Safety Products Subject Matter Expert

Systemax Inc. Trenton, NJ
Job Objective:

Global Industrial is seeking an energetic, goal oriented individual to join our Product and Sales teams. The ideal candidate will serve as a subject matter expert on all Global Industrial's Safety product categories and will be responsible for strengthening vendor relationships in conjunction with Product Management, providing technical expertise and support to our sales organization to capitalize on new and improved safety supply opportunities for our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Work with the sales team to ensure that emerging technology is consistently at the forefront of conversations with our customers

* Work with Marketing and Product Management ensuring emerging technology is available as part of our schedule and catalog offerings

* Maintain vendor certifications and provide insight on emerging technologies to our sales team

* When our customers have highly complex technology problems to solve, will support technical analyses, and requirements gathering, suggest alternatives and design solutions to include best vendor products to utilize (potential for supporting the actual install itself)

* Advise Bid team on best choice vendors to reach out to to quote proper solutions for the customer (in both best value and lowest price, technically acceptable environments)

* Deliver solution-oriented technical presentations and demonstrations to our customers

* Provide analysis of a customer's technical requirements, Safety product selection and rollout strategy.

* Technical Lead with support from our sales operations and product management team will examine specific requirements to verify product compliance with any customer requirement.

* Deep knowledgebase on current Safety hardware and service technologies, specifically in the realm of OSHA, MSHA, and ANSI regulations. Knowledge of CSA standards.

* Work as technical lead with subcontractors and vendor partners, assessing compliance and risk


* Bachelor's degree in Engineering and / or Occupational Health & Safety preferred

* Minimum 7 years of Safety Supplies Sales or Safety Consulting experience

* Ability to travel (role requires 25-50% domestic travel)

* Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience leading workshops and solution sessions on safety supplies with a focus on warehousing and distribution

* Proven ability to craft and write technical sections of proposals

* Excellent oral and written communication skills (documentation, client presentations, etc.)

* Superb interpersonal communication skills and the ability to participate on sales calls

* Must be dependable

* Must be enthusiastic and ambitious

* Strong attention to detail

* Strong customer services experience

Who We Are

We've been around for a while, and we believe our continued success is due to the basic principles of recognizing and rewarding superior performance for individuals and teams. We've seen this principle drive innovations and solutions to promote higher levels of productivity and customer service.

Our 70 year history of consistent success provides you with solid employment. We hire employees who are good at what they do and enjoy their work, and we offer a number of benefits and coverage for individuals and families. Our corporate culture strives to maintain strong communication at all levels, professionalism in our work, and respect for our co-workers.

Systemax is the parent company of the Industrial Products Group, which includes,, C&H Government, Nexel Industries, Industrial and other affiliated companies. Systemax's France operations include Inmac WStore and Misco

Global Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.