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Inside Technical Sales Representative

  • LISTED: June 13, 2014
  • BY: Skookum (01)
  • ZONE: OR

The Ulven Companies are a nationally known group of four companies that produce high quality, precision forgings and castings located in beautiful Hubbard, Oregon. Since their inception over 40 years ago, The Ulven Companies have established a well-earned reputation for technical excellence, reliability and a strong customer orientation. Still independently owned, The Ulven Companies have experienced significant growth in a wide variety of industries and are continuing on this strong growth path.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a skilled professional that can help our company continue to attain our growth goals and establish our product acceptance in the global marketplace. The individual will have demonstrated skills and experience as noted in the position description below. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package for the right individual. This position reports directly to the Engineering Sales Manager.

The Inside Technical Sales Representative candidate must have the following skills:

Experience in the material handling markets – prefer rigging and overhead lifting knowledge
Experience in reading and quoting from a blueprint
Experience in reading and interpreting specifications like ASTM, DNV, and others
Strong people skills and the ability to build relationships
Work accurately and with an eye for detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook and Excel
A minimum of five years prior sales experience – engineering sales background preferred
Key accountabilities for this position include (but not limited to):

Accountable for working closely with Estimating, Engineering, Field Sales, Production Management, and Customers to secure new business
Accountable for developing sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts; soliciting new accounts; building rapport; providing technical information and explanations; preparing quotations
Accountable for developing existing accounts by checking customer’s buying history; suggesting related and new items; explaining technical features
Accountable for accomplishing department and organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Accountable for participation in new product development, marketing activities, business development
Accountable for assessing competitors by analyzing and summarizing competitor information and trends; identifying sales opportunities
The Ulven Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please contact Tammy Seivers in regard to this position: tsievers@ulvencompanies.com

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