Graybar Technical Specialist - Industrial Automation in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.
*Purpose * Support the sales of distribution equipment, such as panel boards, switchboards, and other distribution equipment. Also, high tech automation and control products; work with branch personnel to identify opportunities for products to satisfy customer needs.
- Specify products to meet customer requirements and needs
- Recommend inventory of automation products
- Inform sales staff and customers of new developments in automation and related products technology
- Provide technical services to customers for the operation and maintenance of automation equipment
- Provide technical support of automation and control products to customer and Company personnel and new product updates
- Other duties as assigned
*Requirements * _Minimum Job Requirements _ Minimum of 1 year experience required: Progressively more responsible sales, marketing, and/or field experience Two-year degree required: Technical college or equivalent
_Preferred Job Requirements _ 2-3 years experience preferred
*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities * Knowledge * Knowledge of high tech automation and control products * Knowledge of engineering principles related to customer automation products * Knowledge of suppliers' automation products * Knowledge of Company operations, sales, and Information Systems processes * Knowledge of the Company's structure, business, department functions, and their relation to one another Skills * Oral and written communication skills * Interpersonal skills * Team building skills * Organizational skills Abilities * Ability to work effectively with management and evaluate customer needs * Ability to clearly present complex solutions to non technical staff * Ability to make oral and written presentations to internal and external contacts *Working Conditions * Traditional office environment. Extensive travel required.
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Title: Technical Specialist - Industrial Automation