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We Light The Way!

 

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.


Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.

Job Description

Responsible for supporting Acuity Channel Sales and channel customers by providing exemplary sales support.  Responsibilities may be, but not limited to: lighting sales tasks, quoting within Acuity systems, providing product specification sheets, order entry & management and post sales warranty issues.  Candidate should continually seek opportunities to broaden customer relationships by ensuring customer requirements and expectations are exceeded.

 

Job Responsibilities

Sales Activities:

  • Provide special reporting, and coordinate basic/medium level special projects to support sales management, sales reps/account managers, and/or agents.
  • Implement campaigns and collateral 
  • Facilitate process for setting up new distributors.
  • Conduct sales visits with Acuity Sales or Account Managers to foster customer relationships.

 

Quoting Process:

  • Understanding of customer requirements from formal or informal Requests for Quotes to build ABL material list, counts and customer quotes.
  • create Acuity specification sheets to include in submittal packages.
  • Create or understand simple lighting application design.
  • Create and facilitate Bills of Material and respective pricing with Acuity Quotes department
  • Submit low/medium quotes when acting as the agent/sales rep.
  • Provide frontline technical support
  • Clarification of customer Purchase Orders against latest quote in Acuity system

 

Order Entry & Management:

  • Entry of customer Purchase Orders into Acuity system
  • Manage distributor orders until shipment
  • Communicate order status to agents/Acuity Account Managers/Acuity Sale

 

Post Sales Facilitation:

  • Enter Request for Claim for resolution direction from Acuity Warranty team
  • Manage post sales and warranty resolution implementation with appropriate Acuity department when needed

 

ABS-Lean Initiatives:

  • Use Acuity Business System (ABS) Tools daily for individual and departmental metrics.
  • Use Lean and ABS Tools to identify opportunities within daily work and process improvement events.

 

Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years experience required
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent required

 

Competencies
  • Project Management
  • Team Mindset
  • Personal Leadership
  • Achieves Business Results
  • System Expertise
  • Quotes
  • Strategic Focus & Direction
  • Technical Aptitude
  • Formal Selling
Travel Requirements
  • 1-20%
Physical Requirements
  • Sedentary Work

 

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

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Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Req ID:  912


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Customer Service Representative, HVAC, Database, Project Manager, Sales Support, Customer Service, Operations, Technology, Sales

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