Technical Service Representative- Fluid Power


Valparaiso, IN, US, 46383

Company:  9024-Engineered Sales (ESI)


Our company culture is friendly, fun with healthy competition and rewards. At Applied Industrial, we offer integrity, inclusion, and career advancement. Individual contributorship and ideas are encouraged and welcomed.

We are hiring an Inside Sales Representative in Valparaiso, IN

As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, Applied Fluid Power and our network of 20+ fluid power companies.  Fluid Power is commonly seen in markets that include packaging, mining, offshore/marine, medical, material handling, construction, aerospace, automation, robotics, and entertainment. Our Fluid power systems are comprised of a myriad of components, including pumps, cylinders, valves, hose, fittings, gauges, sensors, filters, seals, and reservoirs.

Sentinel Fluid Controls/a division of Fluid Power provides hydraulic and pneumatic components and value-added services.  As an Inside Sales Representative with you’ll spend your time interacting with our customers in determining their fluid power needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Inbound/Outbound calls.
  • Process and expedite orders, customer returns and returns to vendors in an accurate and timely manner with efficiency in vendor follow up to ensure timely delivery.
  • Provide technical and application information.
  • Sourcing and getting quotes from vendors, effectively handle correspondences from customers and fielding calls from customers.
  • Some assembly work when necessitated.


Why Join Us?
There is a reason we have been named a Best Workplace 21 times. For all that you bring to your work, you'll receive the rewards and resources you need to feel fulfilled both professionally and personally. So, in addition to competitive pay including and all the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader (401K, insurance, time off, etc.) we also provide: 

  • A great work/life balance!
  • We have a track record for being a great employer. (Best Workplaces 21 years in a row, Best Workplace from Forbes 2021, Outstanding Employer Support award by the US Navy, 50 Best companies to sell for in the US - just to name a few).
  • Applied has been fortunate to retain associates who have built long lasting careers. 25% of our US team has 20+ years of service!


Position Requirements:   

  • Inside Sales within the industrial marketplace preferred.
  • Mechanically inclined and or experience with hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Computer proficiency including MS office, SAP/ERP/Prophet 21 a plus!


Education and Experience:

  • Ideally but not required, a degree in the fields of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Technology, and or a sales/business background. 

Come for the job, stay for the career. For immediate consideration-Apply Today!  

As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

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

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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