Job Description

Meter Specialist - Fortiline

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The overall responsibility of this position is to sell meters, metering systems, and to aid existing sales force in the same. The person is responsible for identifying, pursuing, and closing potential metering opportunities across Central Texas, South Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas/Missouri, or Kentucky. The person will report directly to the GM of the Municipal Group, and will have constant interaction with meter manufacturers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Work closely with GM, Regional Sales Manager, Estimators, Branch Manager, Outside Sales and Inside Sales to ensure a smooth Bid Delivery process
Be thoroughly aware of all upcoming bids; maintain close communication on pending bids with customers, engineers and owners in addition to utilizing various Construction Data Services
Through frequent municipal utility and engineering visits , develop a close personal relationship with all accounts
Have a strong understanding of municipal and project specifications.
Have a strong understanding of metering, AMR, AMI for exclusive manufacturers as well as competitive metering products and companies. 
Partner with vendors to visit with engineers and municipalities to be sure they understand the benefits of the products we sell
Manage all bids to ensure Fortiline quotations are well organized, thorough, meet specifications and are price competitive
Maintain continuing education to stay on the cutting edge of metering technology
Work with meter manufacturers to secure exclusivity in any given territory
Work closely with vendors to ensure we are receiving the best pricing and customer service
Oversee metering sales in Central Texas, South Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas/Missouri, or Kentucky.
Coordinate regular travel with existing sales force to train, pursue, and ultimately close projects
Ensure proper and effective verbal and phone communication with customers. Acknowledgement of orders, monthly project summaries and project delivery status
Respond quickly to Branch Manager on edit list issues for pricing and cost
Keep order backlog and quote front log updated and accurate in Mincron
Play an active role in securing quick payment on all invoices.  Coordinate and respond to the Credit department on all payment issues
Present a professional image at all times to customers and vendors
Perform other related duties as assigned
General computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
A working knowledge of Mincron - Bid entry, pricing and order management
Able to perform takeoffs on all metering projects

Experience/Skills/Abilities:

Effective oral and written communications skills
Must have effective organizational skills - including strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Works well in a team environment
Management, leadership, customer service skills
Time management - understand how to prioritize and complete work within the specified timeframe
Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
Solid relationship building skills

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

Often travel to constructions sites requiring the use of safety equipment
When in the office, typical office environment - moderate noise level 
Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds
Some overnight travel may be required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Some college plus work experience will be considered

Job Expectations

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with GM, Regional Sales Manager, Estimators, Branch Manager, Outside Sales and Inside Sales to ensure a smooth Bid Delivery process
  • Be thoroughly aware of all upcoming bids; maintain close communication on pending bids with customers, engineers and owners in addition to utilizing various Construction Data Services
  • Through frequent municipal utility and engineering visits , develop a close personal relationship with all accounts
  • Have a strong understanding of municipal and project specifications.
  • Have a strong understanding of metering, AMR, AMI for exclusive manufacturers as well as competitive metering products and companies. 
  • Partner with vendors to visit with engineers and municipalities to be sure they understand the benefits of the products we sell
  • Manage all bids to ensure Fortiline quotations are well organized, thorough, meet specifications and are price competitive
  • Maintain continuing education to stay on the cutting edge of metering technology
  • Work with meter manufacturers to secure exclusivity in any given territory
  • Work closely with vendors to ensure we are receiving the best pricing and customer service
  • Oversee metering sales in AL, GA, and FL
  • Coordinate regular travel with existing sales force to train, pursue, and ultimately close projects
  • Ensure proper and effective verbal and phone communication with customers. Acknowledgement of orders, monthly project summaries and project delivery status
  • Respond quickly to Branch Manager on edit list issues for pricing and cost
  • Keep order backlog and quote front log updated and accurate in Mincron
  • Play an active role in securing quick payment on all invoices.  Coordinate and respond to the Credit department on all payment issues
  • Present a professional image at all times to customers and vendors
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • General computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • A working knowledge of Mincron - Bid entry, pricing and order management
  • Able to perform takeoffs on all metering projects

Experience/Skills/Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Must have effective organizational skills - including strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Management, leadership, customer service skills
  • Time management - understand how to prioritize and complete work within the specified timeframe
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Solid relationship building skills

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • Often travel to constructions sites requiring the use of safety equipment
  • When in the office, typical office environment - moderate noise level 
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds
  • Some overnight travel may be required

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Some college plus work experience will be considered

Time Type

Full time

At MORSCO, our commitment to excellent customer service is just part of our story.  We’re also dedicated to supporting our most valuable asset, our associates! One of the ways we do this is by offering a variety of high-quality benefits for our associates and their families.

All full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - plus paid holidays

Voluntary benefits:

  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Cancer/Accident/Heart/Stroke Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

MORSCO is a leading U.S. distributor of commercial and residential plumbing, waterworks and HVAC, with showrooms across the country. Since our inception in November 2011, we've grown rapidly through a series of acquisitions and store openings. MORSCO 's family of brands consists of Morrison Supply, DeVore & Johnson, Murray Supply, Wholesale Specialties, Express Pipe & Supply, Farnsworth Wholesale, and Fortiline Waterworks. In 2018, MORSCO was acquired by The Reece Group, Australia's leading provider of plumbing, HVAC and waterworks products.

MORSCO is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer



Posted 9 Days Ago

Full time

REQ-02229

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