Dematic Proposal Specialist in Austin, Texas
Functional AreaBusiness Development & Sales
LocationUSA - TX - Austin
Experience LevelMid Level
Required EducationBachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
The Dematic Austin office is seeking a proposal specialist, which includes with the writing and editing of product proposals. This role directly collaborates with the Solutions Development Team assiting with customers service in the sales process.
Job Family Responsibilities:Reviews sales proposals for products and service opportunities to determine proposal feasibility. Develops, edits and writes original proposal responses and other sales-related documents. Develops a complete understanding of the organizations structure and key buying influences of assigned accounts. Maintains customer and distributor contact, providing comprehensive technical product application assistance. Provides management with suggestions for improving volume, market share and price levels. Responsible for validating/endorsing the technical solution. May sign off on small / non-complex bids and proposals.Key Responsibilities:Performs full range of standard work for the professional field. Refers complex, unusual problems to others. Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.Education:Typically BS/BA in related discipline or advanced degree. Certification may be required in some areas.Knowledge and Experience:Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organizations business practices and issues. Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.Direction of Others:Provides general guidance or train support and/or professional staff.Key Working Relationships:Primarily intra-organizational contacts and external contacts.
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