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Assistant Product Specialist- Omaha, NE

Conductix Wampfler Omaha, NE
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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.

Please send resume to: rogene.smith@conductix.com or apply on our website at: http://webassets.conductix.net/applicants/

Drug-free workplace/EOE.  See full job description below:

SUMMARY

The Assistant Product Specialist works with customers and prospects to determine customers' requirements for their particular application(s) and develop appropriate product specifications, quotations, and solutions for assigned products – often under the direction of an Engineered Product Specialist. Works with Outside Sales and other departments to assure customer satisfaction with our work. Follows up on quotations to give the company the best chance of winning the business we quote.

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, email, and fax; as well as occasional on-site visits and tradeshows.

Follow up on active quotations and work to put the company in the best possible position to win the business. Working with the Engineered Product Specialist for the appropriate products, make case-by-case decisions on issues such as pricing, discounting, requests for credit, or issues related to quality.

Consult with Engineered Product Specialists, 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 Technical Services Group when appropriate.

Upholds and supports the Quality and EHS policies.

Upholds the Core Values.

QUALITIES

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; 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.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands the organization's strengths and weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition, Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

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 fully understand the issue(s) at hand.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree or equivalent; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

TYPING AND OFFICE SOFTWARE SKILLS

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.

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 general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw on valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None required.

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 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/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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. 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.
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Full-time Employee
Date Posted January 25, 2023
Date Closes February 24, 2023
Start Date December 15, 2022
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers
Zipcode 68127
Name Rogene Smith
Address 10102 F Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68127
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