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Sioux Falls  Positions
Service Technician
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities for the Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors.

Job Duties:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.

Skills/Qualifications:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.

Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.

Buyer
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Buyer is to facilitate the procurement of raw materials to support Dakota Fluid Power (DFP).

Job Duties:
  • Purchase hydraulic, pneumatic, and other components to support DFP Sales/Service for multiple locations.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to establish contracts, terms of purchase, lead-times, blanket-orders, discounts and freight programs to derive best value for the company.
  • Submit and solicit RFQ’s on new part numbers.
  • Analyze and interpret data such as demand history, sales records, quality data, and inventory levels to determine optimum purchase plans for materials in coordination with Operations Management.
  • Maintain pricing standards and inventory to ensure adequate inventory is available to meet sales objectives.
  • Manage purchase order confirmations and monitor expedited orders and vendor returns (RMA’s).
  • Correspond with suppliers regarding open purchase orders.
  • Evaluate and report lead-times and inform appropriate personnel of the Available to Promise (ATP) delivery dates.
  • Resolve quantity discrepancies with vendors and supplies.
  • Communicate and formulate a plan of action, with supervisor, for critical issues as they arise.
  • Utilize lean concepts to continuously improve purchasing processes.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
Skills/Qualifications:
Minimum 2+ Years of Related Procurement Experience; International Purchasing Experience Desired; Excellent Communication (Verbal & Written); Attention to Detail; Customer Service Skills; Computer Knowledge; Motivated; Ability to Multi-task in a Fast Paced Work Environment.

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 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 Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure 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 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.


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OEM DIVISION POSITIONS (Sioux Falls, SD)
Outside Sales (Eastern Iowa)
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 Eastern Iowa for our OEM Division.

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 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 Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure 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 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.

Outside Sales (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
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 the Minneapolis/St. Paul territory for our OEM Division.

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 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 Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure 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 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.

Information Systems Support
This position will primarily be supporting the MobileStar™ product line through our OEM Division located in Sioux Falls, SD.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Internal and external customer communications, service and support.
  • Support and maintain Windows Server 2008, IIS, Apache, MySQL, MSSQL
  • Query, analyze, and modify data using SQL
  • Maintain a customer support ticket system
  • Demonstrate aptitude in problem determination and diagnose technical and business issues
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experienced in VB.NET, VB Script, Adobe Flash/Flex, PHP, SQL
  • Familiar with software tools such as Word, Excel, Visio
  • Must possess excellent listening and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with network analysis tools such as Wireshark
  • Possess a background in technology support and/or customer support
  • Development/programming experience a plus, opportunities into platform development are available
Assembly Technician
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibility for the Assembly Technician is to build required components while maintaining quality integrity of product. Work well in a team environment while assisting others for the benefit of DFP customers.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Precisely build electrical control panels and wire harnesses and hydraulic assemblies with an emphasis on quality.
  • Read and interpret build documentation, testing procedures and wiring diagrams.
  • Assist integrators in updating build documentation, testing procedures and wiring diagrams.
  • Use hand tools to perform operations such as cutting, crimping, soldering and assembling.
  • Exhibit strong mechanical skills.
  • Assist in inventory cycle count and inventory accuracy.
  • Verify correct materials and quantities are called out on production orders.
  • Contribute to process improvement activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience with hydraulic or electrical systems a plus; good communication (written & verbal); detail oriented; highly motivated; self-starter; ability to follow a specific order of instruction and sustain a high level of concentration; work in a team orientated environment.

Customer Service Rep. Support
Summary of Responsibilities/Duties:
The primary responsibility of the Customer Service Representative Support individual is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while supporting DFP Sales through effective communication, excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties Include:
  • Data entry of customer orders, conversion of quotes into orders and billing utilizing the Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Work closely with purchasing to complete stocking and special orders to consolidate purchases and shipping.
  • Monitor and verify that purchase orders are confirmed for delivery; record information into the ERP system.
  • Acknowledge and confirm to customer and vendor that orders are placed.
  • Utilize open order reports to monitor and follow-up on customer orders.
  • Verify customer pricing based on quotes and customer history; request customer purchase order adjustments and authorization as needed prior to processing order.
  • Assist Customer Service Representative (CSR) in process improvements and participate in ongoing training classes.
  • Correspond with customers and vendors regarding open orders, account information, invoices and assist with customer/vendor complaint resolution.
  • Support Service and Sales Department as needed to ensure excellent customer service levels and productivity levels.
  • Answer overflow call volume for CSR from all company locations to ensure all customers are assisted.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
Skills/Qualifications:
Exceptional Customer Service; Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Listening and Phone Skills; Problem Solving; Attention to Detail; Computer Experienced (Numeric Key and Accuracy); Office Equipment Usage; Multitask & Prioritize; Works Well Under Pressure with Frequent Interruptions; Dedication to Excellence.

Electrical System Designer
Summary of Responsibilities:
Electrical System Designer is responsible for developing applications for the mobile and industrial markets. Working within a team environment (customers, sales, other technical support personnel), this position performs and assists in the specification, design, quote and build of fluid power systems, electrical solutions and components including hydraulic power units, HIC manifolds and related equipment.

Job Duties:
  • Design and layout of electrical systems for mobile and industrial applications
  • Determine system design, component requirements, selection and costing.
  • Develop electrical power circuit designs, schematics and layout drawings.
  • Utilize 2D, CAD layout drawing software.
  • Perform systems analysis and make suggestions for upgrades or modifications.
  • Work with application sales, hydraulic system designers and production personnel for developing solutions for customers.
  • Create product manuals, bill of materials (BOMs), spare parts lists and work instructions for production.
  • Create and maintain customer documentation in project files.
  • Assist and support the development of DFP product lines and systems.
  • Perform research, development tasks and diagnostic testing of components and systems.
  • Provide support on first article builds.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
Skills/Qualifications:
AAS in Electronics Technology or Electronics Background in Mobile and Industrial; Electrical Certification, Preferred; Experience with Electro Hydraulic; Experience in Fluid Power Distribution, Preferred; Motivated to stay Updated with Latest in Electrical System Design Concepts; Excellent Communication Skills (Written and Verbal); Highly Motivated Self-starter; Ability to Manage Multiple Priorities.


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Aberdeen  Positions
No Open Positions
Our Aberdeen Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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Rapid City Positions
Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.

Service Technician
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibilities for the Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors. 

JOB DUTIES:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.

Service Coordinator
Summary of Responsibilities/Duties:
The primary responsibility for the Service Coordinator is to provide quality customer service and organization to the service area. Utilize excellent communication with customers to ensure they are helped and service is performed in a timely manner to meet DFP standards.

Job Duties Include:
  • Service department sales, estimating and purchasing.
  • Follow up on open parts orders and lead times.
  • Correspond with customers and vendors regarding open orders.
  • Work closely with Service Manager and Service Technicians.
  • Review open order report on a regular basis and follow through to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Assist with inside sales and counter sales overflow if needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Skills/Qualifications:
Highly motivated self-starter; excellent communication skills; proficient at planning and organization; strong mechanical background; hydraulic background preferred.


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Fargo Positions
Service Technician
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities for the Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors.

Job Duties:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.
Skills/Qualifications:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.

Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Dakota Fluid Power, Inc., a regional leader in Hydraulic Sales, Service and Repair, is looking for an individual to fill the Customer Service Representative position located at the Sioux Falls, SD Branch. Summary of Responsibilities: The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management

Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.

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 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 Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure 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 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.


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Lincoln Positions
No Open Positions
Our Lincoln Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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Minot Positions
Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.

Admin. Sales Support
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
The primary responsibility of the Admin. Sales Support individual is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while supporting DFP Sales through effective communication, excellent organization and time management skills.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Data entry of customer orders, conversion of quotes into orders and billing utilizing the Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Work closely with purchasing to complete stocking and special orders to consolidate purchases and shipping.
  • Monitor and verify that purchase orders are confirmed for delivery; record information into the ERP system.
  • Acknowledge and confirm to customer and vendor that orders are placed.
  • Utilize open order reports to monitor and follow-up on customer orders.
  • Verify customer pricing based on quotes and customer history; request customer purchase order adjustments and authorization as needed prior to processing order.
  • Assist Customer Service Representative (CSR) in process improvements and participate in ongoing training classes.
  • Correspond with customers and vendors regarding open orders, account information, invoices and assist with customer/vendor complaint resolution.
  • Support Service and Sales Department as needed to ensure excellent customer service levels and productivity levels.
  • Answer overflow call volume for CSR from all company locations to ensure all customers are assisted.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Exceptional Customer Service; Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Listening and Phone Skills; Problem Solving; Attention to Detail; Computer Experienced (Numeric Key and Accuracy); Office Equipment Usage; Multitask & Prioritize; Works Well Under Pressure with Frequent Interruptions; Dedication to Excellence.


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Mandan Positions
No Open Positions
Our Mandan Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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La Crosse Positions
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 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 Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure 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 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.


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Grand Rapids Positions
No Open Positions
Our Grand Rapids Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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