Open Position

Territory Sales Representative (TN/AL, NC)


Are you…

  • Passionate about selling building materials to dealers and home building companies?
  • Goal-oriented and want to join a high-growth manufacturing company with a global leading brand?

Our client, YKK-AP, a global leading company in the building and construction industry, is seeking Sales Representatives for the TN/AL and NC markets, to support the company’s high growth curve in the North America. The company is known for high-quality windows and doors for the residential market and supports the sales team with 2 local state of art manufacturing facilities.

As a Sales Representative you will establish relationships with dealers as well as with building companies in the assigned territory and be responsible for a personal sales budget.



  • Sells YKK AP America residential vinyl and related products.
  • Responsible for building a customer base for repeat business in the sales territory, building long term relationships with them, and securing orders for YKK.
  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, internet websites, and other sources.
  • Travels throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talks with customers on sales floor, job sites or by phone.
  • Displays or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms for orders obtained.
  • Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm’s production and schedules.
  • Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
  • Works with customers’ sales representatives to keep account activities and literature up to date.
  • Tracks customers’ stock levels.
  • Coordinates customer training.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing contacts.
  • Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.
  • Performs light field service and repairs.
  • Diagnoses quality problems in the field.
  • Attends trade shows.


What We Expect from You

Your experience & education

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in sales or business.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a related area; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Sales experience with building products in the construction industry, is preferred.


Skills, Traits & Style

  • Outstanding English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Sales aptitude is key, with a customer-centric mindset.
  • Hands-on capable of problem diagnosis and small repairs.
  • Has a keen eye on competitions’ products and business practices.
  • Committed to prompt communication, going the extra mile and willing to learn the necessary codes.


What We Offer Is More Than Just a Job

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package. Including a commission plan.
  • The opportunity to join a high-growth and very successful industry-leading company with a global footprint.
  • The freedom to travel throughout your territory and build and grow your customer base.
  • Salary Range: $65,000 – $140,000



About YKK-AP

As the North American arm of the global YKK AP group of companies, YKK AP America is a technology-oriented manufacturer of commercial facade systems and residential doors and windows. With every finished good, we push the boundaries in next-generation manufacturing. With every architectural application, we create new value. Combined with our close customer connections, this forward-thinking approach enables us to offer the latest in comfort and energy conservation for a more sustainable society. Our subsidiary brand, Erie Architectural Products, partners with glazing contractors to design, test, and engineer building envelope solutions for large-scale projects using its ENVIRO|FACADES curtain wall systems.



For more information please contact Kenneth Van Der Zalm.

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