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Skarda Equipment Co, Inc is a small-business located in midtown Omaha.  We offer a stable work environment with average employee tenure of more than 10 years.  Full-time employees are offered a general benefits package, including full insurance options (health, dental, vision, life, disability), 401K plan, vacation and personal time compensation, continuous training opportunities, free parking and a relaxed work atmosphere in a clean, air-conditioned environment.
Outside Sales Representative - Industrial Automation Industry
Skarda Equipment is seeking an Outside Sales Representative for Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
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 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.
  • Business expenses and monthly car allowance covered including fuel 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 provides the right candidate with a unique career opportunity, supported by an industry leading proven on-the job training program.  We have a strong reputation for molding career minded individuals into highly sought-after Automation Industry professionals long term.

Employee Type : Full-Time
Industry :  Manufacturing Sales - Marketing Industrial
Manages Others :  No
Job Type :  Business Development Sales
Travel :  Up to 25%
Relocation Covered :  No