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Charleston, WV - (USA) 503 Pennsylvania Avenue WV Charleston , WV 25302



Job Description

Manpower is looking for a sales/application-engineer, are you looking for a new career?


This position will be responsible for picking pumps and motors from provided design conditions using catalogs and online resources. Also assist in trouble shooting existing equipment and providing recommendations on the steps, and parts, needed to correct the issues. Occasional physical visit to job sites may be required. Will also need to be able to answer questions/concerns about our product line. Extensive and continuous training will be performed to ensure this capability. This person will be expected to secure the required information to quote customers on their needs be it simple parts quotes to recording all the pertinent information needed by our engineers to supply equipment based on specifications of the job. Travel to manufacturers for meetings and training is to be expected. This individual will also develop ongoing, profitable relationships with customers and continually maintain a professional image of the company. Integrity, passion, creativity, mathematics, and attention to detail are essential for this role.

Job Duties

* Select pumps and systems based on customer provided information

* Use online resources as well as catalogs to select & troubleshoot pumps.

* Overcome objections of prospective customers.

* Emphasize product/service features and benefits, take requests for quotations, discuss benefits of Cross Pump as a vendor.

* Order entry, parts lookup, and other uses of corporate software


* Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and services of the vendors we represent.

* Occasional company funded overnight/multi-night stay at motels to attend trade shows, conferences, employee training.


* High School Degree. Collage experience is ideal.

* Able to perform basic calculations and mathematical figures. (nothing overly complex: i.e., ability to read charts, curves, and graphs)

* Prior work experience in not required.

* Demonstrated high level of integrity and work ethic with solid time and territory management skills as the workloads can be quite large.

* Professional demeanor and appearance.

* Ability to retain through job training a strong knowledge of principles, methods, practices, and techniques.

* Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills. (not the least of which is dealing with "difficult" clients)

* Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers.

* Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.

* Excellent listening skills.

* Self-motivated bringing an engaging level of enthusiasm to the customer.

* Able to perform basic calculations and mathematical figures. (nothing overly complex)

* Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

* Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record

* Comfortable with computers though specific computer skills are not required.

Who is Manpower?

Locally owned, but globally connected, Manpower is a full-service staffing and human resources company that provides thousands of jobs every year across West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. Manpower provides recruitment and assessment, training and development, career management, outsourcing and workforce solutions across the region.

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