The Solutions Specialist provides sales support to Global Vermeer dealers through training, product demonstration assistance, developing new hire sales people and assisting dealers in aggressive sales opportunities. This position maintains relationships with dealers to ultimately serve them better and provides internal Vermeer team members with information to improve service and product and to grow market share.
Essential duties and responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist dealers and other customer facing groups in conducting equipment demonstrations and field applications. Proficiently operate and demonstrate Vermeer’s product offering as compared to the competitor’s product line.
Create and deliver strategic and tactical training for sales and service personnel to promote the features and benefits of Vermeer products versus the competition.
Train customers/dealers on various application specific details and the effects on the machine performance.
Continuously contact customers to ensure product and service satisfaction. Create sales training audio CD’s, dealer sales training materials, parts and service training materials and Web conference meetings and materials.
Represent Vermeer by attending tradeshows, customer day events, sales meetings road shows and demo tours by being the expert on the product line.
Associate's degree Major: Business or equivalent
3-5 years of Product/Dealer and training experience. Vast knowledge of the product lines, Vermeer and Vermeer systems is critical for success.
Other Skills and Abilities
Through increased knowledge in the area(s) of Vermeer product line as well as competitive product offerings, market share and size opportunities.
Ability to effectively manage travel time spent at dealerships, tradeshows, and customer visits; training material completion deadlines and new product launches.
Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers.
Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships, which encourage openness with customers and peers.
Ability to provide accurate, professional and error free documents.
Ability to obtain sales goals and continuously develop dealers.
Ability to operate product line equipment.
Ability to be customer oriented and have a can do attitude to provide effective training and product support.
Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills including effectively serving as the frontline of communication between the dealer sales network and the factory.
Ability to make good decisions in very difficult and tense situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
CDL driver's license
Vermeer is an EEO/AAP/M/F/V/D employer
Dec 21, 2012, 3:13:26 PM
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