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Drive Specialist in Portland, OR at Eoff Electric Supply

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Drive Specialist


Join the passion for our industry, we think our people make the difference!  Do you want to join a great team?

Eoff is a leader in the electrical industry, providing quality products and service to our customers from branch locations throughout Oregon and SW Washington.  Eoff Associates are the heart of our business.  We are always looking for talented, energetic and passionate people to fill our open positions. For more information, visit us at 

Eoff Electric Supply is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors with coverage throughout the United States, Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. 


We are looking for Automation/Drive Specialist to be the technical resource for Siemens Automation products.  This Specialist maintains relationships and develops new customers by visiting.   If you’re self-motivated, love building relationships with clients and looking to work with an industry leader, we want you to join our team!



  • Provide technical assistance to customers and use industry and product knowledge to support and build sales
  • Handles technical questions and objections with customers
  • Secure business from existing and potential customers by means of visiting the customer’s facility
  • Quote on customer requirements
  • Serve as a key point of contact for customers
  • Maintain our high standards of quality and customer service at all times
  • Provides selection and design advice
  • Able to differentiate products/solutions
  • Supports outside Sales with customer orders
  • Determines type of merchandise desired by becoming familiar with products sold and utilizing vendor catalogs and other reference materials


  • 2 – 5 years’ experience working in the Automation or Electrical Distribution industry with an emphasis on Drive and Motion products
  • Knowledge of industrial electrical products and applications
  • Knowledge of Control and Automation products to include, PLC’s, industrial sensors and networking products
  • Knowledge of Siemens products
  • Skilled in selling products & services, negotiating sales, pricing and terms
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and present ideas and solutions to customer
  • Outgoing personality that works well with others
  • Maintains strong customer service skills and inter-personal communication skills



We offer a competitive salary; outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognized your achievements.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

Business Unit: Eoff