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Career Opportunities

Inside Sales / Customer Service

3Q, Inc. fastener distributor located in Naperville is looking for an Inside Sales / Customer Service Representative to handle existing customer day to day sales activities. The person will be responsible for managing all aspects of the customer requirements: customer service, order entry, quoting, problem resolution, delivery of finished goods. The qualified candidate will be results driven, customer service focused and attentive to detail.

Job Responsibilities

  • Receive and act upon customer requests
  • Prepare and respond to quotes
  • Communicate with all staff to fulfill customer requirements and delivery
  • Meet the financial goals of the company to support growth while being competitive to earn the business
  • Listen to the customer and communicate to the organization to exceed customer satisfaction
  • Support ISO9001 - 2015 continuous improvement practices

Position Requirements

  • 4 year degree required and/or 2 year fastener customer service experience
  • Strong Decision making skills
  • Computer skills required - Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Communication Skills to achieve customer goals
  • Proven Sales skills to grow customer relationships by being working with integrity, respect and quality

Please submit your resume to Mark Maddelein at threeque@aol.com to apply.

 

Vertex Distribution, Elk Grove Village, IL

Is looking to expand its Inside Sales Team.

We are looking for an experienced fastener sales person.

  • Selling standards & special fasteners to distributors.
  • Negotiating selling price, quantities & delivery terms.
  • Evaluating customers’ needs & requirements.
  • Following up on quotes and leads.
  • Performing traditional insides sales functions.
  • Following up on special email & show promotions

Contact, Tom Blakley at tblakley@vertexdistribution.com

Posted 3-19


New Members

Avante Imports/Huntley, IL
Brynolf Mfg./Rockford, IL
Dale Fastener Supply/Houston, TX
Electronic/Mechanical Plating Co./Cicero, IL
Formed Fastener/Bridgeview, IL
G. L. Huyett/Minneapolis, KS

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3Q, INC. ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

NAPERVILLE, IL -- We are pleased to announce that 3Q, Inc. is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified. This achievement is an important milestone as part of our continuous improvement of the quality management system.

3Q, Inc. is dedicated to continuous improvement and the responsibilities to our customers, co-workers and Community. 3Q, Inc. pledges to conduct business with INTEGRITY, RESPECT and QUALITY. We are proud and grateful to all of our employees for their efforts in making this goal happen.

We would also like to extend our appreciation to our customers and suppliers for their continued commitment and loyalty. 3Q, Inc. will always strive to exceed their high
expectations.

3Q, Inc. Premier Fastener Sourcing and Distribution located in Naperville, IL is a leader in providing sourcing solutions to fastener buyers in North America.

For more information contact:
sales@3Q-Inc.com

For more information on products and services:
www.3q-inc.com

 

Beacon Fasteners & Components Announces Rick Rudolph Associates LLC in New England as Rep

Beacon Fasteners and Components is thrilled to announce Rick Rudolph and Morgan Rudolph of Rick Rudolph Associates as a manufacturers’ representative for Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, and the greater Albany area in New York.

“With over 45 years of industrial sales experience in the New England territory, Rick and Morgan will be a great liaison to our Northeast customer base and a valuable asset to our team,” said Dennis Clark, Key Account Sales Manager at Beacon.  “This dynamic team shares our customer-driven principles and personal approach on servicing our customers, and we look forward to supporting and strengthening these valuable partnerships together.”

Rick Rudolph Associates is a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative Agency representing the finest fasteners, hardware, tools, electronic components and related products and services to fastener and industrial distributors.

Rick Rudolph Associates is based in Melrose, MA 02176. Office: 617-240-5326  Fax: 978-769-5214 Email: rick@rickrudolphassociates.com and morgan@rickrudolphassociates.com

Beacon is the leading supplier of quality tested high-performance screws focusing on Thread Forming, Thread Cutting, SEMS, High-Low Tapping, Metric screws and complementary sizes of Sheet Metal Tapping, and Specialty Cold Headed Fasteners. 

Beacon Fasteners and Components is located at 198 Carpenter Avenue in Wheeling, Illinois.

Tel: 1-800-669-2658
Email: sales@beaconfasteners.com
Web: beaconfasteners.com.

The Partner to World Class Fastener Distributors.

 

Intercorp Introduces Strong-Point® Razor Fastener

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Intercorp, an importer and master distributor of professional-grade construction fasteners under the Strong-Point® and Strongcon® brands, is pleased to announce their new Strong-Point Razor fastener. This highly engineered product will attach light gauge sheet metal to sheet metal in HVAC applications or any light duty steel attachments.

“Intercorp spent endlesshours of R&D onthis designbecause we wanted to give our customers aproduct that has the potential for very high demand and the engineering to help usersbe more productive and efficient on the job,” said Law Winchester, National Sales Manager. “To do this, we designed a proprietarypoint to pierce light gauge metal quickly and prevent walking for faster engagement. We then equipped our new fastener with finer threads to draw sheets of metal more closely together, forming a tighter connectionto reduce airflow escape in HVAC applications. We believe that users of this fastener are going to be extremely pleased with theoverallperformance of our new Razor Point screw.”

The Strong-Point Razor® screw is available through a network of construction distributors throughout the United States. Call Intercorp for FREE samples at 800-762-2004 or visit www.intercorpusa.com to find a location near you.

About Intercorp

Founded in 1988, Intercorp has established itself as an industry leader in the fastener distribution business. Their flagship brand, Strong-Point, is sold by thousands of distributors to construction professionals throughout the United States. The brand consists of a variety of professional-grade fasteners including: Self-Drilling, Needle Point, Woodworking, Stainless Steel, Drywall, Pole Gripper, Outdoor, Concrete, and Cement Board screws. With an outstanding reputation for customer service, quick delivery, and superior support for the distribution channel, Intercorp is unmatched when it comes to high-quality fasteners. See Intercorp on the Discovery Channel with Ed Begley Jr. here.

 

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