Inside Sales- Mechanical
Come join a growing distributor of industrial products. This is a great opportunity for you if you: – are mechanically and technically inclined with an ability to discuss products and their attributes with customers – experienced in the metals, pipe, valves, or actuators industries – interested in joining a company that hires people with the intent of their growing with the organization – have 3+ years experience in Inside Sales or Customer Service within a mechanical company.
Compensation- $50K to $55K and Benefits after 3 months.
Hybrid work from home or onsite- Initial training in office.
Roles and Responsibilities-
Respond to request from buyers, engineers and technical personnel at business and industrial establishments by providing technical and commercial information about the products and services offered; attempt to convince prospective customers of desirability and practicability of products and services offered.
Review blueprints, specifications, plans, and other customer documents; evaluate customer application requirements; analyzes the process conditions; size and select suitable actuators, controls and components; consult with Suppliers and colleagues as required.
Propose changes in equipment, processes, materials and/or services which would result in cost reduction or improvement in product performance.
Calculate sell prices using established pricing structures, price books, quotes from Supplier, etc.; consult with the Inside Sales Manager as necessary.
Estimate delivery lead time based on quote from Supplier, stock availability, and transportation method(s).
Consider commercial requirements of quotation (payment terms, warranty, liability, penalties, etc.); consults with Supplier, Contract Administrator and/or Inside Sales Manager as necessary.
Solicit supplier quotes for engineered-to-order items and manage supplier involvement in preparation of technical
Prepare quotations in a timely and professional manner; follow-up with client after quote submittal, and negotiate to secure an order.
Prepare purchase requisition for orders received with complete information required for purchasing/shipping/invoicing.
Work closely with Outside Sales staff, member of the sales team, responsible for closing sales opportunities.
Maintain quote files, electronic and paper, in an organized and up-to-date manner.
Assist the Inside Sales Manager with the day-to-day maintenance of accurate pricing and product data in the ERP system.
Competencies associated with this position are mechanical aptitude, inside sales, technical customer service, experience with valves and pumps.