Inside Sales Representative- 3569
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY: Associate will perform a variety of duties that support the sales process including quote and competitive opportunity follow-up, proactive outbound calls to selected direct and distribution accounts, and lead qualification activity. Associate will follow-up on new win opportunities to promote customer satisfaction throughout the quote and order process. ISR may be a customer liaison, responsible for promoting and maintaining positive customer relations. Provide opportunity status information to key areas of the organization including sales teams, product management, operations departments, and management teams. This position requires the ability to follow company policies and procedures. Position could provide career path to other sales or customer service functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Qualification of Thomson sales leads from multiple sales leads with documentation in CRM (Customer Relations Management System). ISR will call lead source to qualify lead data and address immediate needs.


    • Quote follow-up based on identified criteria within 24 hours of customer receipt. Generate new and repeat sales by supporting supplemental quote requirements and removing barriers to win new orders.
    • Verify that the quote provided complies with the customer’s original request. Educate customers about product features and benefits in order to improve product related sales and customer satisfaction.
    • Support field sales teams to identify opportunities that may require customer support assistance.
    • Work in conjunction with operations teams to ensure that commitments made to gain new orders are met.
    • Provide voice of customer feedback from quote follow-up calls to product management and sales management teams. Identify trends in customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction.
    • Provide win/loss summary reports with quote follow-up status to the management team including: Vice-President and General Managers
    • Act in a leadership role while training and coaching Sales Administration associates on sales support processes.
  • Promptly address customer issues or complaints with the assistance and input of other internal associates.
  • Support vertical market and business unit growth initiatives as identified.


    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.
  • Conduct sales calls via phone to selected channel partners or direct accounts to identify immediate and future needs and sales potential.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lead by example, setting high standards for effective communications both internally and externally.
    • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Power Point & Outlook).       Previous experience with an ERP system preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly with a willingness to obtain functional knowledge and understanding of company products, policies and procedures.
    • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
    • Superior telephone etiquette.
    • Ability to understand and respond to customers in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to improve the service levels to customers.
    • Strong organizational skills, ability to compile and present data.
    • Ability to work well in stressful environments and to remain calm and positive in adverse situations.      
    • Ability to sequence task with frequent interruptions.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks while meeting deadlines for completion through effective time management.
  • Ability to promote positive customer relations and quickly build rapport with customer contact via phone.



  • 5 years Inside Sales and/or Customer Service related experience.
  • Minimum 2 year degree in related field required.

SCOPE AND IMPACT OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has a significant impact on every dimension of the business. The level of customer service to external, as well as internal customers affects the overall image of Danaher. Exceptional performance will positively impact quality, delivery, and cost; as well as, help foster customer growth.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Thomson
  • Job Type: Customer Service
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 2/4/2019

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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