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Sr Product Specialist - Automation, Corinth, TX

at Anixer

Posted: 7/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 114088316552285
Keywords: contract

Job Description

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.

Position Purpose:

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Environmental requirements:

  • 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
  • Tuition assistance
  • 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.