Sr Product Specialist - Automation
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Anixter offers the industry’s most extensive portfolio of products, services and solutions for the Public Power, Investor-owned Utilities, Construction and Industrial markets. We offer value-added solutions — including industry leading technology, inventory management and after-hours emergency and storm supply — all designed to make our customers more successful. Our continued growth has created a need for a full time Senior Product Specialist position. If you want to become a part of our winning team, we want to hear from you.
Responsible for partnering with sales to provide specialist expertise and answer questions regarding products and services. Demonstrate how product/services can solve customer issues and create sales opportunities.
Provides technical expertise as a specialist for product solutions to existing vertical customers and Outside Sales Representatives(design build / service contractors and industrial).
Conducts detailed product demonstrations and supports pre-sale activities.
Targets new retrofit customers and projects utilizing product solutions benefits and contractor/turnkey partnerships.
Specifies products to meet customer requirements and needs, recommends inventory of products, and provides quotations working through existing branch representatives.
Partners with Purchasing and Regional Management to suggest inventory and manage price levels for all retrofit projects based on category objectives and supplier preference.
Develops and maintains relationships with vendors and customers, focusing on key agents and serving as liaison from category management to the field. Negotiates pricing with local representatives and suppliers.
Analyzes market conditions and relationships to develop counter merchandising program that supports category initiatives.
Trains and assists sales staff with product familiarity, new product development, related product technology, and sales skills.
We are looking for candidates with:
2-5 years of contract negotiation
Electrical Constructional and Industrial experience
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Typically requires overnight travel 75% of the time.
We offer an excellent pay and benefits that includes:
Excellent medical, dental, life and disability insurances
401(k) with company match
Paid holidays and vacation
Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.