Technical Sales Specialist in Kenosha, WI at Volt

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kenosha, WI
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  • Pay Rate
    $60000.0 - $60000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Technical Sales Specialist to work with one of our major clients located in Houston, TX.

Our client is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-end tools and equipment for professional use in the transportation industry including the automotive, heavy duty, equipment, marine, aviation, and railroad industries.

This outside sales position, will work with industrial distributors, manufacturing reps and agencies and /or direct sales to identify and evaluate production end users, stimulate additional product demand with current accounts and develop new customer accounts.

This position requires solid organizational, customer service, presentation skill and the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to various levels in an organization. The ability to convey enthusiasm along with product knowledge to close a sale is also required.

This position oversees Houston, South Texas, and Southern Louisiana with emphasis on Houston. 25-50% of overnight travel is required for this position.


  • 3-5 years of outside sales experience in an industrial environment
  • Prior sales experience working with distributors and/or agency reps and/or selling cutting is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or equivalent sales experience is required
  • Prior technical training in metals, metallurgy, cutting tools is requires
  • Must be mechanically inclined and capable of operating/adjusting machines, and have technical knowledge of metal cutting tools and other equipment
  • A proven track record or prior goal achievement showing solid increases in sales and in customer growth is required
  • Must be willing to travel to customer location and to meet with customers. Overnight travel may be required.
  • Valid driver's license and impeccable driving record are requires
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office suite products and use of the internet for research
  • Ability to work with spreadsheets and databases

This is direct hire role and our client offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a base expense plus sales bonus opportunity. In addition, they offer a complete benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K savings plan and a retirement plan.

If this sounds like the position for you and you are ready to start your next opportunity with a great company, apply today!

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.