Integrated Grade Control Sales- Plains in Omaha, NE at Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co

Date Posted: 7/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary

The Grade Control Specialist is responsible for driving sales and demonstrations of grade control and other machine technology components within Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc.’s defined territory.  This individual will be the main conduit between equipment sales and customers interested in purchasing or learning more about John Deere’s SmartGrade machines and various other grade control systems.  In addition, may be asked to perform other department duties as directed by the WorkSight Manager.



 

Essential Functions

  • Support Dealer Sales Representatives on machine/grade control sale opportunities.
  • Have clear understanding of the grade control activities and applications that take place on construction job sites.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing customers and pursue target customers.
  • Demo machines with grade control at every possible opportunity.
  • Set-up base and rovers for Jobsites.
  • Able to Localize a Jobsite.
  • Support on-location Training with Customers and Murphy Tractor internal employees.
  • Manage communication and relationship with local grade control dealers.
  • Work with Murphy Tractor Team to Create customers quotes and factory orders for grade control systems.
  • Help develop training and marketing materials for local markets.
  • Organize end user promotions such as technology field days to gain higher brand recognition.
  • Perform in-field Grade Systems diagnostics, troubleshooting, and repairs as needed.
  • Maintain Inventory of Grade Control Systems, Components, and Gear
  • Collaborate with team on new products and continuous improvement updates.
  • Keep up to date on competitive offerings and differences.



Other Functions

  • Assist with other duties assigned and directed by corporate management within the framework of Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, Inc.’s objectives.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally as appropriate for the needs of customers or coworkers.
  • Strong focus on customer service.
  • Strong knowledge of Grade Control Solutions, Department Operations and construction equipment technology.
  • Good skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for demonstration purposes.
  • Able to maintain a standard operating Driver’s License.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Self-Motivated
  • Able to meet commitments and deadlines.
  • Able to complete required documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
  • Demonstrates openness to new procedures, technology and structure.



Physical Requirements and Work Schedule

Employee must be able to do occasional lifting of up to 60 lbs., crawl and climb on/under heavy equipment, walk over construction/excavation sites (irregular terrain), stoop, bend, kneel, twist and stand for extended periods of time.  Employee must be able to operate a motor vehicle day and night and will be asked to travel long distances with some nights out (estimated 65% travel).



 

Education/Work Experience

  • Prior Sales, Service, or Vocation/Technical degree and/or equivalent work experience or training in grade control is preferred.
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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