Job Description

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake division (NYSE:WLK), is one of the largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. With 23 manufacturing and distribution locations, the company supplies gasketed, solvent weld and restrained joint pipes and a wide range of fittings for a diverse list of markets including municipal water and sewer, plumbing, water well, pool and spa, and agricultural and turf irrigation. Westlake Pipe & Fittings is an industry leader in product development with Certa-Lok® spline-lock technology and product systems that are focused on building A Better Foundation.

To learn more, visit the website at WestlakePipe.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook. 

Our North American Pipe and Fittings operations are seeking applicants for a Sales (Specification) Engineer - North Region (Ohio and Northeastern states). We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic Engineers who wish to work with our sales team as a sales engineer with a focus on sales support through product specifications.  This position will interface with sales, product development, quality control, manufacturing and technical services to ensure Westlake Pipe & Fittings products are properly positioned in the market.  The primary deliverables of this position consist of the following elements:

  • Working closely with the North Regional sales team, promoting Westlake Pipe & Fittings’ products by ensuring our products are eligible for tender via qualifying our products for use on upcoming large projects and general usage within the North Region
  • Working closely with contractors, consulting engineers, municipal engineering departments and regional governments throughout the North Region to ensure correct design, specification and application of our complete product line within the municipal and golf sectors
  • Attend and present at technical conferences and participate in industry technical committees
  • Provide the sales team with technical sales support throughout the North Region
  • Regular traveling throughout assigned territory with particular emphasis on fast growing areas of the Region while liaising with municipal engineering departments and consulting engineers
  • Delivering technical presentations to municipalities and consulting engineers
     

You will discover yourself balancing office work with a field presence on the job site and at corporate customer premises.  This is a career that offers a social dimension similar to sales personnel in addition to engineering, so the best fit will be individuals who enjoy that mix of empirical assignments coupled to relationship management in a professional environment.    

Required Background

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Design Engineering
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) certificate
  • M.B.A. is preferred
  • Minimum of five years direct sales experience required; building product sales experience preferred
  • Must be currently residing in OH, PA, NY, NJ, CT or MA
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50 to 75% of the time. Ability to be away from home for multiple nights per week and riding in automobiles for several hours per day

Application Instructions

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