We have a Full-Time Job Opening
Company: R. E. Purvis and Associates, Inc.
Company website: www.repurvis.com
Position: Sales Engineer
Date Available:
Location: Bloomington, MN
Deadline for Application: January 1, 2016
Submitted by: Tim O’Brien
Email Reply: [email protected]


Company Information:
Founded in 1990, R. E. Purvis & Associates, Inc. has grown to become the Upper Midwest’s premier seal and related components distributor. With on-hand inventory and product expertise, we’re ready to support your company’s needs with a variety of options. We bring innovative sealing solutions and industrial component parts to the customers who need them. Our focus is always customer facing. Years of technical experience support even the most stringent applications. We, along with our vendor partners, manage supply of product throughout the life cycle of the application. Our quick prototype turnaround, testing support, FEA, logistical planning in accordance with supply chain needs, and warranty monitoring for quality and reliability ensures ultimate customer satisfaction. ISO9001:2008 certification means we have the business practices in place to be an extension of your operations. We work hard to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations through our knowledgeable, well-trained employees and our efforts to continuously improve our systems and processes.


Position Purpose: • Identifies and develops new prospects for sales opportunities. • Interacts with existing customers to increase sales and customer satisfaction. • Project direction and management – work with customers, internal co-workers and vendors, to move projects forward to a satisfactory outcome. Responsibilities: • Close and grow sales through professional communication with existing and potential customers. • Identify and resolve customer concerns; recommending a course of action to alleviate these concerns in the future. • Work with engineering and purchasing teams to make sure customer requirements are met • Maintains knowledge of competition, Purvis products and market trends.


Requirements: • Technical/Engineering background preferred • Post-secondary degree preferred. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Willingness to work a flexible schedule • Valid Driver’s license • Ability to travel, including overnight and multiple-night trips. • Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Mechanical aptitude, with the ability to read and understand blueprints. • Strong technical aptitude – able to understand technical concepts of mechanical, Fluid Power and other concept, as related to our products. • Be able to work effectively with all levels of Company staff. • Be able to work effectively with customers and vendors to resolve issues. Experience: • At least 1 year of experience in field sales or in a related area.


How to Apply:
Qualified applicants are asked to email their resume with cover letter to [email protected].