We are always seeking qualified individuals!


Founded in 1969, Skarda Equipment Company Inc. is still a family owned company with employees that average over 7 years with our company. We offer fully paid training, benefits, and a professional environment with business casual dress. We are looking for someone willing to learn our business and to join us for the long term.


CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST


Skarda Equipment Company is seeking a full time, Customer Service Representative. We are offering a $500.00 hiring bonus for this position which is a 40 hour per week, 8:00 - 5:00, Monday – Friday, with no week-ends. As our Customer Service Representative, you will assist outside salesmen in the servicing of their accounts. You will provide service to customers through answering product questions, filling orders received via phone, mail, email, and fax, assist customers by confirming orders, pricing, availability of products, and expediting orders to assure delivery of product in a timely manner. You will be working with our established customer base, no cold calling or telemarketing.

Primary Customer Service Duties:
• Receive phone calls from customers to meet their product needs.
• Place customer orders and provide information they have concerning confirmation of orders and the availability and pricing of products.
• Contact factories and suppliers concerning orders that are already placed.
• Assist outside salesmen with accurate price quotes, product information, and availability of products.
Qualifications:
• Previous customer service and/or sales experience in retail, call centers, or service industries helpful.
• Positive attitude with proficient writing and friendly oral communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and as an effective team player.
Education:
• High School or GED


 
TERRITORY MANAGER OUTSIDE SALES - Industrial Automation Industry


Skarda Equipment is seeking a Territory Manager Outside Sales for Kansas City.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities:
• Manage an existing portfolio of active customer accounts to provide sales and technical support of industry leading vendor product offerings.
• Ability to maintain and build new business relationships with customers and vendor partners.
• Mechanical application and technical experience with Fluid Power Products and Motion Control Products a PLUS but NOT REQUIRED.
• Work from your home-based office and make frequent direct sales and support calls, B2B direct sales to purchasing groups, engineering, and maintenance staff including industrial safety personnel.
• Ability to manage a dedicated Sales Territory to produce measurable growth based on effort.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs.
• Be a team oriented employee who with efficiency and frequency communicates effectively with fellow sales group team members.
• Strong listening skills to ascertain details with clientele to ensure error free communications.
• Ability to travel to off-site business and vendors locations.

Job Requirements:
• 2-5 years of industry related sales experience preferred but not required.
• Strong basic mechanical aptitude.
• Computer literacy basics skill set.
• Ability to work from remote location without direct supervision. Good time management skills with the ability to stay on task with primary job responsibilities.
• College degree or a two-year mechanical / technical degree preferred but not required.
• Competitive sales and results driven individual that strives to win at all tasks.
• Valid driver’s license.
• IFPS Certification/Pneumatic or Hydraulic preferred but not required.


Benefits:
• Business expenses and monthly car allowance covered including business mileage reimbursement
• Guaranteed base salary with guaranteed quarterly bonuses.
• Life, health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance benefits.
• 401K program with company matching commensurate to company sales growth.
• Company provided iPhone for business and data.
• Company provided tablet computer with VPN access to our primary ERP system plus custom software to manage and grow your assigned sales territory.
• Vendor provided training schools including travel to our vendors’ locations and all expenses covered.
• Customer prospecting tools for your assigned sales area including a digital manufacturers guide search tool.
• Skarda Equipment is a 50 year- old Family owned Industrial Distribution Company Supported & driven by Employee Collaboration.

Skarda Equipment provides the right candidate with a unique career opportunity, supported by an industry leading proven on-the job training program to train the skill set required to become successful. Skarda Equipment has a strong reputation for molding career minded individuals into highly sought-after Automation Industry Mechatronics Sales Professionals.

This is a truly unique opportunity for the right candidate to obtain managerial duties over a proven well-established Industrial Automation territory throughout the KC metro market and surrounding region.

Mechatronics is a design philosophy which utilizes the combination of synergistic integration of Fluid Power “Hydraulics & Pneumatics” & Electronic Automation Technology to produce enhanced products & solutions for industrial based processes or systems.

For further information regarding details about this position or to submit your resume for consideration please Contact Joan Kowalski: Joan.kowalski@skarda.com or 1-402-422-0430 extension 1123



TERRITORY MANAGER OUTSIDE SALES - Industrial Automation Industry



Skarda Equipment is seeking a Territory Manager Outside Sales for Eastern Iowa


Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities:
• Manage an existing portfolio of active customer accounts to provide sales and technical support of industry leading vendor product offerings.
• Ability to maintain and build new business relationships with customers and vendor partners.
• Mechanical application and technical experience with Fluid Power Products and Motion Control Products a PLUS but NOT REQUIRED.
• Work from your home-based office and make frequent direct sales and support calls, B2B direct sales to purchasing groups, engineering, and maintenance staff including industrial safety personnel.
• Ability to manage a dedicated Sales Territory to produce measurable growth based on effort.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs.
• Be a team oriented employee who with efficiency and frequency communicates effectively with fellow sales group team members.
• Strong listening skills to ascertain details with clientele to ensure error free communications.
• Ability to travel to off-site business and vendors locations.

Job Requirements:
• 2-5 years of industry related sales experience preferred but not required.
• Strong basic mechanical aptitude.
• Computer literacy basics skill set.
• Ability to work from remote location without direct supervision. Good time management skills with the ability to stay on task with primary job responsibilities.
• College degree or a two-year mechanical / technical degree preferred but not required.
• Competitive sales and results driven individual that strives to win at all tasks.
• Valid driver’s license.
• IFPS Certification/Pneumatic or Hydraulic preferred but not required.


Benefits:
• Business expenses and monthly car allowance covered including business mileage reimbursement
• Guaranteed base salary with guaranteed quarterly bonuses.
• Life, health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance benefits.
• 401K program with company matching commensurate to company sales growth.
• Company provided iPhone for business and data.
• Company provided tablet computer with VPN access to our primary ERP system plus custom software to manage and grow your assigned sales territory.
• Vendor provided training schools including travel to our vendors’ locations and all expenses covered.
• Customer prospecting tools for your assigned sales area including a digital manufacturers guide search tool.
• Skarda Equipment is a 50 year- old Family owned Industrial Distribution Company Supported & driven by Employee Collaboration.

Skarda Equipment provides the right candidate with a unique career opportunity, supported by an industry leading proven on-the job training program to train the skill set required to become successful. Skarda Equipment has a strong reputation for molding career minded individuals into highly sought-after Automation Industry Mechatronics Sales Professionals.

This is a truly unique opportunity for the right candidate to obtain managerial duties over a proven well-established Industrial Automation territory throughout the KC metro market and surrounding region.

Mechatronics is a design philosophy which utilizes the combination of synergistic integration of Fluid Power “Hydraulics & Pneumatics” & Electronic Automation Technology to produce enhanced products & solutions for industrial based processes or systems.

For further information regarding details about this position or to submit your resume for consideration please Contact Joan Kowalski: Joan.kowalski@skarda.com or 1-402-422-0430 extension 1123