Careers Position

Outside Sales
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outside Sales (Account Manager) is responsible for sales and margin growth as-well-as market penetration and market growth. Accountable for retention, development, customer satisfaction of both existing and new accounts, and for area coverage in a specified territory.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Increase sales of components, systems, and service capabilities within target accounts.
  • Identify and develop new markets and customers.
  • Must maintain good working relationship with Engineering, Purchasing, Management, and all aspects of the Customer.
  • Follow the DFP/ASI Professional Sales Growth Program and apply the sales strategy for continued growth.
  • Utilize the 5 stages of the sales process methodology to prospect, qualify, propose product/service plan, facilitate positive decisions, gain new accounts, and expand current accounts within the specified territory.
  • Maintain and Utilize Key Tools; Pipeline, Open Order Reports, Driving Logs, etc.
  • Recognize a need and promote DFP/ASI Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to ensure order accuracy and timelines of completion to customer satisfactions. Apprise supervisor when involved with resolving critical customer satisfaction issues.
  • Attend and participate in Vendor and DFP/ASI training and sales meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of customer information, i.e., contacts, project files, competition, etc.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in Fluid Power Sales, Fluid Power Certification Preferred (not required); Thorough Understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Basic Product Knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Valves, and Filtration; Excellent Customer Service (people skills); Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Take Ownership of Responsibilities; Motivated and Function well Independently as-well-as within the Team; Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment.

International Fluid Power SocietyThe International Fluid Power Society will globally pursue and promote the application of Fluid Power technology through certification, standardization and education essential to professional growth.
Equipment Service AssociationESA membership consists of businesses who are substantially engaged in sales or service of hydraulically, pneumatically, or electrically operated tools, components and equipment.
Fluid Power Distributors AssociationFPDA is the professional network for fluid power, automation and motion technology providers dedicated to significantly enhancing member and channel performance by delivering indispensable networking, education and success strategies.
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