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WESCO Engineer - Application in Bogota, Colombia

As a Engineer - Application you will be responsible for partnering with sales and manufacturers to provide technical expertise regarding applications of products/services. You will answer questions and demonstrate how product offerings and services can solve customer problems and create sales opportunities to promote and reinforce the business image as a total solutions provider. You will quote and manage orders for equipment and services sold for key manufacturers.


  • Provides technical expertise as a specialist for product solutions to existing vertical customers, Outside and Inside Sales Representatives.

  • Conducts detailed product demonstrations and supports pre-sale activities.

  • Targets new retrofit customers and projects utilizing product solutions benefits and contractor/turnkey partnerships.

  • Specifies products to meet customer requirements and needs, recommends inventory of products, and provides quotations working through existing manufacturers and in support of branch representatives.

  • Provides quotes to customers including public bid documentation, bid and performance bond documentation and management of orders through delivery and collection.

  • Partners with Purchasing and Regional Management to suggest inventory and manage price levels for all retrofit projects based on category objectives and supplier preference.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with vendors and customers, focusing on key agents and serving as liaison for technical product manufacturers to the field.

  • Trains and assists sales staff with product familiarity, new product development, related product technology, and sales skills.

  • Manages customer cases on product installation, configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Performs equipment commissioning/testing, project engineering/design and engineering product assembly.

  • Provides on-going training and support regarding purchased controls, application and equipment, prior to and after installation has been completed.

  • Conducts presentations for customers, consultant, fellow associates, conferences and meetings on product-related topics.

  • Provides customer support to include answering customer questions and addressing concerns. Ensures all cases are resolved or escalated to appropriate resources.

  • Lead and participate in presentation of Anixter products, services and capabilities at industry trade shows and conferences.


  • Bachelors Degree - Engineering degree, preferably in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is required.

  • 5+ years of contract negotiation

  • 3+ years working in the electrical utility industry for a manufacturer, distributor, utility, contractor, or engineering firm.

  • Demonstrated skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.

  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual, complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by a supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

  • Ability to travel 25% - 50% of the time.

Wesco International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Wesco"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.