Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 5:33 PM
:Are you knowledgeable in fluid power components or do you have a strong mechanical aptitude and a desire to learn?
:Do you have the personality and desire to be in outside sales?
:Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
We have an immediate opening for an entry:level outside sales representative. In our role, you'll partner with an experienced inside sales team that has strong product, vendor, and system knowledge to satisfy our current customers as well as gain new ones. You will learn from experienced outside sales representatives and management team as you become a business development expert, building relationships with customers throughout your territory.
More About Your Role
Once you learn about Power Systems products, vendors and customers, you will be responsible for building a territory and growing earnings by developing repeat relationships in existing accounts and opening new business. Use your natural personality and our consultative selling approach when calling on engineers, purchasing, and others to learn about your customers' applications and analyze their needs.
:Achieve sales and profit goals by developing existing customers, opening new business, and customer retention
:Conduct sales and service activities, develop strong customer relationships, identify product applications, and introduce new products and services
:Partner with manufacturer reps and our support team to help spec in products / systems that will enhance customer performance
:Prepare quotes and proposals, follow up and negotiate terms, and close transactions
:Organize and conduct training sessions for customers, survey market and competitive conditions
:Complete reports regarding itineraries, expenses, sales calls, leads and other related reports
:Monitor customer complaints, follow up on outstanding orders, and make emergency calls, night calls, and deliveries as required
:6 months+ knowledge of fluid power components, systems, and applications and/or 1+ year industrial sales experience
:Basic computer skills
:Hands:on product demonstrations for customers and prospects; mechanical aptitude
:High school diploma or equivalent
:Valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record
:Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Business
:3+ years of sales experience in similar industries
:Fluid Power certification
:Self starter and self:motivated
:Relationship:building skills at all levels with customers and prospect organizations
:Planning and organization skills
:Effective listening, negotiating, communication (verbal and written) skills
Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.
Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates. Apply today
Power Systems is a leading distributor of hydraulic fluid power equipment, such as pumps, valves, gear boxes, differentials, hydrostatic transmissions and motors. Their Engineering Department can assist in designing and testing of multifunction valve blocks to help eliminate valves and hoses and simplify circuits. Power Systems' engineers use the latest in computer aided design (CAD) software and have solid modeling capabilities.
Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world's largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics and d Technicians to assist you with proble
• Location: chanhassen, Minneapolis / St. paul
• Post ID: 29430587 minneapolis