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3M Product Specialist

Company: Crescent Electric Supply Company
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

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 others.
Develop Crescent's overall 3M product strategy to support the needs of the branches and regions to compete with local and national competition.

Work with 3M on their development of new products and negotiate pricing and service agreements that benefit Crescent and customers.

Select new products and negotiate initial pricing and service agreements.
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 needs.
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.

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 related processes.
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).
Company-paid holidays.
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.
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 leaders...together.
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.

Keywords: Crescent Electric Supply Company, Biloxi , 3M Product Specialist, Other , Biloxi, Mississippi

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