New Brighton, Minnesota

WESCO is known for the best service and the best people, always going above and beyond to provide top-notch service to our customers. As a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, WESCO’s goal is to ensure that our customers have the products they need, when and where they need them — whether that is on a construction site or in a manufacturing plant. We back up those products with proven expert services that help companies increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, create safer workplaces, and achieve sustainability goals. If this is a culture you want to be a part of, we invite you to join WESCO, a place where inclusion and diversity is valued and continuous improvement is a way of life.


·        Calls on client, management and representatives, to convince them of desirability of automation products or services offered.

·        Provides technical services to clients relating to industrial automation products.

·        Makes sales contacts, research customer needs and provides product and application information; demonstrating technology solutions for customers.

·        Gathers, analyzes and shares technical information and solutions to internal and external customers.

·        First line of pre/post automation sales support for sales teams.

·        Develops expertise in industrial automation product groups.

·        Participates in joint sales calls with customers and prospects.

·        Participates in ongoing training to maintain technical competency in product and complimentary product areas.

·        Understands market conditions and competitive forces.

·        Promotes value-add assigned products in competitive situations.

·        Participates in marketing, promotion programs, and product launches from product businesses.

·        Maintains excellent relationships with vendor product managers and other selling resources


1 year preferred automation sales. 

2 years preferred technical experience using automation products. 



Bachelors’ Degree required, Engineering Degree preferred.



Technical background and/or experience required.

Strong computer skills required.

Excellent communication and presentation skills preferred.


Working Environment:

·         Outside Sales – Work is generally performed in an office environment, but employee may need to travel to customer sites or warehouse facilities.  Driving may be required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts.   Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.


physical requirements:

·         Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 


mental requirements:

·         Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.

·         Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.

·         Employee required to problem-solve. 

At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.”           

New Brighton, Minnesota

WESCO Distribution is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor - we're a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs and increase efficiency through LEAN Customer Value Creation (LCVC); and save energy with Green and Sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service, and results that exceed customer expectations.

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