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As our world changes rapidly around us in the years to come, one thing we can be sure of is that it will be powered by electricity. We have a great company, selling electrical products, control systems and software that serve homes, buildings and industry. It is a wonderful place for creative, energetic people to build careers in our supply chain, branches, and advisory teams.

Thank you for giving us a look.

We are looking for an Automation Specialist to join our Rexel Automation team in Solon, OH!




  • Responsible for Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, and Software products
  • Presents products and systems to customers and internal personnel.
  • Collaborates with customers on requirements and best solutions for their automation projects.
  • Generate bill of materials around technical specifications
  • Requests market level/competitive costing from Suppliers
  • Works closely with our outside sales staff to determine proposal price to customer.
  • Answers miscellaneous technical call and emails.
  • Participates in product meetings, seminars and training schools to enhance and maintain personal and product knowledge.
  • Participates in improving operations by offering potential solutions to existing methods.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Knowledge of PLC, HMI, and Software Solutions (Rockwell Automation / Allen Bradley knowledge is a plus)
  • Knowledge of electrical practices, and design considerations.
  • Will need to use product knowledge to recommend best solution.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with outside sales staff, customers and co-workers to satisfy job requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize job tasks.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability & willingness to pitch in and help others if required.


Skills, Knowledge, and Education Required


  • 4 year college degree in Engineering or similar equivalent technical degree/experience.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to drive decisions with influence.
  • Product and application knowledge essential.
  • Qualified applicants must be customer oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate/advanced computer skills, specifically with Excel/Outlook/Word.


Rexel USA (A VEVRAA Federal Contractor), and its affiliated companies, is an EEO/Disabled/Veterans employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call 888-739-3547 to let us know the nature of your request.

Automation Specialist - PLC/HMI/Software

Rexel Automation
Branch Field Sales
Automation/Energy Solutions

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland