Career Opportunities

Abrasives Sales Specialist

Madison, WI - Assigned Territory: Wisconsin & Illinois; Minneapolis, MN, Assigned Territory: Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota; Cleveland, OH;

Job posting

No. 18-09


Regular, Full-Time

Job Summary

The Abrasives Sales Specialist is responsible for increasing sales and market share of Blackstone abrasives products in the assigned territory, working exclusively with and on behalf of Fastenal.

Proactively and aggressively travel the assigned territory to develop and oversee new business acquisition by actively promoting and demonstrating Blackstone products to end-users.

Work with key regional contacts within Fastenal; establish and maintain relationships; provide product and safety training; assist in national account end-user multi-site roll-out initiatives within assigned region.

Proactively document all activities into company CRM database.


  • College degree preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years industrial sales experience preferred.
  • Experience selling abrasives, tooling and power tools a plus.
  • Industrial distributor and end-user experience a plus.
  • Proven prospecting skills and a “hunter” mentality.
  • Must have excellent time-territory management skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills.
  • Capable of working efficiently and effectively from a home office.
  • Must be computer literate, including Microsoft Office and CRM database.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
Reports to

Director of National Accounts


If you have the requisite background and experience, you are invited to submit your resume by email to Please indicate the job posting number and job title in the subject line.