Powell Industries, Inc. Senior Inside Sales Representative in Houston, Texas

To promote and sell company products and services to current and potential clients. Develop necessary competencies to enable potential move to an outside sales or other position in Powell Industries.

* Support of outside sales personnel in a back-up role

* Customer interface both internal and external on a daily basis

* Quotation preparation, Dynamics and Financial Reporter interface

* Manufacturing/Testing

* Quotation Support for outside sales personnel

* Contract Management

* Order Entry through Invoicing in Conjunction with Project Management

* Oracle Sales Order, Order Management and Projects

* Development and Clarification of Project change orders

* Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements

* BS Degree in Engineering, Business or Technical Sales preferred

* Minimum 3+ years of experience in an Engineering, Project Management, Production, or Sales & Marketing role

* General working knowledge of electrical products and applications

* Learn and apply practical experience from on-the-job training

* Learn company products and services

* Learn and become proficient at quoting company products and services

* Develop familiarity with electrical and power distribution products, concepts and applications

* Develop familiarity with NEC, ANSI and IEC power distribution equipment application standards

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Strong interpersonal skills, computer skills, and work plans skills

* Attend in house and outside training sessions

* Ability to develop and deliver product presentations

* Ability to work under pressure and put in the required time to meet deadlines

* Work will require significant local or regional travel to current and potential clients.

* Work requires a willingness to work a schedule above and beyond normal working hours to meet critical customer deadlines.

* Work does require occasional overnight travel and possibly international travel.

* Learn and follow company and departmental policies and procedures, work instructions, ISO policies, Safety Rules and Regulations

* Visibility requires maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive company image to the public