Certified Fluid Power Specialist - Devine Hydraulics

Responsibilities in Brief:

  • Design/draw schematics for hydraulic systems, power units and call out components to meet the customer’s requirements
  • Troubleshoot hydraulic systems in-house, in the field and on-site at customers
  • Support sales and marketing efforts to grow hydraulic system and service sales

Overview:

As a Fluid Power Specialist at Devine Hydraulics, Inc., you will use your strong customer service and fluid power technical skills to assist in the planning, implementation, and execution of targeted fluid power marketing programs. You’ll spend time interacting with our team, from technicians to President, and our customers to determine their fluid power needs and then help to meet that need. You will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, retention, and sales results.

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for an individual that is either a Certified Fluid Power Specialist (CFPS), or is on the path to become one, to join our team. This individual should have mechanical ability and enjoy learning how machines and other equipment work. This individual must also be good at mathematics and basic science. In addition, they often need to communicate their ideas to others in oral or written form or through drawings and graphs. They must study to keep up with changes in the industry.

Responsibilities in Detail:

  • Coordinate fluid power initiatives with various Sales and Management
  • Design, write specifications, size and select components for hydraulic systems
  • Make fluid power presentations to both internal and external stakeholders and customers
  • Conduct training for both internal associates and customers
  • Make joint sales calls with the field sales staff
  • Assist in the development of fluid power data collection, interchange information, case histories, and application data
  • Responsible for helping set and meet sales target goals and execution of the fluid power marketing strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed

Requirements:

  • Design/draw/interpret hydraulic systems/schematics
  • Friendly and professional with an inquisitive nature and a driven problem-solver
  • 5+ years fluid power (hydraulic and/or pneumatic) experience in a sales support role
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • Ability to read / understand technical drawings
  • Understand hydraulic symbols, read system schematics, and is skilled in using hand tools, power tools, micrometers, and testing equipment
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Good computer skills including Windows-based apps (Outlook and Excel), ERP systems (ideally QuickBooks) and CAD programs
  • Good at math with analytical abilities
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy (up to 50lbs) items
  • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset

Preferred:

  • Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hydraulic, Pneumatic & Mechanical knowledge in complete systems, System/component testing/troubleshooting as well as hands on training in the testing processes for team technicians and outside sales support of Pumps, Valves, Cylinders, etc.
  • International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Certification highly desired

Why Work for DHI:

Devine Hydraulics, Inc. is a firmly established (1983) manufacturer, service provider and distributor of hydraulic systems and components. With thousands of customers, we’ve built a business that understands the market allowing us to competitively succeed. Although we are the largest in our industry in this part of the US, we retain an entrepreneurial spirit that rewards excellence. We offer:

  • Competitive pay that grows with your ability to succeed
  • A friendly culture that is business focused, but employee driven
  • We offer health insurance, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacations, paid holidays and more
  • Company-sponsored trips and activities
  • First-shift with occasional voluntary overtime