3M Product Specialist
Company: Crescent Electric Supply Company
Posted on: September 23, 2022
As a 3M Product Specialist, you are responsible for developing
and maintaining the most favored distributor status with 3M. You
will serve as a supplier's liaison and point of contact for the
category of responsibility into Crescent Electric Supply Company
and all divisions/brands/sub-locations. You will establish and
maintain mutually-beneficial relationships across the entirety of
CESCO and all its business functions including Supply Chain,
Sales/Services, IT, Marketing, Business Intelligence/Analytics, and
THIS POSITION IS OPEN FOR REMOTE WORK.
Develop Crescent's overall 3M product strategy to support the needs
of the branches and regions to compete with local and national
Work with 3M on their development of new products and negotiate
pricing and service agreements that benefit Crescent and
Select new products and negotiate initial pricing and service
Establish, implement, and own the end to end product category
strategy. This includes developing business plans that support the
required physical, logistical, capital expenditures, and inventory
Develop a market by market comprehensive plan and implement that
plan across the regions. Provide increased value to the existing
organization via improved buying processes, selling strategies,
enhanced rebates and improved inventory performance.
Work with marketing to develop content marketing tools for mobile
and web print publications.
Align with Field Initiative Managers to provide tactical tools to
the regions and salesman to quickly drive growth.
Optimize our rebate potential and inventory investment by
negotiating advantageous cost and rebate programs with vendors.
Work with key suppliers to identify supply chain efficiencies and
drive network to compliance
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and two to
five of product category industry experience (purchasing, sales, or
marketing) or equivalent combination of education and
Experience within electrical distribution industry, working for
either a manufacturer or an electrical distributor, preferred.
Must be analytical, be able to solve problems, be able to create
solutions, be cost conscious, be a strategic thinker and be able to
adapt as the situation requires.
Must be proficient in the operation of a personal computer and
proficient in operating the various components of Microsoft
(specifically Excel and Word).
Sales experience a plus.
Experience with Eclipse operating system a plus.
Familiarity with the construction and industrial markets and their
TOTAL REWARDS AND BENEFITS
Crescent Electric's compensation package includes an array of
top-tier benefit options, including:
Eligibility for health, and dental, vision coverage, 401(k) plan,
and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms.
Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance,
short-term disability, long-term care, and Employee Assistance
Program, subject to applicable waiting periods.
Excused Absence time off and Paid Time Off (PTO).
Other benefits for which you may be eligible includes supplemental
life insurance, hospital indemnity, and accident and critical
illness benefits with cancer coverage.
Eligibility: Employees are eligible for health, dental, vision, and
life insurance benefits on the first of the month following 30 days
of employment. Employees who are 21 years of age or older will be
automatically enrolled in the company's 401(k) plan once they
achieve 90 days of employment.
FAMILY OWNED. CULTURE OF QUALITY. OPPORTUNITIES TO ADVANCE.
Crescent is transforming and we are on a mission to power the
communities we serve through teamwork and relentless customer
focus. We have a vision of uncompromising teamwork committed to
becoming the industry leader for our employees, suppliers, and
shareholders. At Crescent, you will have the opportunity to develop
professionally, grow personally and have the flexibility to balance
your life's priorities. Let's serve together. Let's power our
communities together. Let's become THE industry
Crescent Electric Supply is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.Candidates are subject to pre-employment assessments,
Motor Vehicle Record review, criminal background checks, references
check, and a post-offer drug screen.
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