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Haltom City TX Full Time Posted: Friday, 7 December 2018
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Applied Industrial Technologies is currently seeking an Account Specialist to join our team. In this role, you'll get to flex your muscles by planning, implementing, and executing sales and marketing programs on site with one of our strategic customers. You'll help bring it all together as you call on engineers, maintenance, purchasing and others using your consultative selling approach to learn about your customers' applications and needs.

Along the way, you'll receive some of the industry's best benefits, unrivaled career development opportunities, and be a part of the best team in the industry. If you think you have what it takes we'd love to hear from you - apply today!


  • Perform a day to day review and processing of requisitions as assigned.
  • Perform data order entry into Applied's and customer's systems to obtain quotes, issue purchase orders, and maintain the blanket purchase orders for the relevant business.
  • Evaluate and resolve changes in part numbers through MSSR function, manufacturers or changes to fit, form, and function. Work with customer personnel to obtain approval of changes prior to material receipt. Notify customer of items that are obsolete or discontinued.
  • Partner with the customer to identify products needed and problem solve.
  • Continually identify duplicate stock codes or product.
  • Maintain lead times for those items on the look ahead.
  • Work with service centers to collect information on weekly backlog and past due reports.
  • Work with service centers and customers to expedite orders.
  • Provide product sourcing assistance and continually pursue products within our scope of supply.
  • Work directly with warehouse personnel and service centers to resolve receiving issues
  • Resolve, monitor, and track all product warranty issues with the service center.
  • Track cost savings achieved by Applied and documented value add to our customers.


  • 2+ years' proven sales and/or customer service experience with a tangible product OR purchasing mechanic, tool crib, and/or maintenance experience preferrably in an indusrial or parts counter environment
  • Relationship-building skills at all levels with customers and prospect organizations
  • Hands-on product demonstrations for customers and prospects; mechanical aptitude
  • Self starter, work independently, problem solving, accuracy, sense or urgency, sense of humor
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record are essential
  • ERP/SAP experience, preferred
  • Power transmission, automation controls, and/or industrial distribution product knowledge a plus


As an Account Specialist with Applied Industrial Technologies, you will be part of a stable and established company with consistently strong performance and growth. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation plus great benefits.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

Base salary and bonus opportunities

Health, vision, and dental coverage

401(k) w/company match

Paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays

Tuition reimbursement

Personalized training and development program

Career development and advancement opportunities

Build a rewarding career with a global leader in industrial distribution!

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to (see below) or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Haltom City TX, United States of America
Applied Industrial Technologies
Applied Industrial Technologies
12/7/2018 12:15:14 AM

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