Assistant Product Specialist - Controls and Automation
Company: Conductix Inc
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Conductix-Wampfler Assistant Product Specialist - Controls and
Omaha, NE 68127
If you thrive on opportunity and challenge and have the confidence
that your success is dependent upon your talents and efforts, you
want to be part of the Conductix-Wampfler team! Conductix-Wampfler
is a progressive and growing organization that offers challenging
and rewarding opportunities in the electrification and cable
In this Assistant Product Specialist position, you'll be an
important part of the Inside Sales team, assisting customers with
many of their day-to-day requests, including:
Product parts and system quotes
Following-up with customers regarding active quotations and
Coordinating with the outside sales force on customer requests
Working with Engineering to get new part numbers and products
created based on customer specifications
You'll also have the opportunity to show what you can do with
longer-term projects in the areas of market research, product
strategy, and promotion to help our business continue to grow. This
is a multi-faceted position in a medium-sized organization, so you
must be able to interact comfortably with other departments on a
regular basis. Must be comfortable in a technical product
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
BA in Sales, Marketing or Business; or equivalent business
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Must type 50 WPM with 90% accuracy
Ability to read and analyze business information
Presentation and customer interaction skills
Deal effectively with discounts, percentages, and proportions and
If you have the initiative to "get things done" and possess
exceptional communication and time management skills, we want to
talk with you. Conductix-Wampler offers an excellent salary,
benefit and bonus package along with continued personal and career
Drug-free workplace/EOE. See full job description below:
The Assistant Product Specialist for Controls and Automation works
with customers and prospects to determine customers' requirements
for their particular application(s) and develop appropriate product
specifications, quotations, and solutions. Works closely with the
Controls and Automation groups in Product Management and
Engineering to ensure we apply the proper technology. Works with
Outside Sales and Market Development Managers to ensure customer
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Over time, develop a strong understanding of the assigned products
and applications for the markets served.
Determine specifications as they relate to assigned products,
develop quotations, and provide technical documents to customers.
Work with customers primarily via telephone and email, as well as
occasional on-site visits and tradeshows.
Consult with Outside Sales, Market Development Managers, or others
as appropriate on decisions with high risk or with long-term
Proactively support and promote the Quality Policy throughout the
organization, as demonstrated by day-to-day actions and
Involve the Field Services Group when appropriate.
Upholds and supports the Quality and EHS policies.
Upholds the Core Values.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires
the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethics; Upholds
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions;
Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of
market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and
motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions
and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives
appropriate recognition to others.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development
activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent
actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of
opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits
work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs;
Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting;
Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and
tries new things; Practices active listening by asking appropriate
questions to understand the issue(s) at hand fully.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or four years related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
TYPING AND OFFICE SOFTWARE SKILLS
Ability to type a minimum of 50 words per minute with an accuracy
of at least 90%.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from managers,
clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts,
interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic
algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw
valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a wide variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described here represent those that an
employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job
successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, and talk or hear. The
employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is
occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to
50 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and
occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision
abilities this job requires include close vision, distance vision,
and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here represent those
an employee encounters while performing this job's essential
functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally
exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
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