Industrial Sales Representative / Cleveland / Akron / Canton
Our Client is looking for an Industrial Sales Representative that will support a variety of industries in a sales and repairs function. As a representative, you will be the first point of contact for existing, new, and potential clients. You will also be responsible for generating new leads in each of the industries, establishing and building relationships with potential clients, and closing sales opportunities by using established methods to meet sales goals and objectives. Our ideal candidate is someone with 2-3 years of experience in selling and with a strong mechanical (even hands-on) background. Our preferred candidate would have considerable knowledge of manufacturing processes and/or some exposure to controls and PLC functionality combined with the ability to have educated discussions about the trend towards industry 4.0 when speaking with existing or new clients. The candidate must have a keen sense of customer service and professionalism in representing our company.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Skills/Strengths: Must be proficient with computer work and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be an effective communicator. Must be well-organized, have excellent written grammar skills, and be comfortable talking on the phone.
Knowledge: Must be proficient with math, including calculation using fractions, percent, and/or ratios. Ability to understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Comprehend and understand technical/mechanical drawings and product information. Knowledge of the assigned industry vertical desired but not required.
Ability: Ability to communicate with clients confidently and accurately. Possess a sense of urgency and have great follow-up skills. Excellent interpersonal flexibility, which is engaging and able to work with varied personalities in a variety of situational circumstances and environments. Must be a proactive problem solver who enjoys the challenge of developing client solutions and creating ‘win-win’ scenarios. Ability to adapt, reset, shuffle priorities, and enjoy being challenged. Willingness to travel up to 75% and a valid driver’s license.
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Travel Requirements – 75% - 100%
Outstanding Benefits / Why You Want to Work Here: