Graybar Technical Specialist - Industrial Automation in Saint Louis, Missouri

Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.

Purpose Support the sales of high tech automation and control products; work with branch personnel to identify opportunities for products to satisfy customer needs.

  • Specify products to meet customer requirements and needs

  • Recommend inventory of automation products

  • Inform sales staff and customers of new developments in automation and related products technology

  • Provide technical services to customers for the operation and maintenance of automation equipment

  • Provide technical support of automation and control products to customer and Company personnel and new product updates

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements Minimum Job Requirements Minimum of 1 year experience required: Progressively more responsible sales, marketing, and/or field experience Two-year degree required: Technical college or equivalent

Preferred Job Requirements 11 years experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge

  • Knowledge of high tech automation and control products

  • Knowledge of engineering principles related to customer automation products

  • Knowledge of suppliers' automation products

  • Knowledge of Company operations, sales, and Information Systems processes

  • Knowledge of the Company's structure, business, department functions, and their relation to one another


  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Team building skills

  • Organizational skills


  • Ability to work effectively with management and evaluate customer needs

  • Ability to clearly present complex solutions to non technical staff

  • Ability to make oral and written presentations to internal and external contacts

Working Conditions Traditional office environment. Extensive travel required.

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Title: Technical Specialist - Industrial Automation

Location: Missouri-Saint Louis