Auction Sales Associate

Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Opening ID: 18523
Job Family: Account Managers
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2018

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and servicing of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision.

Building on 89 years of growth …

There’s never been a better time to join us!

Our auction subsidiary, JJ Kane, currently has an opening for an AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATE.  The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.  The territory for this position would be the greater St. Louis, MO and surrounding areas.  The chosen candidate would need to reside within the territory.  The successful candidate would call on customers, construction companies, cities and municipalities, etc., to find used equipment to consign at our auctions.  We auction all kinds of used equipment, including bucket trucks, digger derricks, construction equipment, back hoes, skid steers, mini excavators, tractor crawlers, dozers and more!  We encourage you to check out our company websites to explore Altec’s strong history.  Please go to www.altec.com, and www.jjkane.com to learn more. 

Apply on-line at https://www.altec.com, then click on Careers.

The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to the job, with a strong commitment to providing customer service within a team environment.  If you have the qualifications and, of course, the passion for sales, please apply!

  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Two years of successful outside sales experience within Altec or similar industry is preferred.
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s and experience outlined above, 7 years minimum of directly related industry-specific successful outside sales experience is required.
  • Candidate must be able to live within the territory mentioned above.   
  • Candidate must have flexibility for overnight travel.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

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 annually).
  • 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.

Altec Values

• Customer first • Enjoyment of work • Family • Financial stability • Integrity

• People are our greatest strength • Quality • Spiritual development • Teamwork

Altec offers a competitive salary, a company vehicle and the ability to earn a significant incentive when you exceed your sales quota.  Altec also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program

          • Retirement 401(k) Program

          • Vacation and Holidays

          • Flexible Spending Accounts

          • Tuition Assistance Program

          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program

          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

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, 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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