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Careers at WPG Americas

WPG Americas, Inc. is a fast growing distributor of electronic solutions partnered with leading edge technology manufacturers to support customers at all phases of their design, development and production cycles. As a division of WPG Holdings, one of the world’s largest electronic component distributors, we are in a prime position to expand our global footprint in the Americas.

We have a dynamic, entrepreneurial corporate culture that recognizes achievement and encourages creativity and self-initiative. At WPGA, you can be part of the team working in a competitive and challenging industry where you can make a difference every day. We offer employees career opportunities with competitive compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off and a 401k plan. In addition, we have ongoing training programs to help you get up to speed quickly and support professional growth.

If you are interested in joining a winning team, growing your career and contributing to the success of a fast growing organization, then you should be working with us! 

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STORAGE / MEMORY REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

The position will be responsible for existing and ‘net new’ Storage / Memory Customers, developing a solid understanding of the customers’ Storage / Memory application and market position. Understanding product desires, communicating the customers’ present and future design challenges, presenting business proposals as well as value proposition and total solutions for the responsible market segment. This role combines business development and selling professional services. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.


Locations

Mid-Atlantic Region: Washington DC metro area, Baltimore or Philadelphia


Qualifications

A minimum of 5-7 years' sales experience

Working knowledge of Storage / Memory market / industry / ecosystem

Technical knowledge and/or Bachelor's degree (Engineering is preferred)

Excellent oral and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences

Must be extremely flexible due to the changing priority of project initiatives

Effective negotiation skills

Must have great attention to detail in planning and documentation

Self-motivated, client-focused and possess the ability to work well under pressure

Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills

Ability to travel, work independently and/or with sales people


Job Description

Strong business development skills ability to seek out and develop new customer opportunities

Provide prompt support for opportunities or issues by the sales force, FAE’s and manufacturer’s rep teams

Escalate and manage complex issues requiring factory engineering support to applicable supplier

Develop a detailed and steadily increasing knowledge of relevant products

Create supplier related business plans to meet annual sales budgets including business analysis, competitive

  landscape, challenges and obstacles

Plan, coordinate and present regular business reviews for key accounts with management teams

Present training and mentoring to internal staff

Attend industry functions and provide feedback and information on market and trends

Identify opportunities for campaigns and services that will lead to an increase in sales

Meet quarterly business goals



INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for performing the tactical sales activities of the business, servicing requirements for parts; responding to inquiries; opening new accounts; expediting orders; developing business relationships with new and existing customers; and coordination with other Sales department personnel to perform joint activities and projects. Work with the field sales team and supplier partners to generate sales growth and enhance gross profit. In addition, proactive call outs to find new customers for WPGA.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.


Location

Scottsdale, AZ


Basic Qualifications

1 to 3 years sales experience with a proven record of growth in a business-to-business environment

Ability to build influential relationships with customers, suppliers and co-workers

Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills

Effective negotiation skills

PC proficiency in the MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree and/or certification

Bilingual - Spanish

Experience with CRM tools and account profiling a plus


Job Description

Work closely with the managing tactical sales operation process – order entry new account set ups, servicing customer

  requests and expediting orders

Interacts internally with various departments – product, warehouse, field sales and management

Uses basic knowledge of product line cards matching product offerings/solutions to customer needs business analysis,

  competitive landscape, ROI measurement, challenges and obstacles

Coordinate quoting, booking and tracking business to other geographic regions

Responsible for maximizing billings, net revenue and gross profit

Prioritize customers and opportunities with greatest potential for success