NORTHCOAST ELECTRIC: Industrial Control and Sensor/Safety Specialist - Remote

Employer: North Coast Electric

Job Description:
At North Coast, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.

Our Leaders are focused on building customer-centric strategies, inspiring, empowering, and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.

This is an Outside Specialist position in which you will be providing customer business outcomes and solutions to internal and external customers on automation applications and related services. This position involves working closely with end-users, system integrators, OEM's, engineering consulting firms, and electrical contractors at local high-tech customers to get our products specified for use. We will provide extensive training opportunities on ail products and applications.

What You Will Do:

This is an Outside Technical Specialist position focused on all Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Products and related services
Perform as Marketing/Product Manager for Smart Components (Small Controllers, Industrial Control, Sensors, Safety, Distributed I/O, and conditioned based monitoring) products and related services, as a single point of contact for the Rockwell Business Unit
Develop marketing and business plans, technical, promotional activities, and support market objectives. Understand the existing market, trends, and competitive landscape
Customer business outcome-driven and a total solution resource
Work with both internal and external customers on technical and product training, product selection, and pre/post-sales support
Quotation preparation, including the development of material for Smart Components (Small Controllers, Industrial Control, Sensors, Safety, Distributed I/O, and conditioned based monitoring) and related services as needed for customer
Work closely with manufacturing sales engineers and engineering consultants to get Rockwell Automation and North Coast products and services specified
Play an active role with your customers buying behavior, becoming an intrinsic part of a customer's future manufacturing designs
Maintain a Sales Funnel to accomplish Sales Goals/Meet Sales Growth Objectives for the Smart Components (Small Controllers, Industrial Control, Sensors, Safety, Distributed I/O, and conditioned based monitoring)

What You Will Bring:

Strong written and verbal skills in a team environment
Allen Bradley application experience with Rockwell Automation Smart Components (Small Controllers, Industrial Control, Sensors, Safety, Distributed I/O, and conditioned based monitoring) and related services
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and TEAMS
Self-driven, active desire to develop a stronger understanding of all Rockwell Automation/AlIen-Bradley products and service offerings
College degree preferred or equal experience and expertise in this area

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Professional office environment and frequent computer use
Regional travel (customers, Service Centers, vendors, job site, etc.) and occasional out of area travel (training)
Lifting to 30 lbs.
Good driving record

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. North Coast is an Equal Employment Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. All decisions pertaining to hiring, transfers, and promotions will be made regardless of gender, age, race, or any other protected classification

Why work for North Coast?

Own your expertise and your future. Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers, and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.

North Coast Electric, a family-owned business since 1913, became part of the Sonepar USA family in 2019. We have locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Arizona. As a full line electrical distributor, we supply a wide range of electrical equipment to the electrical contractor, factory automation, industrial MRO, and commercial & institutional markets.

Our Competitive Benefits?

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long term and Short term disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services, and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 13 locally managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Contact Person: Cat Almanzor Hancock
Phone: 2064036130
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $85,000/year

Posted on February 21, 2023

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