ELEC ENGINEERING & EQUIPMENT CO Automation Outside Sales Specialist - Ea in DAVENPORT, Iowa

3E has an immediate opening for an Automation Sales Specialist, covering our eastern Iowa region. We are seeking a motivated, self-starting, and solution sales oriented, professional to enhance our Automation Customer Service team.The perfect candidate will be a relationship builder, with extreme customer service and follow skills. Must be knowledgeable in applying automation products and solving the most challenging applications. If you like a fast pace work environment, like to work independently, and are ready for a new challenge, we are looking for you.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Professionally and ethically represent 3E while selling Automation products.Work independently under the guidance of Automation sales management.Travel assigned territory to call on existing and prospective customers, promoting automation products.Analyze customer's automation needs and recommend equipment required.Continuous learning of new products, attend trainings, webinars, self-study, etc.Display/demonstrate automation products, emphasizing key features and solution selling.Prepare reports of business transactions and keep expense accounts.Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into our database.Develop and maintain customer relationships with purchasing, engineering, maintenance and management.Investigate and resolve customer problems.Coordinate with 3E's OEM/MRO salespeople that call on the same accounts.Education and/or ExperienceMust have working knowledge of automation products including: PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, sensors, motion, vision, safety and other "high tech" product lines. College degree or equivalent work experiences a plus.Previous outside automation sales experience a plus.Must possess excellent communication and relationship building skills.A valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required.Post offer drug screen and physical required.3E is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Disabled