responsibility is to provide excellent service and support to customers and the sales team. Inside sales duties include working with sales and marketing in a supportive way to increase sales of UNIQUE’S products and services. This is achieved primarily by telephone. The ideal candidate will utilize sales and marketing tools and interact with existing customers to increase current business and help prospect for new business according to an agreed upon market development strategy.

Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative Responsibilities:

  • Enter and process orders, including expediting orders as necessary
  • Respond to customer inquiries via telephone or written correspondence
  • Work with sales and marketing teams to ensure customers’ needs are met
  • Be internet savvy with the ability to research, generate sales leads and cold-calls, and implement sales campaigns
  • Qualify leads, identify decision makers, determine customer needs and explain products and services
  • Build new client relationships and assist in the sales process, including developing marketing and sales materials, recommending products that establish value, and overcoming customer objections
  • Assist the outside sales team with arranging and coordinating products and seminars, demos, and product request follow ups (Note: The individual in this role may also travel to conduct product demonstrations in the field.)
  • Participate in continuing education and training related to the work and industry

Qualifications:

  • 2–4 years of prior experience in customer service and/or inside sales
  • Experience in the industry, or similar, is a plus
  • Associate degree or post high school education preferred but will consider a combination of education and experience
  • Excellent oral and listening skills
  • Professional telephone presence
  • Skilled in written communication (i.e. detailed oriented, accurate, and grammatically correct)
  • Strong skills in spreadsheets, presentations, and database use. Prior experience with a customer database/CRM is preferred, including accurate entry and report writing
  • Adobe Illustrator experience is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and office equipment (copier, fax, scanner, video conferencing and telephone systems)
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills
  • Some overnight travel may be necessary

Benefits:

This position provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, life, 401(k), FSA and voluntary dental.

UNIQUE Paving Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply for the Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com

Logistics Supervisor– Cleveland, OH

UNIQUE Paving Materials is seeking a Logistics Supervisor to supervise the daily operations of logistics, including personnel, systems, and inbound and outbound operations. Responsibilities also include coordinating freight quoting and freight for hire and qualifying and contracting with freight carriers.

The Logistics Supervisor is also the primary contact for all freight quote requests. He or she resolves logistics related product feedback and serves as the primary contact for federal and state transportation regulatory agencies.

The individual in this role also supervises over-the-road truck drivers and freight department staff, collects appropriate data, maintains data in the ERP system, prepares required reports, and performs freight reconciliations for accounting.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED is required; some college coursework or degree is a plus
  • APICS Certification in Logistics Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) preferred
  • 3–5 years prior logistics experience and prior supervisory experience preferred (will consider a combination of education and experience)
  • DOT CFR 49 certified including IMDG training or the ability to obtain required certifications within six months
  • Ability to manage time-sensitive demands (may be required to work on short notice and be available via cell phone)
  • Excellent and professional communication skills, including verbal, written and telephone
  • Organization skills, good attention to detail, and strong math and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects with limited direction and in a timely manner
  • 2 years of ERP/database experience
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) experience is a plus
  • Ability to lift/carry 25–80 pounds
  • Overnight travel estimated at less than 5%

Benefits:

UNIQUE offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health care, life, short-term disability, vision discounts, 401(k) plan, FSA/HSA and employee directed dental.

UNIQUE Paving Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply for the open Laboratory Technician position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com