Technical Sales Specialist- LA

49029

About Us:

As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service.

 

STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Technical Sales Specialist to join our sales team! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.

 

Position Highlights Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
  • Pension Plan & 401k with employer match
  • Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Pay with multiple bonus opportunities

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, demonstrates and evaluates product training programs.
  • Initiates contacts with actual and potential customers, to include landscapers, loggers, golf courses, contractors, arborists and municipalities.
  • Maintains appropriate communications with Sales, Territory, Technical and Branch Managers to include a 60 day activity calendar.
  • Submits regular trip and program reports.
  • Attends trade shows, dealer open houses, and other dealer-specific events to promote the general relations between STIHL and individual dealers and end users.
  • Develops and implements training programs for product demonstrations, usage, service, etc. to be marketed to dealers and other parties in order to demonstrate, train and support STIHL products.
  • Actively markets programs through various media including bulk mailings, telephone and personal solicitations, trade show activities and other functions as assigned.
  • Conducts training at branch location, dealer locations or other designated venue.
  • Transports all required materials and sets up/closes down training equipment.
  • Follows up on feedback from sessions.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Specifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus additional formal education or training.
  • 3 years of related technical experience, 2 years of training experience, or demonstrated related ability.
  • Minimum of 3 days per week of overnight travel by road and/or air.
  • Frequent bending, lifting/moving up to 50 lbs., reaching, standing, walking.
  • Visual and hearing acuity.


Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare