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Assistant Product Specialist - Controls and Automation

Company: Conductix Inc
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Conductix-Wampfler Assistant Product Specialist - Controls and Automation
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 management markets.
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 existing orders
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 setting.
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
BA in Sales, Marketing or Business; or equivalent business experience
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 currency conversion
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 development opportunities.
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 satisfaction.
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 implications.
Proactively support and promote the Quality Policy throughout the organization, as demonstrated by day-to-day actions and decision-making.
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 organizational values.
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 written information.
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 required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 PowerPoint.
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.
None required.
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.

Keywords: Conductix Inc, Omaha , Assistant Product Specialist - Controls and Automation, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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