Industrial Automation Sales - Austin, TX

The territory sales position covers a specified geographical area working with existing accounts as well as new account development with the objective to sell and support products and services provided by GEA of Texas. 

Essential Functions

  • ·         Appointment scheduling through phone and email
  • ·         Weekly face to face meetings with new and existing accounts
  • ·         Site and application investigation
  • ·         Problem solving
  • ·         Listening and communication skills
  • ·         Reliable personal transportation for customer visits outside of the office as required

Competencies

  • ·         Communication Proficiency
  • ·         Organizational Skills
  • ·         Mathematical Skills
  • ·         Technical Capacity
  • ·         Thoroughness
  • ·         Time Management

Preferred Education and Experience

  • ·         Minimum of two years of experience  working with industrial controls
  • ·         Knowledge of PLC,s, operator interfaces, variable frequency drives and servo systems
  • ·         Familiarity with sensors, switches, and basic electrical circuits
  • ·         Experience working directly with customers in person and via phone
  • ·         Personable/professional demeanor and dress when working with customers

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Some overtime may be required. 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position reports to Sales Manager and has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • Experience with using the phone to gain face-to-face appointments.
  • Experience selling higher-priced products than your competition in a highly competitive industry.
  • Experience selling complex solutions.
  • Must be good at prospecting and closing.
  • Experience in a technical industry is preferable.
  • An engineering or technical degree preferable.
  • 2+ years sales experience desired.
  • Experience with Contact Management Systems
  • Experience with MS Office products.

We Offer:

Mileage reimbursement

Expense reimbursement

Cell Phone use reimbursement

Product training

Health insurance

401(k)

Paid leave

Personal days

Tuition reimbursement

For more information contact:

Jeff Moyer
Sales Manager
jeffmoyer@geaoftexas.com
713-781-3005