Careers

WATERAX is a tight-knit team, a range of professionals who share the goal
of providing wildland firefighters with the tools they need to succeed.

Product Specialist - USA

Type of position: Salaried, Full Time Salary: To be discussed, based on experience Competitive benefits

About WATERAX

Trusted by wildland firefighters around the world, WATERAX sets the industry standard by developing innovative portable fire pumps and water-handling equipment designed to withstand demanding applications and rugged environments. With a time-tested legacy of reliability, WATERAX carries on its mission to place powerful, precision-engineered pumps into the hands of the men and women who need to move water to protect our lives and communities from the ravages of wildfires.

Job Description

With your experience in wildland firefighting, join WATERAX and help us deliver the new MARK-3® Watson Edition across the USA. We’ll need your specific expertise to guide our channel partners (dealers) in basic pump operations, offer manufacturer’s recommendations, troubleshooting techniques and product training. This position is responsible for working with our channel partners and government agencies to effectively promote the features and benefits of the new MARK-3® Watson Edition pump with the goal of getting customers to switch to this next-generation version. Reporting to the Director of Marketing / USA Sales Divison, the Product Specialist will be working closely with the sales and marketing team, to perform technical presentations for the product (demos).

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for personalized deliveries and training for the MARK-3® Watson Edition pump to channel partners (dealers) across the USA;
  • Support the WATERAX sales team in deploying the MARK-3® Watson Edition pump to customers across the USA;
  • Demonstrate what makes WATERAX pumps superior by leveraging your experience and point of view as a wildland firefighter;
  • Represent WATERAX as a field expert and brand ambassador;
  • Provide basic pump operations training to channel partners, troubleshooting techniques, manufacturer’s safety recommendations;
  • Promote the MARK-3® Watson Edition by performing product demonstrations;
  • Event Support: Attend / exhibit at trade shows. Provide product and market expertise for events such as conferences, tradeshows, and seminars;
  • Debrief management and prepare summary report after each customer visit;
  • Capture marcom collateral such us testimonials, pictures, videos and generate content for social media platforms;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management;
  • Adhere to all WATERAX policies and procedures pursuant to sales administration processes and guidelines;
  • Adhere to WATERAX guidelines and policies in matters of ethics and code of conduct;

Education & Experience

  • Understanding of WATERAX products, services and capabilities. Must demonstrate ability to understand our products and mechanical concepts and to successfully communicate them to customers and sales channel partners;
  • Work experience in, and technical knowledge of, WATERAX products, applications and targeted industries;Work experience in, and technical knowledge of, WATERAX products, applications and targeted industries;
  • Experience in wildland firefighting is an asset;
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • College/Cegep Degree or equivalent, Business Administration preferred;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience;
  • Valid driver’s license and high ability & willingness to travel;

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent and effective oral and written communication abilities in English (Spanish is an asset);
  • Highly professional, positive attitude and professional appearance;
  • Strong people skills, listening skills and patience to work with customers;
  • Energetic and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment where priorities change quickly, and multi-tasking is a must;
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, delivering high quality work;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detailed oriented, methodical and accurate;
  • Must be persistent, action-oriented, results-driven and self-motivated;
  • Natural curiosity and passion for excellence, improvement and problem solving;
  • Ability to thrive in a small company environment and build strong relationships with coworkers, customers and partners;
  • Diplomacy and tact in interpersonal relationships;
  • Team spirit;