Why Join Altec?
If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That’s why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.
Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries throughout the world.
Altec Supply provides aftermarket parts, accessories and service needs for our customer’s equipment.
Altec Supply is currently looking for an Account Manager in the New Orleans, LA or Baton Rouge, LA area.The qualified candidate will be responsible for the outside sale of Altec Supply products and services in a specific geographic area or designated account(s). Major responsibilities include the following:
• Produce sales of products in a designated area or designated account(s) to meet pre-established quotas.
• Manage and support the designated area of responsibility consistent with Altec values.
• Utilize skills in territory management, account management, and time management.
• Perform sales calls, presentations, and product demonstrations.
• Assist in establishing quotas, pricing, forecasting, and receivables collections.
• Attend product/sales meetings.
• Develop external and internal personal customer relationships.
• Complete all sales related paperwork such as sales call logs and expense reports.
• Maintain a high level of customer service.
• Produce product sales to meet or exceed established quota.
• Build and maintain customer profiles and market data.
• Ensure that sales strategic plan and critical issues are met.
Education, Experience, and Skills Required
• Four-year Bachelor Degree required
• Current valid driver’s license required.
• Minimum of one year of work experience. Experience should be sufficient to know that outside sales and customer service are career objective required..
• PC skills using spreadsheet, word processing ,and other office management applications required.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Product and/or industry knowledge preferred.
Other Position Specifications
• Flexibility for moderate overnight travel.
• Must complete the Product Knowledge and Sales Skills Training as required by Altec
Should the candidate meet the qualificaions of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.
Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with 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, 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.