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Conversion Specialist - MSS 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Division UZ Engineered Products  
Location Corporate - MSS  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Operations  
  • Are you a proactive hands-on person looking to use your customer service skills to build customer loyalty?
  • Are you an ambitious, hardworking individual interested in career growth?
  • Do you have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record and willing to travel?

At Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions, the Conversion Specialist role has immediate impact on our field sales performance and in customer satisfaction. This is a wonderful opportunity for a strong customer service individual with good people skills, some knowledge of industrial products, and an interest in career growth.

As an Applied® Conversion Specialist associate, you will perform a variety of duties including surveying customer sites, identify potential growth opportunities, and maintain stock areas. You’ll join a tight-knit team serving loyal, brand new customers, and long-term customers. Use your strong customer service skills when interacting with customers at the field sales level.

Partner with our Sales and operations team to provide first class service for our customers. This will grow our business at existing customers, develop new customers and meet or exceed monthly sales goals while increasing customer satisfaction.

  • Map out, arrange, and organize customers shop locations to properly administer our vendor managed inventory programs.
  • Communicate with customers to gain potential growth opportunities and product line expansion.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions from customers to management and sales team.
  • Take inventory at customer sites.
  • Work from daily schedule, work orders, verbal and written instructions
  • Maintain clean driving record


Position Requirements
  • 6 mo+ proven customer service experience
  • Accurate data entry skills, math & mechanical aptitude, basic reading skills
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • Able to travel out of town on a weekly basis
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend and regular lifting of 50 lbs. or more
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Knowledge of industrial distribution products

Desired characteristics:

  • Ability to demonstrate teamwork, ambition, innovation, accuracy, integrity, and professionalism
  • Desire and ability to quickly learn new processes and systems

When you join the Applied team, you will enjoy:

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

Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied employees believe in teh 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 that these are important for our customers and our employees.

We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to all 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 Health benefits, 401k w/co match, career development opportunities  
Travel Road Warrior - Travel 90% of the time  

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