Basic QualificationsAltec Worldwide is currently looking for a Technical Sales Associate in St. Joseph, MO or Birmingham, AL. Altec Worldwide specializes in providing products and services on a global basis. Altec has more than 85 distributors globally with final assembly capabilities in more than 35 locations worldwide. This position is responsible for supporting the sales and operational process through quoting, ordering, invoicing, collections and exporting. The position works directly with overseas Sales Managers, Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Overseas Distributors.The Successful Candidate
Has a strong commitment to providing customer service within a team environment.
Possesses excellent communication, time management and administrative skills.
Detail-oriented and able to work independently.
Interested in working with people from different cultural backgrounds.
Four year Bachelor's Degree required. Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or technical degree preferred.
Advanced Proficiency Level in English is required.
Advanced Proficiency Level in Spanish is preferred.
Available for overnight travel more than 15% of the time.
Able to analyze problems and develop solutions.
Good communication skills are a must.
Associate must have sound working knowledge in math and proficient with computers, especially with Microsoft Office Suite.
Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.Major Responsibilities
Develop and maintain knowledge of Altec products, pricing, quotes, customers, administrative and production processes.
Serve customers by providing quotes/pricing, entering, tracking, and revising orders, contracting for shipping, providing delivery information, establishing credit terms, handling warranty issues and hosting at factory tours and inspections.
Work with Engineering and production to communicate customer needs and resolve build issues. Also develop post-award documents and drawings, and coordinate post-build meetings.
Coordinate equipment exports; inland/ocean freight, packing of equipment for container loading, U.S. Customs compliance documentation and letters of credit banking documentation.
BenefitsAltec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
Retirement 401(k) Program
Vacation and Holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment InsuranceEEO StatementAltec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity