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AIT Fluid Power Specialist 

Division AIT Service Centers - Central  
Location Sioux Falls  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Sales and Marketing  
Description
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a great sales team and a strong company that believes in their people?
  • Do you want to use your fluid power / hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge and selling skills to help solve customer problems, answer their questions to build sales and customer satisfaction?

As a Fluid Power Specialist at Applied Industrial Technologies, you will use your strong customer service and fluid power technical skills to plan, implement, and execute target fluid power marketing programs.  You'll spend time interacting with our team of Account Managers and their customers to determine their fluid power needs and then help to meet that need. You will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, retention, and sales results!

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate fluid power initiatives with various Service Centers and Regional Managers
  • Make fluid power presentations to both internal associates and customers
  • Conduct training for both internal associates and customers
  • Make joint sales calls with the field sales staff
  • Assist in the development of fluid power data collection; interchange information, case histories, Documented Value Added, and application data
  • Responsible for helping set sales target goals and execution of the fluid power marketing strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed
 
Position Requirements
  • 10+ years fluid power (hydraulic and/or pneumatic) sales experience
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • Ability to read / understand technical drawings
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • HS Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred:

  • Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, or Bachelor’s Degree
  • International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Certification highly desired

Desired characteristics:

  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Listening, negotiating, and effective questioning skills
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems

When you join the Applied® team, you will enjoy:

  • Base salary and bonus opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health care, vision, & dental, 401(k) with company match
  • Personalized training & development program
  • Career development opportunities

Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied ® employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.

Different Voices. New Perspectives. Boundless opportunities. Applied is committed to offering equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees based on their training, experience and overall qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or citizenship status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law. We are also committed to a drug-free workplace. We value you, your background, and your unique experiences that help add to the richness of the Applied team.

We are passionate about our core values: honesty, integrity, caring/fairness, openness, quality dedication, promise keeping, personal mastery. We believe these are important for our customers and our employees.

Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

 
About the Organization Applied Industrial Technologies(NYSE: AIT) is a value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, general maintenance products serving customers in virtually every industry. A $2.5 billion company, AppliedŽ is an industry leader with 90 years of experience, a solid balance sheet, and a clear plan for growth. We've just completed 3 years of record back to back sales and net results!

The Applied network includes 500+ service centers, 9 distribution centers in North America, Australia & New Zealand, 19 fluid power companies creating the world's largest fluid power network and Maintenance Services and Supplies subsidiary that also specializes in inventory management solutions.

We provide engineering, design & systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber & fluid power shop services, maintenance training, and inventory & storeroom management solutions that provide added value to our customers. We offer more than 4 million parts critical to operations of MRO and OEM customers.

Applied's 5,000+ associates are value driven, experienced, knowledgeable associates dedicated to the pursuit of customer satisfaction through innovation, trusted products, expertise, and support. We are passionate about our core values: integrity, respect, customer focus, commitment to excellence, accountability, innovation, continuous improvement, teamwork.
• GI Jobs Magazine - Ranked in the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers
• Fortune 1000 List of America's Largest Companies 2004-2012
• Selling Power - 3rd best Company to Sell For, 2012 (5th year in a row in the top 50)
• HR Chally Group ' Customer-Rated World Class Sales Winner
• Ranked 15th on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List of industrial distributors
 
Other benefits Bonus opp, health benefits, 401K w/company match, training, career development opportunities  
Travel Local travel  
EOE Statement Applied Industrial Technologies is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, sexual preference, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4776 to let us know the nature of your request.  

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