OEM Application Specialist - Western Canada

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA, T2C 5V1

Company: Applied Industrial Technologies

Our Purpose is to help our Customers, our Associates, our Suppliers, our Communities and our Shareholders in Achieving Superior Performance! This is what Applied Canada stands for. Applied® is a leading value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power components and systems, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers. With over 50 facilities located across Canada and 650 Associates, Applied® supports the steel, mining, forestry, agriculture, automotive, oil and gas, food processing, power generation, pulp and paper, and transportation industries, just to name a few. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial, fluid power, and flow control applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services. 


Applied Industrial Technologies LP is an extensive network of industrial distribution facilities located throughout Canada.  We are currently seeking and have an immediate opening for a qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of OEM Application Specialist (Southern AB). This position could be based out of any of our locations within Southern Alberta however, our preference would be within the Calgary, AB region.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for new business development as well as maintaining existing sales with all products but with a  focus on hydraulic, pneumatic and lubrication products  
  • Engage in direct OEM sales activities  - prospect for new OEM  customers, set appointments for sales efforts, respond to customer’s requirements  
  • Work with management to develop sales strategies and new business prospects
  • Identify opportunities to sell One Best Applied portfolio of products & services and hand off non-focus products to management  
  • Effectively manage  customer base  to meet or exceed sales targets
  • Maintain cooperative and productive team relationships with your fellow staff members
  • Attend training and sales meetings as required
  • Applied will provide technical and product training for all major lines.


The successful candidate may have the following qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant industry experience with a focus on OEM customers/clients is required
  • CFPS (Certified Fluid Power Specialist) would be an asset
  • Be sales and service oriented
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • Deliver on growth and profitability
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals
  • Have good organizational skills
  • Ability to prospect for new clients
  • Maintain customer relations and build new relationships
  • Analytical and problem solving capability
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to build relationships with inside sales force and other team members
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Self motivated and the ability to work independently




You will be part of a stable and established company with consistently strong performance and growth. We encourage you to contribute fresh new ideas. Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities
  • Health, vision, and dental coverage, RRSP w/ company match
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities for development
  •  Company supported community involvement opportunities


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or any other characteristic prohibited by law.


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