Company: HD Supply
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Company Overview HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one
of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The
company provides a broad range of products and value-add services
to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in
maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction
sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and
six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000
associates provide localized, customer-driven services including
jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified
logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its
customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in
which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving
organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and
inclusion - all of which are top priorities for the company.
Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow
professionally while providing competitive benefits and
compensation. If you're ready to find a rewarding career and
achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD
Supply is ready for you! Job Description & Qualifications Job
Summary Responsible for building product and/or service solutions
specific to customer needs. Secures new sales and retention of
specialized products and solutions using technical product and
brand knowledge. Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key
- Assists in the design, development, and testing of new
products, solutions, and services to meet customer needs and reduce
pain points and sales growth barriers.
- Educates and trains internal associates and customers on
products, regulatory requirements, and industry trends through
presentations, seminars, and training sessions.
- Works effectively with internal support departments to identify
and cultivate sales to new and existing customers. Generates new
business and ensures growth of existing accounts.
- Provides technical training to customers and communicates
customer feedback for future product developments.
- Meets regularly with customers to understand their evolving
needs and position product solutions to meet surfaced needs.
- Assesses application of company products or services and offers
solutions that meet customer requirements.
- Attends trade shows, customer-related events, national account
meetings, and other events to promote product and brand
understanding and awareness.
- Serves as a subject matter expert on products and the industry.
Nature and Scope
- Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem
solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations.
Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under
conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information,
that produce effective end results.
- Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to
the expected results. Determines and develops an approach to
solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex
problems or issues.
- May oversee the completion of projects and assignments,
including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress
and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to
employees' professional development but does not have hiring or
firing authority. Work Environment
- Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions
would be infrequent and not objectionable.
- Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and
there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions
there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
- Typically requires overnight travel more than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
- Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 5-8
years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 3-5
years of experience in a related field. Certification is required
in some areas. Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details HD
Supply/ USABlueBook is currently seeking a Product Specialist to
provide support to our customers for our Electrical, Level &
Pressure, Flow, Leak &Locating and Gauge sections. USABlueBook
is the country's largest distributor of products for water and
wastewater operations and maintenance. Begun in 1991 as a company
started "by operators for operators" our unique culture continues
to flourish in support of customers large and small across the
nation. USABlueBook features a 1,862 page catalog with best-selling
products from over 750 suppliers and stocks these in 5 warehouses
across the country. At USABlueBook we truly believe in providing
our customers with "The Best Treatment" in everything we do. Every
Team within our business views their work with the customer in
mind. Do you want to be part of a team that has had year over year
success and offers opportunities for personal and professional
growth? Is the customer always the focus of your actions and
activities in your role? If you do, this may just be the perfect
place for you. www.usabluebook.com . Preferred Qualifications
- 5+ years technical product experience in assigned
- Customer service experience.
- Industry and product experience.
- Technical background.
- Experience in equipment as related to the water/waste water
industry preferred. PRID PRID142 Job Locations US-IL-Waukegan
Posted Date 2 months ago (7/29/2020 4:05 PM) Job ID 2020-38751
Business Unit Facilities Maintenance Functional Area Sales Remote
Position? No Position Type Full-Time Posting Location : Postal Code
60085 HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals
with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action
Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified
candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin,
ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or
any factor prohibited by law.
Keywords: HD Supply, Waukegan , Product Consultant, Professions , Waukegan, Illinois
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