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Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer

Job ID 
2018-4076
Job Locations 
US-TX
Posted Date 
2/13/2018
Category 
Sales
City Name(s) 
Houston

More information about this job

Overview

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

Responsibilities

Position will be responsible for calling on civil engineering firms and promoting the complete line of water management solutions under the Advanced Drainage Systems portfolio including HDPE and Polypropylene pipe and fittings, StormTech retention/detention chamber systems, Nyloplast drainage structures, Water Quality products and more for use in the storm sewer and sanitary sewer markets.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

 

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical sales calls to civil engineering firms promoting ADS products and services
  • Developing relationships with the local engineering community
  • Working with engineers on project designs to increase specifications of ADS products on upcoming projects
  • Assisting engineers with technical issues and resolutions
  • Conducting lunch and learns with engineering firms/targets
  • Participating with industry trade associations that focus on engineering activity (ASCE, etc.)
  • Assist and collaborate with Field Sales Representatives on project opportunities as needed

Job Skills:

  • This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
  • Understand of storm sewer and sanitary sewer systems
  • Strong technical acumen
  • Ability to work without day to day direction
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Consultive selling capabilities
  • Can do attitude
  • Strong initiative

Educational Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering or Construction Management Degree

Preferred Experience:

  • Internships while in college helpful
  • Good understanding of the local engineering community

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift small samples
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Heavy local travel daily with frequent stops

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.