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Industrial Automation Specialist

Company: Wesco
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As an Industrial Automation Specialist, you will be responsible for providing pre or post-sales support/expertise to assist the sales team in their sales efforts of industrial automation products, systems and services. You will possess specialized product knowledge. You may deliver presentations and product demonstrations to customers and sales representatives. You may have a continuing role in customer support to address customer issues in the usage of the products. You will utilize LAN/WAN/Wireless network monitoring tools to ensure optimal system utilization, performance and system availability. Supports vendors to install, maintain, and troubleshoot systems and services vital to organization's business. Contributes to highly complex technical projects.

  • Configure, install and maintain network Switches, Routers and Security Hardware.

  • Calls on client, management and representatives, to convince them of desirability of automation products or services offered.

  • Serves as troubleshooter on Local and Wide Area Network problems.

  • Analyzes, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding new technology and trends to solve corporate needs.

  • Provides technical services to clients relating to industrial automation products.

  • Makes sales contacts, research customer needs and provides product and application information; demonstrating technology solutions for customers.

  • Gathers, analyzes and shares technical information and solutions to internal and external customers.

  • First line of pre/post automation sales support for sales teams.

  • Develops expertise in industrial automation product groups.

  • Participates in joint sales calls with customers and prospects.

  • Participates in ongoing training to maintain technical competency in product and complimentary product areas.

  • Understands market conditions and competitive forces.

  • Promotes value-add assigned products in competitive situations.

  • Participates in marketing, promotion programs, and product launches from product businesses.

  • Maintains excellent relationships with vendor product managers and other selling resources


    • Bachelors' Degree required, Engineering Degree preferred.

    • 1 year preferred automation sales.

    • 2 years preferred technical experience using automation products.

    • Technical background and/or experience required.

    • Strong computer skills required.

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills preferred.

      WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

Keywords: Wesco, Jackson , Industrial Automation Specialist, Other , Jackson, Mississippi

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