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Technical Sales Representative
The Company: Downee (a trading division of RMD Industries Pty Ltd) is a leading manufacturer, supplier and distributor of perimeter and closure solutions to the gate automation industry. While it has traditionally focused on fencing components, growth is being realised in the gate automation category of the business. Downee is now set to build upon its existing market presence and new product offerings.
The role: The Technical Sales Representative role is primarily focused upon assisting trade and professional gate installers/manufacturers customers with the technical aspects of gate automation and associated hardware product ranges. It is critical to the success of the role, that the applicant possess the following skills and/or experience: Excellent communication skills with a broad cross section of stakeholders; A solid foundation and knowledge in mechatronics; Field support and training to customers of gate automation; Effective training and support to on-site customers on their first install (or specific issue); Strong analytical abilities to partner with customers in defining opportunities to grow automation categories in their business; A commercial consultative approach to business development; Promote and educate customers on new and current products; Ability to work autonomously; Accuracy of work related tasks with a keen eye for detail; Physically fit with an enthusiastic approach; Sound Time Management and Organisational skills; Strong team player with a positive work ethic; The person: Preference shall be given to those applicants who have previous experience in the electrical/mechatronic services industry and/or a sound knowledge of basic mechanical and electrical know-how. Consideration will be given to those who do not necessarily have the prior exposure to such a role, but have the passion, desire and tenacity to succeed and develop a career beyond the immediate role that is offered.
The role is both challenging and rewarding. The environment is positive and exciting and will suit a person who enjoys working in a team based environment, as well as autonomously, once direction and activities have been specified. Opportunities beyond the current role offered include contributing to the development of product offering and technical solutions towards the growth of the automation category.
If you believe you meet the criteria of this role, please forward your résumé by following the links below. A remuneration package will be structured in the range of $75K to $90K commensurate with the capabilities, experience and knowledge of the successful candidate. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.