Automation Specialist - PLC/HMI/Software
at Rexel USA

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

Job Description

We are looking for an Automation Specialist to join our Rexel Automation team in Solon, OH!


  • Responsible for Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, and Software products
  • Presents products and systems to customers and internal personnel.
  • Collaborates with customers on requirements and best solutions for their automation projects.
  • Generate bill of materials around technical specifications
  • Requests market level/competitive costing from Suppliers
  • Works closely with our outside sales staff to determine proposal price to customer.
  • Answers miscellaneous technical call and emails.
  • Participates in product meetings, seminars and training schools to enhance and maintain personal and product knowledge.
  • Participates in improving operations by offering potential solutions to existing methods.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of PLC, HMI, and Software Solutions (Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley knowledge is a plus)
  • Knowledge of electrical practices, and design considerations.
  • Will need to use product knowledge to recommend best solution.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with outside sales staff, customers and co-workers to satisfy job requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize job tasks.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability & willingness to pitch in and help others if required.

Skills, Knowledge, and Education Required

  • 4 year college degree in Engineering or similar equivalent technical degree/experience.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to drive decisions with influence.
  • Product and application knowledge essential.
  • Qualified applicants must be customer oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate/advanced computer skills, specifically with Excel/Outlook/Word.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Job Type: Sales
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/12/2019

About Us

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Our Focus on Smarter Solutions Made Us America's Premier Distributor Millions of US electrical customers trust the expertise, resources and relationships of Rexel USA, Inc. As the US presence of one of the world's largest electrical distributors, we apply our knowhow, productivity tools and hands-on business-building initiatives to help our customers thrive.

Not satisfied with simply delivering products, nearly half of our employees are dedicated to improving how we connect customers with the supplies, solutions and services they need. We've developed supply chain models that reduce inventory, raise productivity and cut installation costs.

We also help our customers uncover new opportunities. Our energy teams can slash the cost and raise the performance across a facility – from lighting upgrades to complete energy management solutions.

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