Technical Product Representative

US-AL-Anniston
Category
Sales
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
M&H Valve

Overview

M & H Valve Company is seeking a Technical Product Representative for its Anniston, AL manufacturing facility reporting to the Inside Sales Manager.

 

M & H Valve Company is a world-class manufacturer of water and wastewater materials including fire hydrants, resilient wedge gate valves, butterfly valves and check valves. Since 1854, M & H has developed a reputation for excellence and dependability. Our extensive facilities and innovative technologies have made us a business and community leader. From state of the art environmental upgrades to advanced training initiatives and community outreach, we’re working every day to make sure that M & H Valve is the best in the business. M & H Valve Company is part of Birmingham, AL based McWane, Inc.

Summary

Provide sales product support for sales to distributors, direct accounts, and industrial establishments via computer, phone, and fax by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with plant staff to assist in daily sales’ functions.
  • Work closely with engineering to assist sales and plant staff.
  • Develop product knowledge to assist in troubleshooting with customers, end-users, and outside sales.
  • Handle inbound sales lead calls to convert calls into sales through distribution channels.
  • Overcome technical and business objections of prospective customers.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of product literature and website data.
  • Basic knowledge of inside sales’ daily functions.
  • Work with plant staff and sales management to help determine stocking levels.
  • Work closely with plant staff to determine sales delivery schedules.
  • Develop market-specific product knowledge and the ability to assist and perform product training.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships.

 

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

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus college-level courses required. Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to carry out product discussions, training, and other public speaking-type functions. Ability to clearly convey and carry out conversations via person-to-person, phone, email, and web settings. Ability to concisely relay information to and from plant staff, engineering and the sales department.

 Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and other basic mathematical functions.

 Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to reason with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to excel at time management and efficiency.

 

Computer Skills

A candidate should possess the ability to utilize Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. They should also possess the ability to utilize Adobe and basic internet functions.

 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 the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time. The employee will also be required to frequently use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift over 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee will also spend time daily in a manufacturing facility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Must first be qualified as a General Maintenance Journeyman; i.e., have completed a two year apprenticeship program, received a degree in Industrial Technology, or furnish verifiable proof of two years’ experience as General Maintenance with another Company.
  • Conveyor belt & high frequency shaker unit experience.
  • Must be journeyman millwright qualified.

 

 

 

 

McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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