END DATE October 12, 2016
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Fluid Power Sales Specialist

Applied Industrial Technologies - Baltimore, MD

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  • Company
    Applied Industrial Technologies Applied Industrial Technologies
  • Location
    Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

As a Fluid Power Specialist at Applied Industrial Technologies, you will use your strong customer service and fluid power technical skills to plan, implement, and execute target fluid power marketing programs. You'll spend time interacting with our team of Account Managers and their customers to determine their fluid power needs and then help to meet that need. You will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, retention, and sales results!

This position can be located anywhere in the Greater Baltimore/Maryland region.


* Coordinate fluid power initiatives with various Service Centers and Regional Managers

* Make fluid power presentations to both internal associates and customers

* Conduct training for both internal associates and customers

* Make joint sales calls with the field sales staff

* Assist in the development of fluid power data collection; interchange information, case histories, Documented Value Added, and application data

* Responsible for helping set sales target goals and execution of the fluid power marketing strategy

* Perform other duties as assigned or directe


* 3+ years fluid power (hydraulic and/or pneumatic) sales experience

* Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal

* Ability to read / understand technical drawings

* Work independently and as part of a team

* HS Diploma or Equivalent


* Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, or Bachelor's Degree

* International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Certification highly desired

Desired characteristics

* Work independently and as part of a team

* Listening, negotiating, and effective questioning skills

* Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems

When you join the Applied(R) team, you will enjoy:

* Base salary and bonus opportunities

* Comprehensive benefits package including health care, vision, & dental, 401(k) with company match

* Personalized training & development program

* Career development opportunities

Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied (R) employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.

Different Voices. New Perspectives. Boundless opportunities. Applied is committed to offering equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees based on their training, experience and overall qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or citizenship status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law. We are also committed to a drug-free workplace. We value you, your background, and your unique experiences that help add to the richness of the Applied team.

Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates. Apply today!

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than five million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4776 to let us know the nature of your request.