JJ Kane Outside Sales - Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Opening ID: 30990
Job Family: Account Managers
Date Posted: May 9, 2024

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec is an industry leader, providing equipment to electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and signs markets. We help customers dig deeper and reach higher! Altec’s auction subsidiary, JJ Kane, extends the lifecycle of critical equipment that allows new markets—small businesses and local individuals—to continue using products. This is great for the environment and for communities. environment and for communities. JJ Kane Auctions is the premier nationwide remarketer of fleet equipment in all industries served.

JJ Kane continues its nationwide growth strategy, seeking an Outside Sales Associate residing in the Philadelphia, PA area. The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to the job, with a strong commitment to providing customer service within a team environment.

JJ Kane auctions all types of used equipment including; bucket trucks, digger derricks, construction equipment, backhoes, skid steers, mini excavators, tractor crawlers, dozers, fleet cars, and more! Altec, family-owned since 1929, has the reach and resources of a large organization with the heart of a local firm. “More than just building equipment, we also build relationships.” Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Please visit: https://www.jjkane.com/careers/ to learn more.

Apply on-line at https://jobs.altec.com

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Two years of successful outside sales experience within Altec or similar industry is preferred.
  • 4-year bachelor’s degree required
  • Candidate must be able to live within territory of Philadelphia, PA.  
  • Candidate must have flexibility for overnight travel.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

This position is for self-starters with a strong interest or background in mechanical products or equipment, with excellent communication, time management and administrative skills.

  • Candidates should have skills, abilities, and the desire to work collaboratively with the Pre-Owned Equipment Division personnel and Auction Company personnel to identify industrial, construction, etc. and to determine viability to sell at future scheduled auctions within the territory (4 to 8 auctions montly).
  • Sales experience is needed to meet the primary challenge to gain additional, similar equipment to be consigned for sale at scheduled auctions utilizing established customer databases for direct mail advertisements, telephone communications, and personal sales calls.
  • Skills and abilities coupled with an “attention to detail” perspective is needed to ensure consigned equipment will be “ready” to present and sell at scheduled auction: equipment description, photos, title, operations, and timely movement of equipment to the auction site.
  • Mental aptitude to successfully complete training to gain knowledge and understanding of the business via participation in auctions (buyer registration, data entry, invoicing, titles).
  • An extroverted and professional personality is needed to participate in developing and maintaining positive customer relations at auction’s hospitality facilities.

Why join Altec?

  • Work-life balance
  • Consistent work schedule/standard hours
  • Flexibility
  • Values-based culture
  • Stability of a 90+ year old company
  • Challenging, rewarding work environment
  • Promotional opportunities

Benefits

Among our core values is a focus on family and financial stability, and we believe it is important to provide associates with a competitive benefits package. Highlights of Altec’s benefits package are listed below.

Learn more by visiting Compensation & Benefits – Altec Inc

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Care Plans
  • Retirement Savings Plan – Traditional 401(k) or Roth 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, and Vacation Purchase
  • Company Wellness Programs (Physical, Social, Emotional, Spiritual, Financial)
  • Personal and Professional Learning/Development Opportunities
  • Plus more!

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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