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Automation Specialist at Rexel USA

Automation Specialist

Rexel USA Sacramento, CA Full-Time
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We are seeking a Automation Specialist to join our Gexpro team at our Sacramento, CA location:

Summary of Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prospect and qualify automation-related sales opportunities in various vertical markets
  • Define new customers and markets for emerging automation product technologies
  • Identify customer needs, propose solutions and support orders for assigned automation products
  • Become subject matter expert in the assigned product category
  • Assists sales staff and customers with product selection and questions
  • Provide product training both internally and for customers. Both in person and remote.
  • Manage demo product room and keep updated


  • Working experience with automation hardware and software products. Preferred familiarity with GE/Emerson MAS Machine Automation Solutions
  • Ability to identify customer needs, propose solutions and assist orders 
  • Able to identify and affect customer internal support processes which affect purchasing decisions
  • Ability to promote the value-add of the assigned products in competitive situations
  • Effective listening, communication, negotiation, and consensus-building skills
  • Ability to transform product and service opportunities into sales opportunities when appropriate
  • Strong arbitration skills to effectively listen, communicate and gain consensus
  • Leadership Skills
  • Ability to coordinate and conduct training workshops and technical sales seminars
  • Ability to work with Project managers, the Operations teams and Inside/Outside Salesforce 
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with vendors


  • A four-year engineering or technical degree or appropriate experience, Electrical preferred, Mechanical accepted
  • Ability to identify and demonstrate technology solutions for customer applications
  • Valid driver's license for region of business operation with a good driving record
  • Previous experience with customer service
  • Excellent communication skills/phone etiquette
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Customer service mindset
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to leverage the entire organization to achieve results
  • A desire to learn and become an expert in their field
  • Self-motivated
  • Computer-savvy and high comfort level with technology
  • Must be able to be successful and productive in a fast-paced environment



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