Careers

Join Our Team

For over three decades, J.R. Merritt Controls has been a leader in the evolution of industrial control, helping our customers experience heightened levels of machine operator productivity, comfort and safety. Join our team and help us shape the future of industrial human interface solutions.

Perks & Benefts

  • Competitive Health & Benefits Package
  • 401K Savings Plan with Company Matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Annual Performance & Bonus Incentives
  • Clean and Friendly Work Environment


Current Openings


Location: Midwest Territory

Employment Type: Full-Time


POSITION DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the continued growth in sales turnover through Direct sales as well as motivation and direction of independent Sales Partners within assigned territory. Facilitate communication between representatives and JRMCI Corporate, and maintain sales levels equal to or greater than those bilaterally established (Midwest Sales Manager and JRMCI Management).


TERRITORY

WI, IL, MN, IA, MO, ND,SD, NE and KS


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To sell directly and through qualified Sales Partners, the entire J.R. Merritt line of Control Systems and Operator Chair technology to all market segments within the assigned territory.
  • Follow up on leads generated through central marketing activity as well as those generated independently through cold calls, telemarketing, etc.
  • Meet or exceed sales volume quotas for direct and indirect sales turnover.
  • Review, recommend, and implement changes to the representative organization (as required) within assigned territories.
  • Monitor sales within assigned territories and report on progress, orders, Sales Partner information, and other data (content and frequency to be established by JRMCI Management).
  • First line technical service on issues pertaining to all equipment sold or previously installed within the specified geographic territory.
  • Monitor and report on competitive activity within the assigned territory and submit this information to the VP Sales and Marketing.
  • Identify new sales opportunities within the assigned territory and exploit each fully.
  • Produce monthly sales forecast, and annual budget reports on a rolling twelve month schedule by product (unit), sales representative, and dollar value.
  • Maintain and update sales database with activity and demonstration reports.
  • Oversee, plan, schedule, and provide technical support/training for existing products, and insure that all is provided to Sales Partners.
  • Organize and participate in J.R. Merritt and Partner sales meetings and open houses.
  • Participate and support regional and/or national exhibitions as required by JRMCI Management.
  • Participate in training programs as established by JRMCI Management.
  • Maintain inventory issued directly to themselves and to the representatives under their control.
  • Maintain maintenance of the equipment, supplies and sales tools provided to them by JRMCI.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Technical degree
  • Capital equipment sales experience
  • Representative management experience a plus.
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Ability to walk long distances and climb stairs while carrying twenty pounds of equipment.

BENEFITS

  • Home Office
  • Clean and Friendly Work Environment
  • 401K Savings Plan with Company Matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Competitive Health & Benefits Package
  • Annual Performance & Bonus Incentives





Location: Stratford, CT

Employment Type: Internship


POSITION DESCRIPTION

As a Marketing Intern, you will support the Sales & Marketing Team with updating and managing the company's eCommerce website.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Add new products to the web store utilizing the content management system.
  • Use company resources and platforms to write product descriptions, specifications, and general web page copy.
  • Conduct product photo shoots for new web store additions and prepare / size photos for upload.
  • Utilize search engine optimization (SEO) best practices when writing web page content.
  • Brainstorm and develop marketing strategies to support web store KPIs.
  • Review and analyze web store analytics to identify areas of improvement.
  • Assist with marketing campaigns and collateral as needed.
  • Complete other tasks and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current full-time college student or recent graduate
  • Majoring in Marketing, Advertising, and/or Communications
  • Technically inclined with the ability to learn new tools and software quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-driven
  • Photography skills (not required but preferred)
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop (not required but preferred)