Anixter Intern - Product Specialist in Mattoon, Illinois

Intern - Product Specialist

Date Posted4/24/2017

LocationMattoon, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeInternship/JLD

Position IdEB-2756323767

Job Description

Anixter offers the industry’s most extensive portfolio of products, services and solutions for the Public Power, Investor-owned Utilities, Construction and Industrial markets. We offer value-added solutions — including industry leading technology, inventory management and after-hours emergency and storm supply — all designed to make our customers more successful. Our continued growth has created a need for an Intern supporting ourProduct Specialist position. If you want to become a part of our winning team, we want to hear from you.

Position Purpose

Partner with sales to provide expertise and answer questions regarding products and services. Demonstrate how product/services can solve customer issues and create sales opportunities.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

Assists Product Specialist in the following areas:

  • Develops strategic relationships with vendors in: negotiations, pricing, terms of sale, freight, and rebates.

  • Develops new product from concept to implementation.

  • Forecasts, prospects and bids for new business, customers, markets and additional service opportunities.

  • Provides field training and consultation to sales personnel on product information.

  • Promotes and reinforces business image as a total solutions provider.

  • Environmental Job Requirements

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy(50+ pounds) or awkward.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupMarketing/Product Management