WPG Americas, Inc. is a fast growing distributor of electronic solutions partnered with leading edge technology manufacturers to support customers at all phases of their design, development and production cycles. As a division of WPG Holdings, one of the world’s largest electronic component distributors, we are in a prime position to expand our global footprint in the Americas.

We have a dynamic, entrepreneurial corporate culture that recognizes achievement and encourages creativity and self-initiative. At WPGA, you can be part of the team working in a competitive and challenging industry where you can make a difference every day. We offer employees career opportunities with competitive compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off and a 401k plan. In addition, we have ongoing training programs to help you get up to speed quickly and support professional growth.

If you are interested in joining a winning team, growing your career and contributing to the success of a fast growing organization, then you should be working with us!

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REGIONAL LIGHTING SPECIALIST


This position will be responsible for the technical positioning of the WPG lighting line card and the individual must be knowledgeable on current products, new technologies, market applications and trends. We are looking for a career minded, detail oriented individual who will be able to handle multiple projects and assignments concurrently. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges. Becoming a trusted advisor of our customers is critical.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Chicago - North Central Region Support

Qualifications
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the lighting industry and/or electrical or electronics distribution experience preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences
• Must be extremely flexible due to the dynamics of the lighting industry and the needs of our customers
• Must possess superior interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
• Self-motivated, client-focused and possess the ability to work well under pressure
• Must have great attention to detail in planning and documentation
• Strong product knowledge or technical design and engineering background
• Ability to seek out new lighting customer opportunities
• Training field sales team

Job Description
• Regional Lighting business development
• Technical discovery and support for sales teams
• Product solution development
• Pre/post sales
• Technical support directly with our customers
• Pre/post sales


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PROGRAMMER


This position is responsible for helping create our new E-Commerce platform as well as supporting existing web services. Primary focus will be the development of server-side PHP, database design and ensuring high performance to requests from the front-end. Additionally, you will assist integrating front-end processes into our existing back-end business environment..

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Tampa, FL

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
• Previous experience working as a PHP Developer for at least 1 year.
• Proficient in PHP, HTML 5, JavaScript, JQuery
• Experience with PHP MVC frameworks (codeIgniter, Zend, Etc)
• Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques.
• Excellent relational database skills with MySQL
• Knowledge of API’s such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Maps, Instagram, etc.
• Ability to travel

Job Description
• Develop and maintain cutting edge web-based PHP applications
• Build innovative, state-of-the-art online applications and collaborate with the User experience teams
• Ensure HTML, CSS and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications
• Prepare and maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools
• Utilize backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API
• Optimize and improve existing codebase for maintenance and scalability
• Use test driven development and acceptance methods to ensure application quality
• Interface with internal teams to gather requirements and develop software solutions
• Convey effectively all task progress, suggestions, schedules and technical process issues
• Keep current on new trends and practices in web development


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FIELD SALES REPRESENTATIVE


This position is responsible for solution selling of technology products and services to customers that design, manufacturer or purchase in the OEM market as well as Electronic Manufacturing Service space. Develop relationships in existing account base and generate new customers through account development to expand the reach of WPG Americas as a distributor. Work with inside sales team, Field Applications Engineers and supplier partners to generate sales growth, enhance gross profit and secure new design wins.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Andover, MA
• Austin, TX
• Orlando, FL
• Seattle,WA

Basic Qualifications
• 1 to 3 years sales experience with a proven record of growth in a business-to-business environment
• Ability to build influential relationships with customers, suppliers and co-workers
• Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills
• Effective negotiation skills
• PC proficiency in the MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelors’ degree
• Technical degree and/or certification
• Experience with CRM tools and account profiling a plus

Job Description
• Develops basic customer business plans to meet annual sales and GP$ budgets for accounts including:
• Interacts with various levels at customer (Purchasing, Engineering, Materials, Finance, Management)
• Uses basic knowledge of product line cards matching product offerings/solutions to customer needs
  business analysis, competitive landscape, ROI measurement, challenges and obstacles
• Coordinate quoting, booking and tracking business to other geographic regions
• Plans, coordinates and presents regular business review for key accounts with management team
• Prioritize customers and opportunities with greatest potential for success
• Ability to work remote from a home office –if applicable

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST - POWER


These positions will be responsible for the technical positioning & business development of the Power Solutions line card. You must be knowledgeable on current products, new technologies, market applications and trends. We are looking for career minded, detail oriented individual who will be able to handle multiple projects and assignments concurrently. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges..

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Locations
• Central Region - Chicago

Qualifications
• A minimum of 2-5 years' experience in power solutions related sales and electronic distribution
• Bachelor's degree (Engineering is preferred)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences
• Must be extremely flexible due to the changing priority of project initiatives
• Must possess superior interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
• Must have great attention to detail in planning and documentation
• Self-motivated, client-focused and possess the ability to work well under pressure
• Strong product knowledge or technical design and engineering background
• Ability to travel and work independently or with sales people

Job Description
• Regional power solutions business development
• Product solution development
• Pre/post sales
• Product solutions support for existing sales team

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INNOVATION TECHNICAL CENTER ENGINEER


This position is responsible for handling tactical requests which support customer design requirements by interfacing with the field engineering team, sales organization and customers to insure proper collaboration and follow-up to field inquiries. Research technology solutions to support technical deliverables generated for the WPGA field sales teams.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Schaumburg, IL

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Industrial Engineer or Computer Science
• Working familiarity with Electronics Components and Design Tools
• Presentation and project skills
• Working knowledge of computer hardware and software

Preferred Qualifications
• Participation in a design project from concept to completion
• Cross functional team leadership experience
• Understanding and knowledge of system level design incorporating hardware and software

Job Description
• Partner with field sales team and customer on design requirements
• Research new technologies and create technical whitepapers and selector guides
• Assist the Core Engineering team in system level positioning or parts, services, solutions resources, training
  and develop technical escalation paths
• Work in a team environment


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