We're always looking for talented and creative individuals to join the PLP team. Below is a list of our current opportunities. Please apply as indicated below. 

PLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

 


PRODUCT DEMONSTRATOR 

Department: Sales & Marketing

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

We are seeking a Product Demonstrator who will be responsible for demonstrating the organization's products and services to customers in the various markets we serve. This role will provide training on proper product application and installation techniques. 

 

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Works and travels independently and with PLP sales personnel as required to demonstrate and promote PLP products

  • Assists in customer presentations as required

  • Coordinates scheduling of product demonstrations with the customer

  • Assists in product presentations and demonstrations as required

  • Provides technical advice as required

  • Investigates customer complaints regarding PLP products or services

  • Coordinates PLP product demonstrations with Distributor sales personnel and Manufactures Reps as directed by PLP Sales Manager

  • Investigates new product opportunities for PLP with customers

  • Cooperates with PLP Product Management and R&E as required to investigate market or product issues with customers

  • Works with sales management to effectively monitor expenses

  • Works with sales management to effectively monitor PLP product sample costs

  • Works to learn the sales forecast process

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Sales courses or college degree is considered a plus.

  • 1-3 years of previous successful field sales experience, product application experience

  • Ability to travel approximately 75% of the time

  • Ability to effectively communicate in both verbal and written situations involving internal personnel, manufacturers’ reps and customers and possesses a diplomatic approach to problem solving

  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and ability to perform strenuous work as required to demonstrate product installations in aerial and underground applications

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Must be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision

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SALES AND MARKETING ASSISTANT 

Department: Sales & Marketing

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

We are seeking a Sales & Marketing Assistant who be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support services to the Executive Staff in Marketing and Sales. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administering wireless communications program activities, coordinating annual sales meeting and customer visitations, customer and representative contact; copying and distributing correspondence to appropriate personnel; opening and distributing mail; answering phone and relaying messages, and ordering supplies.

 

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinates wireless communications activities including maintaining billing records, ordering new phones and/or accessories, activating and setting up PDA phones, troubleshooting problems and maintaining inventory.  Maintains cell phone number contract records

  • Coordinates the following activities to include, but not limited to:  annual sales meeting and customer visitations with appropriate personnel assuring that room is prepared for function, and providing refreshments and lunches as needed, Keeps record of past trade show information, including arranging registration, I.D. badges for booth staff

  • Coordinates these activities to include, but not limited to managing corporate purchasing cards, receiving and filing weekly travel planners for sales staff, coordinating hotel and travel arrangements, and generating airplane request forms for staff and forwarding for approval

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with secretarial coursework required

  • 1-3 years previous secretarial experience, preferably within a marketing environment

  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills in order to work with multiple personnel and diverse responsibilities

  • Prior event planning or coordinating events would be preferred

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PRODUCT SUPPORT SPECIALIST/ ENGINEER – ENERGY DISTRIBUTION MARKET

Department: MARKETING

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

We are seeking a Product Support Engineer who will be responsible for matters related to new product development and technical support for new and existing product lines, both domestically and world-wide. 

Job duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Provide technical support to customers, sales network, customer service personnel and international subsidiaries

  • Initiate new project and product requests

  • Work with sales network and end users to investigate material usage and industry pricing to enhance the success of new product development

  • Monitor progress on new product development, and work with Engineers on existing products to make changes necessary to meet changing requirements of customer or industry standards

  • Work with engineering to write and release industry focused seminar papers based on laboratory and field research

  • Analyze and resolve product malfunctions and complaints

  • Visit customer locations to provide product training

  • Travel when required with sales network personnel in support of sales efforts and to identify new opportunities

  • Able to travel 25% of the time

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Prior work experience including 1-5 years of previous experience or positions with technical and customer service experience desired.

  • Good verbal and written skills as the position deals with both internal employees and customers.

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