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Field Sales Specialist

Company: WayUp
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
SUMMARY: The Field Sales Specialist is responsible for the direct sale of company products with limited supervision. Calls on prospective customers in person and provides technical information and/or demonstrates company products- products are highly technical electrical/electronic equipment, which requires that the FSS have extensive professional engineering and sales knowledge. Qualified candidates must have the ability and initiative, plus a proven track record, of closing the sale! Electrical Engineering Degree preferred, plus 4-6years sales experience preferred selling PLC and Touch Screens and operator interface components. The candidate will be responsible for the development of prospects and the maintenance of existing clients to sell our extensive line of products, supplies, or services, all of which will require your sales skills and professional engineering knowledge. Self-motivated and self-disciplined, you will be working out of your own home office. You will be responsible for your own travel schedule - noting that some overnight travel may be required. Mostly local driving but estimate up to 50% travel time away from home a month. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Developing and maintaining customer contacts through planned sales calls on existing and prospective customers. * Prepares own travel schedule and productive use of time. Maintains customer contact reports for service and follow-up. Some overnight travel, mostly local driving, depending upon territory. Estimate up to 50% away from home travel time a month. Responsible for judicious use of company expenses. * Good knowledge of PLC programming conventions and automation design applications. * Basic knowledge of safety strategies and standards for the industrial market. * Good understanding of automation and control needs in the marine and oil and gas markets. * Conduct product training sessions, and new product updates, for distributors and end-user OEMs. Handle sales promotions. * Prepare quotes for special price competition. * Make recommendations for adding or reducing local distribution. * Valid driver's license including a good driving record and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis. * Submittal of all reports (expenses, mileage, Upshot, channel analysis, Champion Plans, etc.) in a timely manner as required. * Other duties may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: 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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Knowledge of software is required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires a bachelor's degree (B.S degree in electrical engineering preferred) and 4-6 or more years sales experience preferred selling PLC and operator interface components. Prefer a technical background. Must be able to make sales presentations and close orders. LANGUAGE SKILLS 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 groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to travel by air, rail, or car. The employee may be required to use hand to finger movements, reach with hands and arms, and may frequently be required to sit, stand, or walk. The employee may, at times, be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: WayUp, Sunnyvale , Field Sales Specialist, Sales , Sunnyvale, California

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