Sales Training Program

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 22025
Job Family: Account Managers
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2020

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Job Description

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.

Our 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.

Altec’s Sales Development Program

Altec has several opportunities available for candidates to join Accelerate: Altec’s Sales Development Program. These entry-level candidates will complete a six month comprehensive training program where they will cross-train with all of Altec’s business units. This program will prepare new hires for placement in an outside sales position within the desired region.

Altec Inc. is an industry leader, U.S. manufacturer, and the OEM of aerial units, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment.  With in-house training and technical sales support, you will have the tools and network to be successful and to present solutions with confidence. 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

  • Has a strong commitment to providing customer service within a team environment.
  • Possesses excellent communication, time management and administrative skill.
  • Has the passion for sales!
  • Is relationship- and value-driven.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four year Bachelor's Degree; Business or Engineering preferred.
  • Must be available for extensive overnight travel - Up to 80% during training program.
  • Able to obtain a CDL.
  • Total communication and information processing skills are required.
  • PC skills using spreadsheets, word processing, and other office management applications required.
  • Proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Learn potential application of company products and/or services and offer solutions that meet customer needs.
  • Research and present reports showing potential customers the cost benefit of purchasing Altec products or services.
  • Learn to provide technical training to clients and communicate customer feedback for future product development.
  • Use technical knowledge of product offerings to support and build sales.

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength –

Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

Altec 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.

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

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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