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Corporate Office

ProPulse—a Schieffer Co.
9866 Kapp Court
Peosta, IA 52068

Direct Contact

Phone Number 
(563) 583-4758

Toll Free Number 
(877) 384-4673

Fax Number
(800) 303-4673

Email Address
info@powermovingforward.com

Power Your Career Forward

Life is short, work somewhere worthwhile.

With continued expansion and growth, ProPulse is a very healthy, stable and profitable company. As a recognized leader in the high-pressure hose industry, we offer numerous employment opportunities with comprehensive and competitive compensation plans. At ProPulse, our employees are second to none and are without a doubt, keep us powering forward. When you walk through our facility, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication the people put forth, taking pride in their work.

We are located in eastern Iowa, the heartland of the Midwest. Nestled in the northeast corner of the state near the Mighty Mississippi River, and close to the Illinois and Wisconsin borders, the Greater Dubuque Area offers a quality of living experienced by few others.

ProPulse is always looking for talented professionals—check below for open positions!

POSITION TITLE: Account Specialist

REPORTS TO: Director of Sales and Marketing

PRIMARY POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Account Specialists primarily handles the acquisition of new and current accounts. The role is responsible for analyzing, determining and planning a plan of attack to address the most crucial needs of the customer.  It is the responsibility to carry out first-class customer care and service. The Account Specialist is responsible for coming up with a strategy to manage the accounts and set objectives for on-going account management. This role will interact and communicate with the clients on a regular basis to determine changing trends and preferences. The role will pro-actively research the dynamics of the accounts and “like” organizations and propose growth strategies for the client. This position will manage conflict and come up with effective negotiation and sales strategies. This role is often required to assist and provide back up support to our customer service team with daily functions such as order entry, customer follow- up, pricing updates and relaying ship dates, delays and/or other order related anomalies.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include the following and any other duties that may be assigned.

  • Perform all aspects of the account management process, including (not limited to):

    • Identify and understand the requirements of new and current customers

    • Process daily transactions including quotes, orders, back orders, RMA’s, and deviations

    • Establish and develop long-term relationships with new and existing accounts

    • Maintain account management reporting through corporate CRM or excel

    • Collaborate with engineering and material teams to create customer proposals, as needed

  • Seek out and identify new business opportunities within existing accounts, initiating communication with decision makers to assess their needs and promote ProPulse® products or services.

  • Track and forecast sales by customer, BOM, components, purchase orders and revenue

  • Perform annual business reviews for management and customer enlightenment

  • Prepare and present information to senior and executive level managers as needed

  • Participate in sales skills training and corporate safety as required

  • Support daily activity of the customer service group, order entry, customer contact, shipping issue, pricing updates, etc.

  • Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are preferred of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

  • The Account Specialist will need to employ good business skills, including sales and marketing and high-level Microsoft suite compatibility

  • Strong negotiation skills and customer service

  • Creative and critical thinking

  • The ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written)

  • High motivation, energy and discipline

  • Good presentation skills

  • Have a understanding of hose industry and/or ability to learn new industries

  • Extremely organized to effectively work on multiple accounts at once

  • Must understand the sales process and customer needs

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Most important, a successful Account Specialist must have excellent interpersonal skills, as the primary responsibility is to establish and build relationships with others internally as well as externally

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • College degree or equal experience with specialization in sales or marketing or equal work experience. (Preferred)

  • Certification courses in software such as Power Point, MS Word, Outlook and MS Excel. (Preferred)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For the most part the work environment includes ambient room temperatures, well-lit work areas and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the warehouse/operations area where certain areas of the warehouse require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel; talk or hear; or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

ProPulse, A Schieffer Company is an Equal Opportunity employer and is proud to have a drug-free environment. All employment offers are contingent upon applicant successfully completing drug and background screenings.

Interested? Join our team, today!

Apply online or download the application and email it to hr@powermovingforward.com. We can’t wait to meet you!

Work at ProPulse

Here's what we love about

Working at ProPulse

POWERS-AMANDA
AMANDA
Assistant Production Supervisor

“There are always great opportunities for advancement within the company. I started as an assembly operator crimping on the assembly lines in 2018, never even having set foot in a factory before that, and within a few short months I was moved up to a line lead position and then to assistant supervisor.”

SCHROEDERMEIER-RUSTY
RUSTY
Extrusion Manager

“The people that work at ProPulse make it a great company to be a part of.”

ProPulse Employment Opportunities Ed Chappell Testimonial
ED
Quality Control Manager

“The work culture here is like a breath of fresh air.”

FLANAGAN - CORY
CORY
3rd Shift Assembly Supervisor

“What I like most about working for ProPulse is that if I ever have any issues or need anything that it’s very easy to get the resources that I need.”

Employment Opportunities Chris PowersTestimonial
CHRIS
1st Shift Extrusion Team Lead

“Not only do the hours I work fit well with my home schedule, but the people and management are great to work for. I feel engaged and connected to our mission, vision and goals.”

1st, 2nd & 3rd

shift options

Profit Sharing

annual bonus

Full-Time

with benefits

Part-Time

job share

Join the ProPulse Team, Today.

Here are just a few reasons why...

01

The
People

We don’t want to brag, but we think our team is pretty darn friendly, smart and collaborative. 

#rockstars

02

Core
Values

We actually take pride in and live by our mission, vision and five core values.

Crazy notion, right?

03

We're
Fun

We’re fun, and funny, but not  funny-looking!

Laughter, smiles &  positive attitudes
are a must.

04

You
Matter

Employees are encouraged
to use their voice and share their ideas, as all input is valued and welcome.

#fithappens

05

Growth
Potential

At ProPulse, we strive for growth in all aspects of what we do— personally, professionally
and culturally.

Grow with us!

06

Extra
Benefits

Employees enjoy extra benefits
like fitness memberships and company wide sales bonuses.

It’s not your basic health coverage.

07

Endless
Support

We believe two heads are better than one and four hands are better than two. Once you join our team, we’ve got your back.

Every time.

08

We're
Engaged

In-tune and engaged, we are dedicated to producing high-quality products for high-pressure cleaning and hydraulics.

#weknowhose

09

Work
Culture

Pull up a seat at the family table. At ProPulse, you will feel a sense of belonging. We’re loyal, passionate, honest and nurturing.

#youmatter

10

Life
Change

It’s not just a job for us at ProPulse: it is an opportunity to transform your career. What we do matters.

Become a Hose Pro, today!

Maximize Your Potential.

We're growing, so can you!

We have doubled in size since 2010. It doubled again in 2015 and is projected to double again by 2020! With plans for continued expansion and growth, we are a very healthy, stable and profitable company to work for.

As a recognized leader in the high-pressure cleaning and hydraulic industries, we pride ourselves in offering many manufacturing employment opportunities jobs in Peosta, IA with a comprehensive and competitive compensation plan to all employees.

Join the ProPulse team, today!

 

ProPulse
Core Values

ProPulse Core Values serve as guidelines not only for behavior, but also support consistency in daily decision-making processes and help focus on hiring the right people.

Integrity

We are honest and mutually respectful of our internal and external customers.

Flexibility

We embrace flexibility as a challenge for our products and our approach to change.

Safety

We insist upon safety and unsurpassed quality of all products and processes.

Growth

We focus on sustaining growth and value for the future of our company and individually.

Service

We demand of ourselves that we anticipate and go beyond customer expectations.

Innovating, engineering, and manufacturing hydraulic & high-pressure cleaning hose for OEMs and distributors worldwide.

Contact

9866 Kapp Ct.

Peosta, IA 52068

+1 (563) 583-4758

+1 (877) 384-4673

+1 (800) 303-4673