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Carotek - Outside Sales - Instrumentation and Valves Specialist
Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. Despite employing over 14,000 people worldwide, we have remained a family company, and are proud of our close-knit working environment. There are always two sides to working with us - the professional and the personal. Together they add up to a more rewarding career, day in and day out.

Role + Responsibilities

Carotek, Inc., a Representative of Endress+Hauser, Inc., is looking for an Outside Sales – Instrumentation and Valves Specialist to join their team in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. 

This position is reponsilbe for executing sales strategy and initiating contact with existing and potential customers in a specified territory for the sale of Carotek equipment including instrumentation, valves and services.  Acting as a consultative business partner, problem solver, trusted advisor and technical expert in the application of our products, the person in this position will assist customers in the application of the products and services to meet their needs resulting in revenue generation. 

  • Call on end-users such as engineers, technicians and supervisory personnel to provide process solutions and application advice on our products;
  • Call on architectural and engineering firms who service our end-user customer base conducting informational training sessions on our products and their application;
  • Establish effective relationships with customers to gain their trust and confidence in applying our products;
  • Review specifications, application requirements and other documents and work closely with Inside Sales for preparations of resulting quotations;
  • Provide technical support for customers in the proper use, operation and maintenance of our equipment;
  • Participate in local job-related professional organizations;
  • Grow territory by increasing penetration of existing accounts and developing new accounts;
  • Advise Inside Sales personnel as to margins to utilize for particular accounts or projects;
  • Actively maintain CRM database,
  • Maintain strong principal relationships;
  • Attend Factory training sessions for products represented...and more!

Qualification + Profile

  • Associates degree in a technical field or business concentration;
  • 4 years Outside Sales experience, preferably in a related industry and with a proven track record of success;
  • Inside Sales and/or Field Service work a plus
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical documents and product specifications;
  • Ability to identify critical decision makers within customer organizations;
  • Ability to recognize customer's needs beyond the stated or obvious;
  • Ability to work in a professional manner with individuals from varying backgrounds, experience and educational levels.
  • ISO 17025 Certification preferred but not required.
  • Working primarily out of your home, this job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This is a full-time position and there is some flexibility in the hours allowed but individuals in this position typically work Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. 
  • Travel is up to 75% of the time and primarily local during the business day, although occasional travel is expected, which may require overnight stays and weekends. Ability to transport self to various facility sites as required.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.    
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without restriction for an indefinite period.

Company Info

We are Carotek, Inc., a SunSource Company (www.carotek.com)    

We are recognized as one of the country’s strongest and most respected providers of products and services to meet the demands of a complex, high tech cross-industry market. 

We are recognized as one of the country's strongest engineering level agents, distributors and value-added fabricators. From the simple to the complex, we offer a broad scope of products and services in mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, valve, pump and steam specialties to the industrial, commercial and municipal markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia.

We are a full-service resource for the industrial, OEM, MRO, and mobile industrial equipment industries.

We attract top performing associates and match their skills with the best possible opportunity.

We provide an environment that allows our associates to maximize their potential through continuous learning programs.

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. Despite employing over 14,000 people worldwide, we have remained a family company, and are proud of our close-knit working environment. There are always two sides to working with us - the professional and the personal. Together they add up to a more rewarding career, day in and day out.
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We look forward to hearing from you!


Nearest Major Market: Knoxville