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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Metalworking Specialist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE (https://youtu.be/VvCFDMQRyM8) to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Requisition ID :14826

Associate Referral Bonus Amount :1,000.00

Employment Type :Full Time

Grade :Sales 15

Job Category :Metalworking

Work Location :Milwaukee, WI

State or Province :Wisconsin (US-WI)

Potential Work/Location : Support the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area along with a 50-60 minute perimeter of the area. Must live within the territory.

Metalworking Specialist

We seek a machining expert—including veterans with military machining experience—to drive process improvement within MSC’s manufacturing customers. In this pivotal role, you will work with our field and inside sales teams and apply your metalworking and industry knowledge to provide insight and expertise to help our customers (industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical, general machining, etc.) become more efficient by utilizing the best metalworking tool manufacturers in the world.


Use your specialized machining expertise to advance success with an industry leader.

  • Work closely in the field with our manufacturing customers applying tools that deliver process improvements and documented cost savings.

  • Actively support the achievement of metalworking (MW) sales for your geographical area of responsibility.

  • Develop relationships and partner with our key suppliers to drive metalworking growth and customer support.

  • Drive accelerated MW sales growth and technical MW support within identified MW target accounts.

  • Support Competitive Advantage Program (vending) customer opportunities to help achieve MW growth and reach cost savings goals.

  • Utilize Salesforce.com to maintain and manage a tool test opportunity funnel and document cost savings.

  • Provide technical support to our MSC sales team for metalworking application opportunities, coordinate local supplier support for tool testing and provide local exclusive brand technical and brand support.


    The machining expert we seek should have these qualifications—relevant military machining experience is applicable.

  • At least 2 years of machining applications experience or demonstrated proficiency in MW applications

  • Solid communication skills, with the ability to work with cross-functional teams and interact with all levels of customers within manufacturing facilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel with potential overnights

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior field sales experience with a distributor or metalworking tooling manufacturer is preferred, as is experience with machining productivity improvement or cost savings initiatives

  • Well-rounded proficiency across broad range of metalworking applications

  • Due to federal regulations and the nature of the job all applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or refugees.

Compensation starting at $70910.00 - $111430 depending on experience.

The salary range represented is based on similar roles in comparable industries, and the cost of labor in respective cities. Actual compensation is based on the candidate’s relevant experience, education requirements and peer pay equity. The Company reserves the right to modify the range as market conditions change.

Why MSC? People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential.

When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, Associate Inclusion Circles: Women, Pride, Black, Veterans, HOLA and DisABLEd as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement: At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law. By applying to this job you agree to the Application and Acknowledgment Declaration terms. Click HERE (https://jobs.mscdirect.com/content/Acknowledgement/?locale=en_US&previewLink=true&referrerSave=false) to review.