Careers

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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Finance Staff Accountant

In this position, you will report to our Finance and Accounting Manager. This role will help with month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing, accounts payable, fixed asset management and sales and use tax return reporting.

Location – Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description

  • Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing tasks
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Prepare account reconciliations and investigate variances
  • Fixed assets
    • Prepare fixed asset schedule and related depreciation entries
    • Prepare property tax rendition and review tax billing
  • Accounts Payable
    • Review open invoices and reconcile to Supplier Account Statements
    • Validate invoices and prepare payment proposals
  • Prepare and file sales and use tax return
  • Ad hoc assignments from management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2-5 years accounting experience
  • Professional team play with good communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and prioritization
  • High attention on details and accuracy
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Bilingual preferred – English and Mandarin
  • ERP experience preferred
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Regional Business Development Specialist – Automotive and Transportation

In this position you will focus on Automotive business in the Transportation Industry and will be responsible for establishing key customers, developing a solid understanding of the customers’ end systems and market position.  Understanding product desires, communicating the customers’ present and future design challenges, presenting business proposals as well as value proposition and system solutions for the responsible market segment.  This role combines business development and selling professional services. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges..

Location – Michigan

Job Description

  • Strong business development skills ability to seek out and develop new customer opportunities
  • Provide prompt support for opportunities or issues by the sales force, AE’s and manufacturer’s rep teams
  • Escalate and manage complex issues requiring factory engineering support to applicable supplier
  • Develop a detailed and steadily increasing knowledge of relevant products
  • Create supplier related business plans to meet annual sales budgets including business analysis, competitive landscape, challenges, and obstacles
  • Plan, coordinate, and present regular business reviews for key accounts with management teams
  • Present training and mentoring to internal staff
  • Attend industry functions and provide feedback and information on market and trends
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns and services that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Meet quarterly business goals

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ sales experience
  • Experience with customers in the Automotive and Transportation Industry
  • Technical knowledge and/or 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
  • Effective negotiation 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 presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel, work independently and/or with sales people
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Warehouse Associate

This position will focus on Lighting and Power and will be responsible for establishing key customers, developing a solid understanding of the customers’ end systems and market position.   Understanding product desires, communicating the customers’ present and future design challenges, presenting business proposals as well as value proposition and system solutions for the responsible market segment.  This role combines business development and selling professional services. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges.

Location
– Southhaven, Mississippi

Primary Responsibilities

  • Pulling, filling, packing and setting up orders for delivery or pickup
  • Maintain the ability to determine the status of an order at any given time
  • Follow any special instructions pertaining to an individual order
  • Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving and storing functions as required
  • Complete all documentation and requirements relating to inbound and outbound orders
  • Receive shipments, log into inventory, maintain inventory through audits
  • Report any quality or inventory discrepancy issues to the appropriate person
  • Communicate positively with leads, supervisors, sales staff, fellow workers and customers
  • Assist in keeping facility clean, neat, safe and operating efficiently
  • Process returns accurately
  • Follow all established policy and safety guidelines
  • Attend meetings as required by management
  • Assist in keeping facility secure
  • Maintain proficiency in computerized systems and other technologies as required
  • Follow company policies and procedures including ISO and ESD
  • Validate and comply with customers special instructions and if issues arise e/mail sales associates
  • Recognizes and understands product numbers and alpha/numeric codes
  • Understands inventory and warehousing processes and procedures
  • Able to work independently with some direction

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 2 years in similar position preferred
  • The Warehouse Associate must be able to read, count accurately, do basic math, and write legibly
  • The ability to follow directions is extremely important
  • Familiarity with materials handling and radio frequency equipment is beneficial
  • Basic computer skills required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to bend twist, stoop, reach and climb
  • Lift materials up to 75 lbs
  • Must also be capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time
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Field Sales Representative

In this position you will be responsible for solution selling of technology products and services to customers that design, manufacture 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, applications engineers and supplier partners to generate sales growth, enhance gross profit and secure new designs.

Locations
– Schaumburg, IL
– Toronto, Canada

Job Description

  • Uses basic knowledge of product line cards matching product offerings/solutions to customer needs
  • Engages at various levels in customer decision making chain (Purchasing, Engineering, Materials, Finance, Management)
  • Develops basic customer business plans to meet annual sales and GP$ budgets for accounts including: business analysis,
    competitive landscape, ROI measurement, challenges and obstacles
  • Coordinate quoting, booking and tracking business to other geographic regions, including North America and abroad
  • Plans, coordinates and presents regular business review for key accounts with management team
  • Prioritize customers and opportunities with greatest potential for success

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years of business-to-business sales experience
  • Technical knowledge and experience in the Southern California geography is desired
  • Electronics distribution experience preferred
  • Proven record of sales growth and performance in competitive business environment
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • Technical degree and/or certificates desired but not required
  • Demonstrate ability to drive strong Supplier relationships
  • Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Broad understanding of customer qualification and account development skills and process
  • PC proficiency in the MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Ability to develop network and ability to utilize network for potential sales
  • Experience with CRM tools and account profiling a plus
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Regional Business Development Specialists – Lighting & Power

This position will focus on Lighting and Power and will be responsible for establishing key customers, developing a solid understanding of the customers’ end systems and market position.   Understanding product desires, communicating the customers’ present and future design challenges, presenting business proposals as well as value proposition and system solutions for the responsible market segment.  This role combines business development and selling professional services. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges.

Locations
– Ohio/Michigan
– Montreal/Quebec
– Southeast/Texas – based in Florida

Primary Responsibilities

  • Strong business development skills ability to seek out and develop new customer opportunities
  • Provide prompt support for opportunities or issues by the sales force, AE’s and manufacturer’s rep teams
  • Escalate and manage complex issues requiring factory engineering support to applicable supplier
  • Develop a detailed and steadily increasing knowledge of relevant products
  • Create supplier related business plans to meet annual sales budgets including business analysis, competitive landscape, challenges and obstacles
  • Plan, coordinate and present regular business reviews for key accounts with management teams
  • Present training and mentoring to internal staff
  • Attend industry functions and provide feedback and information on market and trends
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns and services that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Meet quarterly business goals

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ sales experience
  • Technical knowledge and/or 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
  • Effective negotiation 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 presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel, work independently and/or with sales people
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Help Desk Support Specialist

In this role you will be responsible for providing internal customer support and technical expertise to PC end-users and mobile sales staff.

Location – Southaven, MS

Primary Responsibilities

  • Installing, configuring and maintaining desktop and laptop PCs and peripherals such as printers
  • Installing and configuring application and operating system software and upgrades
  • Troubleshooting and repairing hardware and network connectivity issues
  • Removing old equipment and performing data migration to new equipment
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and operational procedures as required
  • Help prioritize help desk requirements and respond to telephone calls, email, and personal requests for technical support
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Minimum 2 years experience working in customer support/help desk role
  • Excellent understanding of PC software, operating systems (Windows 10, Linux/Unix), MS Office applications, IP networking, IP Telephony and hardware configuration
  • Occasional lifting of heavy objects (computers, other equipment), working on floors/under desks, climbing on ladders
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Must be able to work with end users and communicate effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic Networking experience
  • PC configuration and deployment skills
  • Knowledge of PHP, ASP or Java is desired

Education

  • High School or GED equivalent required, College Associates Degree or Certification preferred
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Operations Specialist

In this role you will develop processes to increase efficiencies within each department. Become the expert in internal systems and workflows to assist employees with system errors and training functions. Create and maintain training materials to support each department. Work on projects and strategic initiatives crossing business segments, teams and operating groups. Typical projects may include integration/platform migration initiatives, specific operational components within a broader integration, cost savings initiatives across various business segments and functional areas.

Location – Scottsdale, AZ

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the sales, marketing and asset teams with systems and processes
  • Partner with internal employees to initiate, leverage and deploy solutions across the company
  • Facilitate the development of processes to differentiate performance across the sales and asset organization
  • Use data analytics to influence and drive decision making
  • Work closely with IT to develop internal systems and website to make them more employee and customer friendly and efficient
  • Margin enhancement initiative by reviewing Sales Orders/QAR’s
  • Assist with investigations -review material transactions in Oracle and WMS for inventory issues
  • Update Data entry of employee in the training database
  • Investigate weekly counterfeit report review on the GIDEP site
  • Complete Conflict Minerals, RoHS and REACH requests
  • Create and run reports to assist with marketing and asset team as needed

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Finance or related field or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks
  • Effective collaborator with proven process improvement skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Keep up-to-date on technology trends, developments & best practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical & non-technical audience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel 30 to 40% of time, domestic and international trips

Preferred Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year of Oracle experience
  • Program/Project management
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Product Line Specialist

The Product Line Specialist (PLS) is responsible for purchasing, product flow, and inventory management in order to maximize customer and supplier satisfaction at the most efficient cost.

Location

  • Scottsdale, AZ

Primary Responsibilities

  • Purchase inventory for demand and stock for assigned product lines
  • Manage supply chain logistics to ensure timely delivery of product from suppliers to customers
  • Liaise between suppliers and WPGA Sales team; diligently support Sales to drive revenue
  • Manage inventory in order to minimize aged/provisioning stock
  • Process returns to supplier, inventory write-downs, rebates, etc. in Oracle
  • Set up new items and maintain proper item cost
  • Obtain quotes and manage ship-and-debit process with our suppliers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adjust task prioritization to meet shifting needs
  • Excellent analytical/process-oriented skills. Highly organized, self-motivated, and client-focused

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, including VLOOKUP functions, macros, etc.
  • Experience working with ERP systems such as Oracle (preferred) or SAP
  • Knowledge of company products, distribution, and/or supply chain management
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in Mandarin Chinese
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Inside Sales Representative

You will be responsible for performing the tactical sales activities of the business, servicing requirements for parts; responding to inquiries; opening new accounts; expediting orders; developing business relationships with new and existing customers; and coordination with other Sales department personnel to perform joint activities and projects. Work with the field sales team and supplier partners to generate sales growth and enhance gross profit. In addition, proactive call outs to find new customers for WPGA.

Location– Scottsdale, AZ

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the managing tactical sales operation process – order entry new account set ups, servicing customer requests and expediting orders
  • Interacts internally with various departments – product, warehouse, field sales and 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
  • Responsible for maximizing billings, net revenue and gross profit
  • Prioritize customers and opportunities with greatest potential for success

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)
  • Bilingual – Spanish a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree and/or certification
  • Experience with CRM tools and account profiling a plus
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Customer Service Representative

This role will assist in various aspects of support for the office in general; assisting Inside Sales with daily tasks; Outsides Sales with specific requests; and management with projects as required. Manage support functions for Inside and Outside Sales and Sales Management; customer service responsibility and office support.

Location– Scottsdale, AZ

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service support to existing sales team
  • Expediting PO’s for customer orders
  • Manage Quote log for wins/losses
  • Assist with updating backlog
  • Occasional customer interface via email and phone
  • Managing calendars, emails and meeting scheduling and coordination
  • Preparing presentations and correspondence
  • Data entry functions, order entry, expediting, margin review
  • Filing, answering telephone, ordering supplies
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Prefer 1-3 years’ experience in related sales and electronic distribution
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • 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
  • Ability to work independently or with sales people

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual – Spanish
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