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Inside Sales Engineer – Roanoke, VA

Virginia Transformer Corp

Inside Sales Engineer

Department:   Sales & Marketing                                   Job Status:      Full Time

FLSA Status:  Exempt                                                     Reports To:    Sales Director

Amount of Travel Required: 10-20%                          Positions Supervised: None

Location :- Roanoke, VA-

POSITION SUMMARY

Supports new business and ensures growth of existing accounts for assigned Sales Engineer and/or territory.  Assesses potential application of company products or services and offers solutions that meet customer needs. Responsible for meeting sales margin and expense control objectives for an assigned market(s) in accordance with the overall policies and objectives of the Company. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provide timely, accurate, effective quotation service to all customers within assigned market(s), including but are not limited to:
    1. Obtain quotation request from customers in assigned market(s).
    2. Interpret and clarify customer specifications.
    3. Determine strategy, price levels and commercial terms.
    4. Secure amount and type of orders from assigned market(s) to meet sales budget and needs of the business.
  2. Communicate regularly and consistently with the Sales Engineer and Director on all quotation activity and status.
  3. Support all necessary order closing activities within assigned market(s), including but are not limited to:
    1. Visit customers as needed on specific transactions and routinely to establish solid relationships.
    2. Assume a lead role in setting the Company’s strategy for securing key large orders within assigned market(s).
    3. Engage in daily selling and negotiation activities to meet assigned goals and objectives.
  4. Provide and maintain timely, quality inputs to the quotation data system and customer management tools for assigned market(s).
  5. Involved in product service to insure customer satisfaction.
  6. Enthusiastically represent Virginia Transformer Corp. to all customers in support of Business Plan.
  7. Assist the Director of Sales in overall sales planning for assigned market(s).
  8. Satisfy all work performance requirements.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others, using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

   Education

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology, with concentration on power industry, or Associate’s degree plus equivalent direct work experience.

   Experience

2-4 years inside sales experience in electrical industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

           MS Office, customer management software, ERP

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

   Physical Abilities                                                Lift /Carry

   Stand                                  F (Frequently)            11-20 lbs                           O (Occasionally)

   Walk                                   F (Frequently)           

   Sit                                       C (Constantly)          

   Handling / Fingering          F (Frequently)           

   Reach Outward                  F (Frequently)           

   Reach Above Shoulder      O (Occasionally)

   Push / Pull

   13-25 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

   Other Physical Requirements

      Vision  (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

      Sense of Sound  (Conversational)

      Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes)

WORK ENVIRONMENT             Office

Yearly Salary Range : $45K-$65K

How to Apply : Send resume to careers@vatransformer.com

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